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Forge Process Operator

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8 Sep 2022
Work hours: 35 hours per week, Shifts Mornings and Afternoons Location: Hillsborough, Sheffield Job type: Permanent, Full-time Independent Forgings and Alloys (IFA) is one of Britain s leading independent aerospace and industrial forgers. The unique feature about IFA is the combination of open and closed-die forging while also undertaking the whole production process from raw material to the finished product in one location. Operating from a (Apply online only)ft2 facility in Sheffield, we manufacture high-integrity, open-die and closed-die forged components in nickel alloy, titanium, stainless steel and carbon alloys for customers and tier-one suppliers within the aerospace, nuclear, power generation, marine as well as oil and gas sector. Main Purpose of the Role Reporting to the Forge Supervisor, the purpose of this role is to produce open-die forgings using a variety of plant and equipment. Training will be provided to meet required skills standards and health and safety standards. Key Accountabilities You will ultimately be responsible for: Producing a range of different forged products (rings, blanks, blocks, boss forgings and bars) using some or all of the following equipment: forging hammers, hydraulic presses, ring mills, expanders and manipulating equipment. Using suitable tooling required for the forging processes to produce quality products. Monitoring machines and furnaces on a regular basis. Hot stamping material at the end of the production process, including maintenance of stamps. Inspecting and maintaining tooling used in the process. Completing paperwork and forging identification, where required. Cross training to allow flexible working across all units in the Forge. Effective hand-over to colleagues from shift to shift as necessary. Maintaining best housekeeping practices within the forge. Ensuring equipment is used in a safe and proper manner in-line with company policy and procedures. Skills and Experience Essential: Experience in working with hot metal. General manufacturing process awareness. Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP). Good understanding of Health and Safety. Attention to detail. Self-motivated and determined to succeed. Good interpersonal skills, particularly teamwork. Process focused and compliant. Flexible and promote good working practices. Qualifications Essential: Basic education to 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English. Desirable: Forklift Truck license. Overhead crane license. Basic computer skills. Company principles and culture Our vision of success through integrity is supported by our core values: Working safely safety is a priority in all that we do, both the safety of all on site and the provision of a safe product. Teamwork by working respectfully together on teams across our business, we build great relationships, recognize outstanding contributions and create the environment for our highly skilled workforce to support our customers in meetings their requirements. Always looking for improvement our teams are excellent at what they do and are constantly working to improve our processes. Why work for us? At IFA we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As one of the UK s leading steel manufacturing company we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service to the company and our customers. We offer you: Competitive pay. Holidays you will have 33 days holiday, including bank holidays. Pension scheme IFA wants to provide its employees a good foundation for the life after work and hence offers a 5% contribution. The pension scheme comes along with further discounts on health, travel and rescue insurances. Bonus scheme this is linked to team and company performance. Westfield cash plan IFA provides level 1 health cash plan which comes along with numerous discounts and special offers, including gym discounts, online, high street and grocery retailers and many more. Death in service payment, full company sick pay and long service rewards. Tax efficiency schemes: Childcare vouchers and Cycle to Work. Free work wear and PPE. Free on-site parking is available. Focus on wellbeing and mental health awareness. Trust we encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us. Development we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career. If this has drawn your interest, we would be delighted to hear from you! Please hit the apply now button and upload your CV. For further information please visit our company website
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  • Job Reference: 707257363-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Independent Forgings and Alloys
    Independent Forgings and Alloys
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent