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Manufacturing Technician

Job Details
  • 5414
  • Calder
  • Chester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Pay rate of £10.88 ph, salary equivalent to £20,367 + great benefits

Manufacturing Technician – working 38 hours over 4 days per week, with option for you to increase and change hours

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. We are one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide.

In addition, Calder are also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering. We design, manufacture, and install radiation shielding and other products for the nuclear, defence, healthcare, construction, industrial and research markets.

The Role - Manufacturing Technician

Assisting the Lead Burning and Large Castings team with day-to-day tasks, you’ll be responsible for recycling all scrap lead, along with ensuring the yard and stock health and safety standards are followed. Your duties will include:

  • Moving, managing, de-burring, prepping, and recycling material
  • Ensuring the work area, melting pots, equipment and yard is kept clean and safe
  • Assisting with the manufacture of components
  • Setting standards and implanting a quality and stock-controlled yard
  • Liaising with Maintenance regarding improvements or breakdowns
  • Emptying and removing swarf from machinery / pots, emptying all swarf bins
  • Providing general labour where required

The Package

As a Manufacturing Technician, you’ll benefit from:

  • Permanent contract
  • Pay rate of £10.88 per hour, salary equivalent to £20,367 based on 36 hours per week (with 30-minute unpaid lunch break)
  • Paid overtime available
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (following successful probation period)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Potential for career progression

You’ll be based at our busy factory located on Sealand Road, on the outskirts of Chester City Centre, working Monday to Thursday 7am to 4:30pm (although there is the option for you to increase and change hours, whilst considering business need).

Our Requirements – Manufacturing Technician

  • Experience gained within heavy industry / engineering environment
  • You must have Counterbalance, FLT & Reach licences, and Overhead Crane training
  • Team player with good verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility towards tasks, working hours and overtime

All applications for this Manufacturing Technician vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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