Soldering & Bending Operator

Proactive Personnel Ltd
10 Jul 2024
13 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time


Immediate opportunity to work with a growing team within an expanding manufacturing metal company who specialise in high end household metal parts and components. They produce a range of quality bespoke products from a variety of metals including Brass, Chrome and Nickel.

A company who are passionate about rewarding excellence and helping people to grow, both personally and professionally. If you are looking for opportunities within a progressive, innovative, and nurturing organisation and you have the energy, passion and commitment to deliver excellence then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties

  • Operate bending Machines and soldering equipment (Soft Solder & Silver Solder) as requested
  • Ensure that cycle times are achieved and the quality standard is met.
  • Other duties include trimming, testing & inspection.
  • Recognise, identify and rectify or report all quality defects and failures to achieve the required standards.
  • Ensure work instructions and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Recognise and report exceptional requirements or shortfalls for parts and components.
  • Train and develop new team members to the standard required.
  • Report any issues to the team leader.
  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment and good housekeeping standards and ensure 5S standards are maintained.
  • Maintain good communications and relationships throughout the company.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Hand soldering bathroom metal components and products
  • Carrying out soft soldering and weight bearing hard soldering
  • Melting and applying solder along adjoining edges of work pieces using a soldering iron and gas torch equipment.
  • Ensuring snug fits before joining them.
  • Removing work pieces from molten solder and holding them together until the solder sets.
  • Cleaning work pieces using chemical solutions, files, wire brushes, or grinders.
  • Applying flux to work piece surfaces in preparation for soldering.
  1. Heating the soldering iron or work piece to the specified temperature for soldering.
  2. Aligning and clamping work pieces together using tools or positioning items in vice or fixtures

Soldering Pay Grade Structure

Grade 1

  • All soft solder products on the hearth.
  • Trimming.
  • Testing.

Grade 2

  • All of grade 1 plus.
  • All soft solder and silver solder on the shuttles, to the right quality standard.
  • Set and Operate Star Automatic Bender.

Grade 3

  • All of grade 1 & 2 Plus.
  • All silver solder products on the hearth, to the right quality standard.
  • Set and operate the manual bender.
  • Inspection.

Hours: x1 NIGHTS 6pm to 6am Mon to thurs only - 46 hours

(Note; training will be carried out over 2-3mths working days 6am-4pm before transferring to nights shift)

X1 DAYS 6am to 3pm Mon to Thurs and 6 to 12.30 fri 40 hours