Mill Operative

Job Reference: WB525
Location: West Bromwich

Salary: £9.25 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary, Part time


The Best Connection are currently recruiting for Cold Rolling Operative to join my client who are a well established manufacturer within the Metal Roofing and Cladding industry based within the Sandwell area

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years + experience working within a similar role and be fully capable in working under their own supervision.

Pay £9.25 Per Hour

Main Duties:

Operating Cold Rolling machines.

  • Sets up and operates rolling mill to flatten, temper, and reduce gauge of steel strip, following rolling orders and using measuring instruments: Reads rolling order to determine setup and work sequence.
  • Calculates draft and roll speed for each mill stand to roll strip to specified dimensions and temper.
  • Turns controls to adjust roll speed, draft, and tension of strip between reels of coiling mechanism.

  • Installs guides, guards, and cooling equipment in stands, using hand tools.

  • Starts mill to roll test strip and adjusts roll screws, hydraulic sprays, and mill speeds

  • Moves controls to start production rolling of steel strip.

  • Examines steel for surface defects, such as cracks and scratches.

  • Directs other workers in changing rolls, operating mill equipment, removing coils, and banding and loading strip steel.

  • Dealing with different types of steels.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Possible dispatch work.
  • Any other general requirements as requested by manager.

Benefits of working for TBC:

  • 28 Days paid holiday per year.
  • Good rates of pay.
  • Permanent positions available upon successful trial period.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Insurance for staff.

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period

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