Plate Saw Operative

Groomfield Recruitment Ltd
9.80 GBP Annual
15 Feb 2019
15 Mar 2019
Contract Type

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for our leading client in the Birmingham area! We are looking for experienced Plate Saw Operatives on a rotational shift. This is a temp to perm position.

Rotational 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm and this is paying GBP9.80 per hour.

The main duties for this position are to:

  • To ensure all products are handled, cut and identified in accordance with our clients working practices.
  • The accurate setting, cutting and identification of materials maximising stock utilisation.
  • The maintenance and accurate recording of all details on both computer-based stock control system and all supporting documentation
  • Maintain and promote safe working practices and policies

Main accountabilities:

  • Ensuring all products are handled correctly
  • Ensuring full conformance to all the identified order requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring all stock being processed is maximised to achieve the best stock utilisation possible in adherence without client's quality and working procedures and practices.
  • Ensuring all stock and processed products are clearly identified in accordance with both client and customer requirements

Qualifications, Experience and Skills


  • Knowledgeful on all aspects of raw materials handled on site
  • Knowledge of all products handled by the sire and its disparate cutting requirements
  • Ability to read and understand a cutting pattern to maximise stock utilisation and minimise waste
  • Programming knowledge for machine set-up, preparation and cutting.
  • Self-motivated, reliant, diligent, analytical and numerate
  • PC literate
  • Ability to be trained and understand being a business approved stamp holder


  • Understanding of health and safety at work legislation and its practical application
  • Understanding of the full scope of quality processes applicable to handling of materials
  • Current valid counterbalance mechanical handling license
  • Machine maintenance skills applicable to the type of equipment operated
  • Understanding of continuous improvement philosophies