Tool Assembler

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GPW are recruiting for our client, who manufacture innovative and state of the art processing and packaging machinery for supply to the FMCG industry and they are looking for a Tool Assembler to start ASAP.

The Rewards

  • Salary £19,000- £23,000 per annum dependent on experience (monthly pay).
  • Hours of work are 08:00- 16:30, Monday to Friday.
  • Twenty days’ holiday plus bank holidays – increasing one day per year to maximum of 25 days plus bank holidays.
  • Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary.
  • Group Personal Pension Plan – Company contributes 5% after three pension years of service Company contribution is backdated to start date. Employer currently contributes 3%, Candidate has to put in minimum of 4% under auto enrolment.
  • Thirty minutes lunch and two 15 minute breaks.
  • Rest room with TV, drinks and snacks machine, fridges, microwaves and sandwich ordering service.
  • Overtime at 1.5x for midweek and weekends

Purpose of the Job:

The key responsibilities of the Tool Assembler will see the successful candidate working in a small team, effectively conducting tool assembly duties and bench fitting duties to the required specifications, quality and timescales, ensuring that relevant documentation is completed and passed to appropriate personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and analyse component drawings for tapping and drilling
  • Assemble tools using components and items identified on the parts list to the specification/drawing
  • Finish machine components from machining centres
  • Identify any errors made in manufacture and liase with the Team Leader
  • Identify any shortages in the parts list and inform the Team Leader directly
  • Take part in fault-finding in conjunction with the Team Leader and other relevant departments
  • Conduct pre-delivery inspection (PDI) check during and at the end of assembly and take appropriate action where required
  • Carry out weekly 5S audits on area as requested by Team Leader
  • Assist customers and colleagues with problems that arise offering practical and appropriate solutions.
  • Deal professionally, competently and courteously with customers, suppliers and colleagues in verbal and written communications.
  • Clean and tidy work area on a daily basis
  • Read and analyse component drawings for tapping and drilling
  • Finish machine components from machining centres
  • Identify any errors made in manufacture and liase with the Team Leader
  • Identify any shortages in the parts list and inform the Team Leader directly
  • Assemble tools using components and items identified on the parts list to specification/ drawing
  • Take part in fault-finding in conjunction with the Team Leader and other relevant departments
  • Conduct pre-delivery inspection (PDI) check during and at the end of assembly and take appropriate action where required
  • Carry out weekly 5S audits on area as requested by Team Leader

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to health and safety policies and procedures and carry out all activities in a manner which is responsible and safe to yourself and others.
  • Develop positive relationships with all you come into contact with.
  • Contribute positively to team and company morale and spirit.
  • Accept responsibility for the quality of work and get it right first time.
  • To carry out any other duties as requested.

This job description of the Tool Assembler is a non-exhaustive summary of the min responsibilities within your role. In addition you may be expected to undertake additional duties in order to properly execute your role, to assist with the work of your department or to support other functions when requested to do so.

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Due to the demand for this type of role, we may not be able to speak to all applicants so please accept our apologies if this is the case.

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