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Press Operator
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£9.16 - £12.19 per hour + Weekly Pay - OT available
Date Posted:
16-Sep-2020 08:44 AM
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Escape Recruitment require a Press Operator for our client based in Glenrothes.

Start date of Friday the 11th of September.

Along with having experience from this industry, a counterbalance forklift licence would be a big plus.

This role is initially for 2-3 months but may continue for the right candidate. An immediate start is required.

You will need to be able to work dayshift and backshift on a weekly rotating pattern. Shifts are;

  • Days: 6am to 2pm Monday to Friday

  • Backs: 2pm to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday and 2pm - 6pm on a Friday.

Rate of pay on dayshift is £9.16 per hour. Backshift is £12.19 per hour. Weekly pay.


Working as part of our client's operations and production team, the Press Operator is responsible for the safe operation of power presses and. The ideal candidate must ensure all daily targets are met whilst following all internal safety and quality procedures.

** You must have the ability to read engineered drawings and use all measuring equipment. **


  • Operate power press

  • Material handling- loading and unloading.

  • Inspection and Quality control of manufactured components.

  • Assembling/packing parts ready for dispatch.

  • Manufacturing high volume parts working to tight deadlines.

  • Booking production data onto progress cards and OEE

  • Completing TPM checks as required

  • Using a pedestrian and counterbalance forklift if required

  • Any other reasonable and relevant duties as and when required

Health & Safety

  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in your working area (5s)

  • Actively participate in Focus Groups

  • Ensure all guarding and safety equipment is in place and used when needed

  • Personal protective equipment to be worn when required including safety glasses, steel toe cap boots etc.

  • Report all health and safety or maintenance issues

  • Ensure health and safety requirements are met and understand all relevant safety regulations

Job Requirements:


  • The ability to work well under pressure

  • Effective communication skills

  • Motivated individual who is flexible and willing to learn continuous best practice

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and positive attitude.

  • Excellent organizational, time management and attention to detail skills

  • Comfortable in being able work alone and/or within a team environment, contributing and sharing best practices, resources and ideas in order to continually improve

  • The ability to work to set standards and procedures

To apply for this role please send your CV to Gordon Coyle at Escape recruitment.

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