Wood Machinist

Posted 02 July 2024
Salary £13.56
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalManufacturing
Job FunctionCNC and Machining

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on Offer

  • Working with a highly innovative marketing leading company.

  • A varied and interesting role

  • A widely recognised and acknowledged industry leading company culture

  • A permanent position, with excellent long term career prospects.

  • An immediate start date.

  • Working condensed hours across Monday – Thursday, 39 hours per week day shift

  • On-site parking.

MTrec’s New Client Opportunity

Our client is an established, highly prestigious, and successful blue-chip manufacturing company based in the Cramlington area. They are now looking for an experienced Wood Machinist to join their team full time permanent basis. If you meet the person specification for the role, please apply below.

The job you will be doing

  • Making pieces using a variety of hardwood materials as per the job order specification and checking finished work is to the required specifications

  • Responsible for safely and correctly setting up of machinery and tools including cross cut and rip saws, 2 side and 4 side planning machines, spindle moulders and sanding equipment.

  • Sawing and cutting wood using specialist equipment and techniques to ensure they meet the required size and length

  • Monitoring machine operations to detect problems and report these to the Supervisor.

  • Start machines, adjust controls and make trial cuts to ensure that machinery is operating properly

  • Monitor operation of machines and ensure adjustments to correct problems and ensure conformance to specifications

  • Feed stock through feed mechanisms, shaping to produce desired components

  • Ensure the work area is kept clean and tidy

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment and follow health and safety instructions provided to safeguard your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your actions.

  • Any other reasonable task as requested by your line manager

About You

  • Proven experience in the set up and operation of conventional wood machinery

  • Ideally experienced in using and programming a variety of machines from an industrial / woodmill background

  • Knowledge of the properties of various wood materials

  • Close attention to detail

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Ability to problem solve as required