Manufacturing Operatives (Linear Dept)

Working in Partnership with our client, NSK Bearings Ltd we are recruiting for a number of Permanent positions within the Factory.

We have several positions to fill within their Linear Departments. These areas are of mixed skill levels, any previous manufacturing experience would be beneficial but full training will be given. Strong work ethic, good attitude and a willingness to learn are key.

Linear – Positions available on 2 shift and 3 shift rotation
Linear Guides or linear rail slides are support devices that are used to help carry loads and ensure straight and level linear motion. Linear guides will usually consist of two components: the sliding carriage and the rail. The sliding carriage is the element that moves along the rail and supports the attached load.
Roles within there are
• Bandsaw Operator: Cutting steel bars to length to create the billets/slider blocks
• Machine Operators: Slider blocks are machined on CNC machining centres (Bridgeport and Mazak)
• Grinding, deburring, re-tap and surface grinding of slider blocks using CNC grove grinding machines
• Assembly Operators – Washing and laser marking of sliders. Assembly of the slider, inspection and packing of final product into boxes.

Self Lube – Positions are 2 shift rotation
• Bearings used mainly in Agricultural Equipment.
• Putting together of inserts into housings by hand to make Self-Lube Bearings.
• Completed bearings are then packaged / boxed before being moved to the warehouse.

Linear Rail & Assembly – Positions are 2 shift rotation
• Cutting of steel bars to size using a bandsaw
• Polishing and washing of rails
• Assembly of sliding guiderails on to the rail
• Completed rails are then packaged / boxed before being moved to the warehouse.

2 shift rotation is Mornings and Afternoons (Monday to Friday)
3 shift rotation is Mornings, Nights and Afternoons (Nights start Sunday night)

Starting salary is from £21,019.97 – £23,484.37 (depending on role and shift allowance pay) and once trained (3-6 months) salary is increased.

Benefits include:
• Pension with enhanced Company contributions
• Employee life assurance cover
• 33 days Holiday per Holiday year with a 2 week shutdown in August and a week shutdown at year end.

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