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Finishing Machine Shop Operator

Finishing Machine Shop Operator

Job Title: Finishing Machine Shop Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Industry: Engineering
Reference: 11398_1693915132
Contact Name: Kayleigh Boyland
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Job Published: 05 September 2023
Job Description

Are you a Finishing Shop Machine Operator looking for an exciting, new challenge with an international company that can boast an excellent reputation? Does the thought of a varied role with excellent career prospects appeal to you? Do you want to be part of a forward-thinking environment where you can take advantage of excellent career development and ongoing training?

We are currently recruiting for a Finishing Shop Machine Operator to join an international, leading provider of Heat Treatments in Newport working day shifts. The is a fantastic opportunity to join the production team to efficiently operate manual grinding equipment to produce finished ground components in line with customer requirements.

As a Finishing Shop Machine Operator, you will:

  • Be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of finishing equipment (cylindrical / surface / polishing).
  • Carry out routine operator maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure that components are finished accordingly to the quality standards, customer drawings, and process documents for each application.
  • Inspect parts before and after processing to ensure preceding operations have been carried out correctly and to verify that your own work has met the required standards.
  • Gain a thorough understanding, through training provided and experience, of the factors that affect coating quality and be able to use that knowledge to ensure components are processed to approved methods.
  • Operate in a safe manner and undertake any training necessary to enable you to fulfil the requirements of your position.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Previous experience of setting and operating manual cylindrical, and surface grinding machines.
  • Previous experience of grinding tungsten carbide coatings.
  • Experience in reading engineering drawings.
  • Competent in the use of measuring equipment and measuring techniques.


  • £30,000 - £35,000 p/a.
  • Pension match contribution from 4% - 10%.
  • Life assurance - 2 x annual salary rising to 4 x if joining company pension.
  • Free parking & refreshments on site.
  • Full sick pay.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus national holidays.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm.

For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Kayleigh at Vibe Recruit today.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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