Rubber Vulcaniser / Lathe Engineers x 2

Location: Batley, West Yorkshire
Ref: TAP1571
Pay: £19-23K DOE

Our well-established Client provides specialist expertise and the highest quality products for material processing, surface protection and service with each of these services being controlled by a dedicated team of industry professionals. The business actively develops engineered solutions for mining and quarrying, materials handling, mineral processing and general industries such as the food, pharmaceutical and printing trades.

Our client is now looking to expand their workshop team and as a result they are looking to recruit 2 new members of staff who ideally have either previous rubber trade experience or mechanical experience working on a lathe or engineering equipment. This experience is essential and regretfully candidates without the required experience will not be considered as this is quite a niche market.

Both these roles are permanent, and you will be required to have the experience and skills to carry out the role as a rubber roll producer vulcanising team member with the ability to be part of a team carrying out the covering, vulcanising of pulleys, plates, to various specifications. The job role is varied and includes a wide skill set, such as centre lathe work, cylindrical grinding, mechanical lifting implements and hands-on building.

Full training will be given for candidates who do not hold experience in the vulcanising of rubber products.

Workshop duties will include:

  • Working with steel rolls, aluminium rolls, steel plates.
  • Stripping old rubber from various substrates.
  • Preparing the surface and applying the necessary bonding agents.
  • Preparing and cutting rubber as per the job requirements of the customer.
  • Applying rubber in different formats to the differing substrates as described above.
  • Using and working with several different processes of vulcanizing such as hot & cold bonding.

About You:

  • A ‘can-do’ attitude, be able to work as part of a team, be self-motivated and be able to complete tasks on own initiative.
  • A flexible and positive attitude to working overtime is required this may include weekends.

Candidates Must Have:

  • A Full Clean Driving License and ideally live within a 10 mile radius of Batley
  • Up to date Certification Fork Truck / Lifting equipment (desirable)
  • Centre lathe work, cylindrical grinding, mechanical lifting implements and hands-on building experience
  • Alternatively applicants will be considered with experience of working within the rubber industry

Benefits of working for our client include:

  • 20 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • You will be provided with suitable work clothing
  • Development and Training opportunities available for all employees
  • Overtime paid at time and a half for hours worked over the standard 40 hour week
  • On-site parking

THE application

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