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Engineer / Machine Operative

Salary: £25,000

Location: Bridgwater

Job type: Permanent

Category: Bridgwater

Acorn by Synergie is recruiting a Engineering Operative who has operated a milling machine (in the food industry). You'll be working with rubber or plastic. Working hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 16:30pm and Friday finish at 1pm. £25,000 per annum. Responsible for dimensional and visual inspection (as applicable) of own output Multi skilled to cover the following production operations Must have previous mill experience ideally operating a Bharaj mill. 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 Laser marking Correct manual handling of tools and moulds Carry out all operations as outlined in production paperwork & SOP's Flexible, to be transferred to other areas of production Carry out all work activities in accordance with HSE requirements Keep work area(s) in compliance with company housekeeping standards Education and Experience: Experience in a Rubber manufacturing environment is desirable 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 Geography to cover and travel requirements: This position is based at TSS Bridgwater The role may include occasional travel for training or other site visits Must have proof of right to work in the UK Behavioural Characteristics: Team player Health and Safety mindset Flexible with ability to pick up new ideas Ability to communicate with all colleagues Ability to learn new skills Reliable with an excellent standard of attendance and punctuality record Work well under pressure to meet deadlinesAcorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment


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