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Saw Operator

Engineering Professionals
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£10.50 to £10.75 per hour
20 Jul 2022
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Our client based in Stockport are looking to recruit an experienced saw Operator.

Job Description

Saw Operator- sets up and operates power saws to cut, slot, mitre and trim non-metallic and metallic workpieces according to specifications. Selects and installs blade on the machine, using hand tools. Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate. Positions guides, stops or other fixings to secure and direct workpiece.Cuts material to drawing, specifications. Mounts workpiece in holding device, to cut workpiece to length. Verifies dimension of finished workpiece, using measuring equipment.

Understand and comply with work instructions, including interpreting manufacture drawings.

Ability to measure accurately using tape measures, squares etc.·

Understand and identify the different aluminium sections to be cut.·

Understand and comply with the operation of the different saws on the shop floor and their function.This includes the safe working practices of each saw in line with the work instruction and health and safety requirements.

Inspect aluminium sections for any damage.

Store cut aluminium sections in the correct location.

Selection of the correct saw for the particular aluminium section.

Deburr aluminium sections.

Label of sections with the correct reference.

Monitor aluminium stock levels and report low stock levels to the Production Controller.·

Assist in unloading aluminium delivery’s from the mill

• Load and unload stillage’s for powder coated sections.

• Assist in the housekeeping of the stored aluminium.

• Clean and maintain saws weekly.

• Report any non-conformances to the Production Controller

• Suggest any manufacturing/production process improvements to the Production Controller

• Keep work area clean & tidy at all times, including general housekeeping of the shop floor.

Comply with all Health and Safety requirements including Risk Assessments & COSHH assessments

Wear all appropriate PPE at all times.
Perform any other reasonable duties.

Hours of work:

Monday to Thursday. 08.00 - 16.45
Friday. 08.00 - 12.00.

31 days holiday each year, inclusive of any bank holidays

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Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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