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Manufacturing Operator - Foundry

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  • Exeter, Devon, England
  • Temp to perm,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Foundry 0202
  • 02/02/2024
Job description

Job Title: Manufacturing Operator – Foundry

Location: Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2

Contract: Temporary Ongoing  

Working Days: Monday to Friday

Shift: 3 shift rotation 0600-1330/1300-2030/2000-0630

Basic Pay Rate: £14.34ph

Overtime Rates: £16.62ph - £24.93ph

gap personnel are currently recruiting for Manufacturing Operators based within the Foundry department at global manufacturing giants Howmet Aerospace located at Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2

You will be joining a company of innovators and makers. Howmet are transforming the future of flying and driving with high-performance engineered solutions that are paired with advanced manufacturing expertise. The site help make quieter, more fuel-efficient engines for airplanes and gas turbines. Their market-leading aluminium wheels help trucks save fuel and reduce maintenance while rolling in style.

The role of a Manufacturing Operator is a key position within not only the operations of the site, but also within the supply chain into both the aerospace and gas industries. The site is solely focused on 2 factors: Quality & Safety. 

As a Manufacturing Operator within the Foundry department your main responsibilities are:

  • High level of focus around EH&S.
  • Attention to detail and strong quality focus.
  • Work in a synchronized manner as part of a small team in close proximity to molten metal.
  • Participate in Total Productive Maintenance and problem-solving activities.
  • Loading and unloading pre heat furnaces to supply casting furnaces.
  • Loading and unloading casting furnaces using bespoke handling equipment.
  • Regular use of pedestrian trucks.
  • Maintain an organized and efficient work area to ensure that casting times are achieved.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duty as may be required.

Within this department, you will benefit from having experience or transferable skills such as;

Physical fitness, Great levels of organization, Ability to follow instructions accurately, reliable. Previous Foundry experience would be beneficial, though training will be given.

The site boasts superb onsite facilities such as: Subsidised hot food canteen, multiple vending machines, break-out areas, temp to perm opportunities, free carpark, additional local food amenities, additional career progression opportunities and an opportunity for overtime.

Successful candidates will be a pro-active team worker, liaising and co-operating with all members of staff. Operate within the confines of company policy and procedure requirements, including integrity and confidentiality in respect of the business. Abide by health and safety legislation in respect of yourself and others.

All suitable candidates will complete a site interview, medical health assessment, drug & alcohol test and induction prior to starting their assignment.

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