Job Details

Job Ref :
Job Title :
Edgebander and Beamsaw Operator 
Job Category :
Posted :
7/11/2019 10:37:54 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£20.5k - 21.5k per year + Benefits 
Security :
Description :

BS6119:        Edgebander and Beamsaw Operator

Salary:            circa £21,000 plus Benefits

Location:        Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

Job Type:       Permanent


Leading players in the joinery market, delivering highly customised joinery solutions to the Commercial, Residential, Office, Education and Retail sectors are now looking for an Edgebander and Beamsaw Operator to join their manufacturing team. Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor, the Edgebander and Beamsaw Operator will manage the complete processes of edging and cutting.


This role would suit ex-military candidates and applications from ex-service personnel are strongly encouraged.


Key Responsibilities

  • In line with the planned manufacturing schedule, edge and cut all the different job folders in the correct sequence.

  • Ensure that the production processes for both roles are closely adhered to.

  • Ensure that quality standards are achieved.

  • Assist with material management with flagging up any concerns on stock levels.

  • Monitor production time versus planned time

  • Ensure that the glue production machinery is cleaned at the end of each shift in line with manufacturer recommendations.

  • Maintain the machine in line with recommendations.


Shift Pattern

This position entails some late shift work. Shift pattern would be:

  • Day shift:          Monday to Friday          7am to 3:30pm

  • Late shift          Monday to Thursday      11:30am to 8:30pm

Friday                           12pm to 4:30pm

Shift pattern will be weekly alternated with other operators.


Key Qualifications And Experience

  • Previous experience on operating edgebanders and beamsaws would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of timber material specification would be an advantage

  • Previous experience in working in a factory environment would be an advantage

  • Combi lift & Counterbalance fork lift truck licence would be an advantage.

  • For the right candidate, full training will be provided, if necessary.


Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.  Please state your salary expectations.

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