General Operative - Wheel fabrication & finishing

General Operative - Wheel fabrication & finishing

£24,000/per annum DOE

BWT is currently recruiting for a Wheel Finisher & Paint Sprayer for a specialist agricultural business based near Saffron Walden.

The Business

The business has grown from a family farming background to one of the UK’s biggest specialist suppliers for the agricultural sector, supported by a dedicated team of approximately 20 staff.

The business has mastered their technical field of expertise through regularly sourcing up to date technical data, stocking a wide variety of product and conveying their technical knowledge to their customers.

The Role

You would be working as part of a small production team to produce re-furbished tractor and other agricultural sector wheels

General Duties include:

·         Wheel fabrication – welding, boring and drilling

·         Manually spray painting of metal wheels – both powder and wet

·         Loading, unloading and operating the shot blaster

·         Paint touch up

·         Wheel inspection and quality control

·         Tyre fitting, including occasional deliveries and fitting on farm

·         Equipment cleaning and servicing

·         Ensure a safe site by following Risk Assessments and Safe Standard Operating Procedures

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be currently working, or have experience working in a light industrial sector or agriculture, with direct experience of either welding/fabrication or paint spraying a significant benefit.

Essential Skills:

·         Accuracy and an eye for detail

·         Hard working and reliable

·         Ability to learn quickly

·         Grace under pressure

·         Tidy and focused working style

·         Team player

·         Self-motivated

Desirable Skills

·         Welding

·         Manual spray painting experience

·         Fork Lift Licence – (Counter, Reach, Telescopic)

·         Agricultural Sector Knowledge

For the right candidate there would be the ability to develop through to a multi-functional operator through training in other site processes, enabling variety for the individual and improved operational coverage for the business.

Learning and training provided.

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