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Multiskilled engineer

Reference: ToolingEng
Sector(s): Engineering
Salary: £8.50 to £10.50 Per Hour
Benefits: ..
Town/City: Welwyn Garden City
Contract Type: Temporary
Date Posted: 29/11/2017 15:32:00
End Date: 10/01/2018

Osborne Appointments are recruiting on behalf of our client, a manufacturer, based in Welwyn Garden City for a Multi-Skilled Engineer

Working Hours: This will be for 38 hours per week. Based on Mon – Thu 8:00am – 4.45pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:00pm.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate proven track record working within a tool department / environment with experience in the repair of stainless steel form tools and resin type fixtures with the below skill set:
  • Fully competent in the use of conventional milling machines, lathes, and surface grinders, hand held drilling and grinding machines, bench mounted grinder typically used for sharpening drill bits, machine cutting tools etc.
  • Experience in MIG & TIG welding, using band saws, power saws & jig saws
  • Ability to read & understand  engineering / drawing requirements
  • Experience in using measuring equipment such as Vernier callipers, micrometres & protractors.
  • Familiar with the setting up & operating of pillar and radial drilling machines.

Personal Specifications

  • Must beable to work without direct supervision and to co-operate as part of a team.
  • Have an eye for detail and a good level of concentration for the fine tolerances required.
  • Lift, carry, push and or pull 1 – 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Squat/kneel, bend/stoop, crawl, twist/turn, grasp and reach overhead and outward frequently.
  • Ability to work in a hot work environment at times
  • Work in a fast paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, hard-hat, steel-toed shoes and other appropriate protective clothing.
  • A-C GCSE Level or equivalent in English and Maths;
  • Health & Safety Training.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours when required.

Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Osborne Appointments who are acting as an employment agency / business.