Plasma Operator (Machine)

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 22000 / Year
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference

Adecco are working with an established Engineering company with a proud history serving it's customers throughout the Uk. They're currently seeking a Plasma Operator to join the business on a full time basis.

The candidate will be responsible for the safe day to day running of an allocated machine and to ensure that all manufacturing targets are achieved.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all plasma cutting is carried out on time.

  • Ensure all profiles are of good quality to the internal / external customer.

  • To support and supply both internal and external customer base.

  • Using both reactive and proactive approach.

  • To do this with minimal cost in time, materials and waste.

  • Implement and sustain 5S standards, with a target of 12+.

  • Achieve efficiency levels to 95% target.

  • Carry out all duties with due diligence.

  • Carry out all duties within H&S guidelines.

  • Help and support trainees and new starters.

  • Other duties as requested


  • At least four years profiling experience setting and operating plasma machines.

  • Experience of working to demandin tolerances

  • Experience setting and operating Water Jet Machnines

  • Ability to read, understand and intrepret engineering drawings

  • Ability to use a variety of measuring eqipment (both metric and imperial)

  • Ability to work to Standard operating procedures and ensure full product traceability

  • Able to create program form DXF using Alpha Cam

  • Ability to safely operate a Forklift Truck

If you would like to discuss the role further please get in contact. Please don't apply if you don't have a minimum of 4 years' experience as I won't be able to respond due to the volume of applications.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Steven Parker