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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Semi Skilled Operator


Job Description:

Semi-Skilled Operator (Temp): £10.92ph - £13.23ph DOE

*Immediate starts available!





The Company:

Our client is a market leader in the design and manufacture of high-class engineered products, supplying in to various industries including oil & gas, aerospace, defence and nuclear amongst others.


Salary of a Semi-Skilled Operator:

Pay rate £10.92ph - £13.23ph depending on experience and qualifications.


Job Responsibilities of a Semi-Skilled Operator:

  • Select gauge and type of sheet metal such as stainless steel, mild steel, aluminium, titanium or non-metallic material such as fibrous insulation according to product specifications.
  • Layout and mark dimensions and reference on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts or uses templates.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials.
  • Shape metal material using jigs and fixtures.
  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces.
  • Weld, solder, bolt, rivet, screw, clip or bond component parts to assemble products
  • Repair and maintain sheet metal products
  • Inspect products for compliance with specifications and quality requirements.
  • Reinstate the work area following engineering activities
  • Perform activities to standard operating procedures, product specific


Skills & experience of a Semi-Skilled Operator:

  • Must have sheet metal work experience
  • Experienced operator of Treaple guillotine, folders and hand jennys, as well as pedestal drills
  • Knowledge of riveting and welding
  • Must show a good attitude and work ethic
  • Experienced hand tool operator, including tinsnips, nibblers, hand shears, grinders/cutters, linishers and hand drills


Why Should You Apply?

  • Outstanding opportunity to join a fantastic company
  • Potential long term temporary contract
  • Immediate start available


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Leadership and Executive Level Appointments
  • Engineering - Production, Process, Project
  • Technical – Electronic, Software, System, Automation
  • Design - Mechanical, Electrical, Draughtsperson, Manager
  • QHSE - Inspector, Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Maintenance & Trades - Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • HR & Finance
  • Customer Service & Admin
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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