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Deburrer / Wash Operative

Region: South Shields

Rotary Power, part of the British Engines Group, specialises in the design, development and manufacture of hydraulic motors and pumps to a range of sectors including construction, mining and agriculture. With over 50 years of supply, the company operates from a facility in the North East and a satellite facility in India, both with strategic investment in the latest machine tool technology.

With sales, marketing and distribution facilities in Germany, the United States and India, this is an exciting time to join the business as it embarks on a period of development that is seeing rapid growth in its new radial piston motor technology in to a number of key sectors.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our site in South Shields for a Deburrer / Wash Operative to join our growing business. This position will be on a full time permanent basis.

The role will primarily involve the removal of sharp edges from finished components working to finished part drawings.

Duties will include

  • To use hand tools (air operated) including hand grinders, hand desuiters, and a wide range of carbide cutters as well as hand files
  • To undertake visual inspection of products
  • To load and unload component wash machines
  • To ensure that you work in a safe manner and comply with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policy
  • To carry out any other duties not listed above as may reasonably be expected

The person

The successful candidate should have similar previous experience within a manufacturing team; ideally in an engineering and/or manufacturing organisation. Experience of slinging and lifting would be advantageous.

Additionally they will be able to demonstrate a positive, innovative and motivated approach to their work combined with an ability to work under pressure within time constraints. They will have the ability to follow work instructions and standard operating procedures.

The successful candidate must be willing to work a variety of shifts, and overtime, if and when to accommodate production demands.

Working hours are 37 per week.

What we offer:

 The successful candidate will receive a ‘new starter’ payment of £375.00 after 6 continuous months of employment and a further £375.00 after 12 continuous months (payment is subject to the terms and conditions of the scheme).

  • Employee assistance programme including WeCare wellbeing app
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Holiday buy and sell
  • BE Rewards discounts and cashback
  • Pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Closing date:

22nd May 2022

Employment is subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

If you do not have an email address, please forward a CV to HR Department, British Engines, Q6 Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT.

This vacancy falls under our ‘refer a friend’ scheme. If you have been notified of this vacancy by a current employee of British Engines, please choose the option ‘refer a friend’ when stating where you heard about the vacancy.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not been contacted within four weeks then your application has been unsuccessful this time.