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Job Description

Production Setter

(Various Shifts Available)

23,000 - 24,000 per annum

My client who is a global materials engineering company that specialises in the manufacture of high specification products with extraordinary properties are recruiting for an experienced Production Setter to join their production department.

Production Setter - Job Purpose:

This role is responsible for the set-up, operation, and total productive maintenance (TPM) activities for various production processes such as pressing, grinding and / or lapping. This is a vital role ensuring the machinery delivers quality components in line with output targets.

Production Setter Accountabilities:

•Setting machines in accordance with H&S regulations and the process control plans.
•Adjusting machine cycle times to achieve component specification and target output rate.
•To interpret component drawings to determine component specifications.
•Using measuring equipment to ensure components meet specification.
•Using tools such as SMED to improve change over efficiency to reduce down-time.
•Introducing shadow board and line side tooling to reduce waste.
•Responsible for championing 6S and developing a culture of lean manufacturing.
•Performing & developing PM & TPM activities to ensure continuous operation of machines, monitoring the condition of machine parts and replacing when required.
•Training others to set & operate equipment safely and to the process control plan.
Production Setter Requirements:

•Ideally possess an Advanced Apprenticeship level qualification or equivalent in an engineering discipline (Essential)
•Experience in set-up, operation and total productive maintenance (TPM) activities for various production processes such as pressing, grinding and / or lapping (Essential)
•Previous proven experience in a production machine setting role (Essential)
•Experience of managing within a strong H&S Culture (Essential)
•A Yellow Belt Lean qualification (Desirable)

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