Band Saw Operative

  • Location
    Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 8.72 - £ 9.5 / Hour
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference

Band Saw Operative - working with large industrial machinery in a steel production site, cutting steel, welding, fabricating etc

Crane and Sling preferred.

Working House 7am or 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday, possible early finish on a Friday.

Job Description:

    • 1) Sets up and operates metal-sawing machines, such as hacksaw, band saw, circular saw, friction saw, and rubber-disk saw to cut metal stock to dimensions: Reads job order for specifications, such as material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut.

    • 2) Obtains and transfers stock to machine, manually or with hoist.

    • 3) Installs saw blade and sets blade tension and cutting speed for specified operation.

    • 4) Sets saw blade angle to obtain desired angle cuts, using wrench.

    • 5) Sets stops and guides to control dimension of cut, using steel rule and wrenches.

    • 6) Positions and secures stock against stops or in feeding device.

    • 7) Turns valve to start flow of coolant against cutting area.

    • 8) Starts machine and observes operation.

    • 9) Measures work for conformance to specifications, using rule.

    • 10) Marks identifying data on work piece.

    • 11) Replaces defective cutting blade or wheel, using hand tools.

    • 12) May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, size of work piece, or type or trade name of machine and be designated accordingly.

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Please apply with your CV to: Clair Cunningham