Sign Maker - Sheet Metal

Location Ashford
Discipline: Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Overtime
Contact name: Jane Deadman

Contact email: jane@westinpar.com
Job ref: JD/TN/11672
Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: 15th April 2024

Sign Maker - Sheet Metal
Ashford, Kent
£30,000 to £35,000 p.a. plus overtime
Permanent Full Time - Mon – Fri 08:00 to 16:30

Benefits
• Great place to work – well established and forward-thinking firm
• Overtime paid at time and a half
• Early finish on last Friday of the month
• Company Pension
• On-site parking
• 29 days holiday including statutory holidays

Are you able to operate a variety of handheld and power tools?
Do you have experience in cutting, folding and bending sheet metal?
can you read and interpret technical drawings?
Are you able to safely lift and move heavy items?

Sound like you? Then read on…

We’re searching for a metal fabrication specialist to work as a Sign Maker for our client, an industry leading sign manufacturer who have recently moved to a brand new, bespoke manufacturing plant in central Ashford, Kent.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to join a growing business and
progress with their own career, in an environment that is dedicated to performing quality work and providing fast, responsive and outstanding service tour customers.

Working as part of the Metal Fabrication team, the Sign Maker will be fabricating sheet metal
products based on technical drawings provided. The position will involve cutting, folding
and bending sheet metal in accordance with design instructions and will also include daily
tasks such as welding, riveting, bolting, reading & taking measurements and manoeuvring
material around the factory.
Experience in the signage industry is an advantage, alongside good technical &
mathematical skills, being able to read and understand technical drawings is also a major
advantage.
Successful applicants will require a good understanding of health & safety practices and
be comfortable using hand power tools; excellent hand-eye coordination and the ability to
carry / lift heavy sheets will be required.

Additional skills such as TIG welding, MIG welding and experience using CNC machinery
will be of benefit.

Main Duties of the Sign Maker
• Operating a variety of handheld tools and battery power tools.
• Ensure that all items produced are consistent with company goals for quality and
customer time frames.
• Monitor quality standards and processes are always met & used.
• Ensure Health & Safety guidelines are met to assure a safe working environment.
• Assisting in maintaining all machines and equipment within the department.
• Lifting and moving large items – so good mobility and space awareness is required.

Equipment used by the Sign Maker
• 4m CNC Press Brake
• 3m CNC Press Brake
• 4m Guillotine
• MIG Welding
• TIG Welding
• Alligator Bandsaw
• Mobile Fume Extractors
• Powered Hand Tool


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