Manchester, UK Full Time, Temporary



Job Description:

Material preparation, part finishing and packing. Production and inspection of components to standards and to drawings, removal of swarf, welding splatter & cleaning of machines. Deburring / polishing of machined parts, along with the assembly of components and production of piece parts. Perform other duties and assignments where required.



  • Preparation of materials for fabrication, cutting of metals, threading pipe work, deburring and polishing of parts, cleaning of work areas, operation of automatic saws, drills, pipe threading equipment. Supporting welding operations and paint processes, packing of components. Any other duties where required
  • General fabricated parts using a variety of techniques; shot blasting, manual fettling, sanding, pillar drill and grinding
  • Producing parts to drawing and within agreed specifications / tolerances
  • Produce components to an agreed schedule of works orders
  • Testing of products and components in pressurised systems
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; detailed by production engineering, following manufacturer's instructions
  • Control the raw material and component stock
  • Handling of heavy sheet steels, bar stock in the assembly process and of fabricated steel products
  • Producing pipe work assemblies, including cutting and threading of pipe
  • Using mechanical saw, pillar drills, hose cutting equipment in the manufacture of components and assemblies
  • Loading and unloading materials on to plasma cutting equipment
  • Handling assemblies on and off the conveyor system
  • Supporting the welding processes and painting processes
  • Operation of lifting equipment and handling aids
  • Control the raw material stock


About You: 


  • Experience in mechanical assembly
  • Use of manual machine tools (pillar drill)
  • Experience of working within a disciplined ISO 9000 environment



  • Interpreting drawings
  • Engineering changes
  • Health and safety
  • Computer literacy
  • Good problem solving techniques   
  • Organisational skills
  • Adaptable and creative
  • Candidate must have a good understanding of mechanical processes & practices
  • Managing change and process improvements
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to communicate with people concisely and accurately
  • Self motivated, working to agreed objectives
  • Pro-active, team player
  • Ability to stick at repetitive tasks for relatively long periods of time
  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills and able and willing to perform other duties and assignments as needed

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Applications should be made by forwarding a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can submit your application by post to:


Elcometer Limited, Edge Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6BU.