Vacancy – Saw Operative

Abbey Forged Products is the UK’s leading forge master in the oil & gas industry and have recently acquired accreditations for the Nuclear and Aerospace industries.  With over 40 years’ experience in forging, Abbey are specialists in creating bespoke products using open die forging.

We currently have an opportunity for a Saw Operative to join the Saw Department, the main duties of the role include, but are not limited to: –

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely cutting of all material issued
  • Ensure the work area is kept clean and safe (including minor maintenance)
  • Accurate processing of paperwork in line with duties
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely extraction and return to stock locations, of all materials pre and post cutting, (as applicable).

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and personal attributes: –

  • Previous experience of band Saw operation would be advantageous
  • Physically fit as some heavy lifting/bending is required
  • Ability to interpret instructions (written & verbal)
  • Efficiency and attention to detail is essential
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Fork-Lift licence
  • Combination Sideloader Licence
  • Manual Handling
  • Reliable with excellent time keeping

This role operates on a 2-shift pattern of mornings and nights.

What we offer in return:-

  • Competitive hourly rates
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Also, up to a maximum of a 5 extra days holiday based on length of service.
  • Paid breaks
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme, that includes 24/7 365 day a year access to GP, prescription service, counselling, financial and legal advice for employees and their partners.
  • Online discounts for travel, shopping, eating out, days out etc.
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • Real training and development opportunities
  • Abbey prides itself on their exceptionally modern and clean working facilities that are second to none.
  • We encourage team spirit and strive for continuous improvement providing rewards for 6s.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Canteen facilities offering hot & cold food choices and daily specials.
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