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Machine Operator

  • Location: Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Shannon Allister
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 185403SA2_1626422791

Morson are looking to recruit a Machinery Operative on behalf of our prestigious Aerospace client, based in Darwen.

The role will involve operating an Autoclave, ensuring all parts/components meet set curing specifications. The post-holder must have the ability to work within a team as well as individually to meet manufacturing/operational objectives. It is essential that the post-holder has a flexible attitude so that they can become a versatile, multi-skilled individual who has the ability to work across different manufacturing functions within the business.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Frequent communication (several times throughout each day) with the Department's Team Leader to understand clear production plans so that objectives can be met.
  • Undertake manual loading, unloading and curing of all parts/components in accordance to specifications.
  • Watch keeping of industrial machinery to ensure operations are carried out correctly.
  • Carry out the inspection of completed cure cycles and confirm that parts have passed or failed in accordance to specifications.
  • TPM (General Maintenance) of all Autoclaves.
  • Maintenance and testing of all vacuum pipes and thermocouples.
  • Maintain compliance to all master processes and associated documents therefore ensuring industry standards are upheld in the production of components.
  • Ensuring performance within the team remains a high standard.
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety standards.
  • Regular upkeep of records and documentation.
  • To contribute and undertake 6S improvements.
  • To support cost reduction initiatives by introducing new ideas or removing waste and non-value added time or operations to increase profitability whilst maintaining compliance.

Person Specification

  • Machinery operation and/or engineering experience, or a willingness to obtain experience within this environment
  • Aerospace and/or engineering background is desirable
  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Highly motivated, driven and disciplined with a "can do" attitude.

This role will involve various shift patterns, including nights