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Sheet Metal Operator

Job Introduction

The Manufacturing Sheet Metal Operator will be responsible for interpreting drawings, performing quality checks, measuring and cutting material, assembling components, welding and other duties as needed. In this role, you will be responsible for operating a variety of machines to create sheet metal parts according to specifications. You will ensure efficient operations, maintain high-quality standards, and meet production deadlines.

About the Company

BRUSH Switchgear provide agile and adaptive engineering solutions and products, including consultancy services, design, and project management as well as award-winning product technology, to a wide range of projects.

A chosen partner for national and regional power generation and distribution network operators, through innovation and a commitment to delivering solutions that address grid-resilience and drive system change, we support the global drive to net-zero, helping create a future-proof Infrastructure.

Role Responsibility

  • Operate punch machines, laser cutters, press brakes, insertion machines, and stud welders to fabricate sheet metal parts.
  • Set up machines according to job specifications, including loading and unloading materials, and adjusting tooling.
  • Ensure all parts meet dimensional tolerances and quality standards by performing in-process inspections.
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area, following all safety protocols.
  • May be required to assist with minor machine setups and troubleshooting.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • To produce sheet metal components in line with the production requirements as communicated by the supervisor.
  • To self-inspect work and ensure correctly formed and report any non-conformance issues through the
  • To take appropriate care of tooling and machinery, including some maintenance operations, and advising of specific maintenance & repair requirements.
  • Ability to use welding equipment advantageous, but not essential.
  • To maintain a high level of housekeeping.
  • May be requested to work in other areas of the facility during busy / quiet periods, with other departments, such as engineering and planning, to ensure smooth production flow.

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications or Functional Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating punch machines, laser cutters, press brakes, or similar metal fabrication equipment.
  • Strong understanding of sheet metal fabrication processes.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is a plus.
  • Experience with stud welding is a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality control.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Skills

  • The ability to work well under pressure and deal with unexpected change.
  • Teamworking skills.
  • Technical expertise.
  • Good IT and analytical skills.

Knowledge

  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office

 

About the Company

BRUSH Switchgear provide agile and adaptive engineering solutions and products, including consultancy services, design, and project management as well as award-winning product technology, to a wide range of projects.

A chosen partner for national and regional power generation and distribution network operators, through innovation and a commitment to delivering solutions that address grid-resilience and drive system change, we support the global drive to net-zero, helping create a future-proof Infrastructure.

BRUSH Group

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Please note that BRUSH Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters of employment agencies. Without the authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager to submit CVs for that role, BRUSH Group will not agree to payment of any referral or recruiter fee.

In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a CV or candidate, without the prior authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager, BRUSH Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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