Cold Forge Setter

Up to £21,000 per annum + Shift Allowancce
15 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Optimas is a major global partner for industry-leading original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. Barton Cold-Form operates under the Optimas brand, as a manufacturer and distributor of highly engineered fasteners and special cold forgings for the automotive and industrial industries.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Cold Forge Setter who has experience of setting, adjusting and operating cold-heading machines and wiredrawers.

Key responsibilities:

Advance arranging appropriate tool sets and material according to works order and details for next job on headerPreparation and submission of suitable first off samples for QAD approvalAll Quality and Self certification procedures in accordance with his QC Brief, including SPC chartingProper use, maintenance and housekeeping of hand tools, gauges and machinesReporting of any defects or suspected defects in tools, hand tools, gauges, machines or wire to the controlling departmentMaintain maximum possible output observing production speeds appropriate for each jobWeighing off and related record upkeepKeeping of accurate routing records (Quality, Quantity and Materials)To assist management and staff in the identification, and introduction of all reasonable measures to improve productivity, quality and working methods and conditions as part of the continual improvement and TQM programmes.To receive appropriate training.To assist with training of Setter/Operators.Other tasks and duties as required.Skills preferred:

Setting and operation of Cold heading machines of various types.· Fault detection.

· Communication (Written & Oral).

· Reading Engineering drawings.

· Use of Analogue and digital micrometers and verniers.

Qualifications Preferred

· 'O' Levels or GCSE Grade 1 in: Mathematics, English· OND or ONC Engineering (Mech./Prod./Manu. or equivalent) .· Technical Training course at BIFF Skills Centre.· NVQ Level 2 - Engineering Materials Processing (High Pressure Metal Forming - Cold).HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

Maintain safe working practices and observe Health & Safety regulations in accordance with Company Policy & current legislation at all times.To ensure that The Dept maintains a high standard of Housekeeping (cleanliness of workspace and related areas) throughout.Maintain environmental controls according to current legislation, Company procedures and good practice.This is a great opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading experts in the cold forging industry. Located in modern, friendly premises in Droitwich Spa, Barton is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of bespoke critical fastenings and special cold forgings. Barton supply world renowned organisations such as Jaguar Land Rover and export to over 21 countries around the world.

Please send your CV and contact details to find out more information about the role.

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