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Trainee Metal Production Operative
Newtownards Operations Closing date: Sunday 26 June 2022
Newtownards, Northern Ireland, BT23 4TJ
Hours per week
Employment type
Full Time
Contract type
Entry Level (0-2 years exp)
£20,077 per annum +20% shift allowance if working past 7pm or before 7am
Job Description

Your responsibilities

We are looking for an experience Production Operative to support at our Newtownards site in Belfast. You will handle aluminium lithium sheet, aluminium plate, sheet and extrusion material from the picking team and set the saw our guillotine to the correct dimension from the order. You will then check the accuracy of the cut and if all is correct, finish and pack the order.

The cut parts come in all shapes and sizes, which means there is not always a pallet that will fit your material, therefore in some cases we make pallets to size using various hand tools.

We have two sites in Belfast, one in Dunmurry and the other in Newtownards. At our Newtownards site, we cut plate and sheet metal mainly for the aerospace industry using saw's and guillotines.

Your main duties will involve:

  • Ensuring we have warehouse traceability
  • Cutting metal material
  • Assisting with the loading and unloading of vehicles and the checking in of stock
  • Sorting and locating materials on to racks, and shelves
  • Collecting items from throughout the warehouse, preparing and completing warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to a schedule.
  • Maintaining a tidy and clean warehouse at all times

Your profile

  • Essential experience, skills and knowledge:
  • Can do attitude
  • Flexibility to work across multiple departments

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Previous Production/warehouse experience
  • Fork Life Truck Licence

Your benefits with us

  • 39 hours per week. £20,077 per annum +20% shift allowance if working past 7pm or before 7am
  • Main shift: Mon-Thu 7:15am-4pm Fridays 7am-1pm.
  • Lots of overtime available, on Saturdays before 12pm paid 1.5x pay rate and after 12pm paid double time. Double time on Sundays. Night shifts 3pm-1am.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Advantageous pension scheme
  • Employee high street vouchers & discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health & health surveillance
  • Service Awards
  • Christmas savings scheme
  • Discounted Permanent Health Insurance
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Wellbeing events
  • Recognition Portal
  • Rewards Portal
  • Company events
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Company share schemes
  • Christmas Closedown

This is us – your new employer

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as a one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised expiry date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to supply individual feedback at the CV review stage.

Closing Date
Sunday 26 June 2022
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