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Engineering Operative

Location

Bridgwater, Somerset

Pay rate, Salary

plus two annual bonuses

Contract Type

Permanent

Summary

A fantastic opportunity to work for a forward thinking company has arisen. This is a newly created department.

You must have experience...

Job Reference

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Job description

A fantastic opportunity to work for a forward thinking company has arisen. This is a newly created department.

You must have experience working with rubber/ plastic within a manufacturing environment.

Hours 8am - 16.30pm and early Friday finish 1pm
Working on the F1 contract

Salary: £25,000 plus two bonuses a year

After a basic training period have the ability to work with limited supervision in producing parts in accordance with the Company's Health And Safety and Quality procedures


Tasks and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for dimensional and visual inspection (as applicable) of own output
* Multi -killed to cover the following production operations
* Blank preparation
* Milling of elastomer
* Cutting/stamping blanks to size & weight controls
* Setting & operation of Barwell preform cutter
* Metal & PTFE preparation
* Masking & shot blasting of metals
* Degreasing metals & PTFE's
* Mixing of bonding agents, handling of solvents
* Application of bonding agent to metal & PTFE's
* Metal component reclaim


Moulding:

* Set-up of mould & press
* Operating multiple moulding presses (compression & transfer)
* Application of mould release
* Initial trimming of excess flash
* RTV Silicone casting
* Mixing of two part silicone, including degassing
* Cleaning/preparation of moulds
* Pouring material & degasssing
* Demoulding
* Post cure
* Loading/unloading of oven


Trimming:

* Setting and operating kniffing machines, cutting sealing lips and polishing/flash removal
* Setting and operating on manual lathe for the cutting of large rim seals
* Setting and operating manual lathe for the trimming of CV boots


Finishing:

* Mixing hypalon sealant and spraying seal OD
* Hand assembly operations i.e. crimping PTFE, multiple seal components
* Grease application
* Fitting of garter springs which could involve modification of spring
* Correct manual handling of tools and moulds
* Carry out all operations as outlined in production paperwork & SOP's
* After basic training period have the ability to work with limited supervision


Education and Experience:

* Experience in a Rubber manufacturing environment is favourable


Competences:

* Good dexterity to handle small components whilst wearing gloves
* Quality conscious with strong attention to detail
* Understanding the need for quality and how it impacts on business
* Good understanding of foreign object defects, cause and rectification
* Ability to understand and complete paperwork
* Maintain standards as set by company

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