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Wood Machinist - Panel Processor

  • Job reference: SSIMP001
  • Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Joiners
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Job description: Based in Thorne

Independent means of transport required due to start and finish times, within a commutable distance of Thorne.

There are TWO positions available for this role.
Rotating Shift Pattern:
*06:00 - 14:30 Monday to Thursday, 06:00 - 12:00 Friday / 14:00 - 00:00 Monday to Thursday 40 hours per week.

1-Use of CNC machinery
2- Worked in a kitchen manufacturer business
The ideal candidate will have around 1-2 years' experience
Interview process - 1 stage F2F Q&A session.

Below is a list of machinery on the shop floor that would we would ideally like you to have experience of Setting and Programming.

Selco Angle Plant

Selco Single Beam Saw

Homag 4 sided Edge bander 2016

3 * Homag Single edge Banders with return systems 2015

IMA 4 Sided Edge Bander

Biesse Techno NC throughfeed Drill

ABD Drill (Homag)

BMG Point to Point and edging capability 2017

BAZ 2 tabled router with edging capability

BST Drill multi boring throughfeed CNC

Quad Point to point drill


2nd Homag 4 sided edge bander

Homag Angle plant

Homag Single beam saw


We are currently looking to recruit a number of experienced Wood Machinists to join our busy manufacturing team. As a Wood Machinist with experience of panel processing, you will be required to safely operate wood machining equipment to satisfactory standards of workmanship at defined levels of output and to the agreed quality and hygiene requirements. We continue to invest in state of the art CNC machinery, so you should be willing to develop your skills and be trained on a range of new equipment.

As a Wood Machinist your duties and responsibilities will be:
Being responsible for setting and operating machines to produce product with consistent results that is within specification and to acceptable levels of quality.
Correctly read drawings, use measuring equipment to measure dimensions and to maintain high standards of workmanship.
Correctly recording details of activities performed, stock control and production control information, on paper and on the manufacturing computer system (SAP).
Using computer software to programme computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines.
Identify and highlight to supervision process faults, errors and non-conformities.
Undertake assembly, packing, cleaning and all machining and operating duties in the plant as the need arises.
Understanding the risks, control measures and safety devices for the equipment operated and surrounding areas.
Maintaining consistent satisfactory levels of housekeeping.
Conforming with all safety standards and use of appropriate PPE at all times.
Generate, agree and implement new initiatives that result in continuous improvements.
Help to train and mentor colleagues and to undertake training activities as directed by line management.
Perform simple machine cleaning and maintenance duties.

Ability to use own initiative and receive and follow instructions
Basic computer literacy
A qualification in Wood Machining, e.g. NVQ, City & Guilds or similar and experience of using SAP would also be desirable