Metal Worker

Job title : Metal Worker
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Basingstoke
Sectors :
Salary : £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2511_1626978224
Contact name : James Curtis
Contact email :

Sheet metal operative
Overtime available
8am - 4:30 pm
Our client, a manufacturing and servicing business serving the food processing industry are currently looking for a press operator / sheet metal technician, the successful applicant will need to be cutting, bending and general sheet metal work and have the ability to work in a small team.

Sheet metal operative duties:

  • Follow all health, safety and environmental procedures and regulations, maintaining a safe, clean and tidy work area including all tools and issued workwear.
  • Carry out various sheet metal work (bending, Guillotine, cutting, pillar drill, folding etc)
  • Provide mechanical assistance to breakdowns as required.
  • Maintain a professional approach and attitude to all service jobs to promote the image and reputation of the company.
  • Be able to work to engineering drawings

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experienced in general sheet metal duties
  • Driving license.
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to use measurement equipment
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent qualification (ideally)
  • IT skills including MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook.


  • Working at height.
  • COSHH awareness.
  • First Aid
  • Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety in particular, food hygiene.
  • Food industry knowledge.
  • Forklift truck license.
  • IPAF 3a license.
  • Lifting and slinging.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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