Skilled Gear Hobber / Shaper

Job Title: Skilled Gear Hobber/Shaper
Location: Tamworth
Salary: £14.75 per hour for a fully skilled position
Benefits: 32 days holiday (inc Stat days) also pension and health care

Ingold Recruitment are working alongside a thriving Tamworth based specialised engineering company who are continually growing. We are excited to be looking for a Skilled Gear Hobber/Shaper to join their team.

Prime Objective:
-Under the direction of the supervisor, the Gear Hobber/Shaper sets up, adjusts and operates a variety of gear hobbing equipment to gut gears, gear shafts and spline shafts having close tolerances and finish requirements according to specified dimensions and company quality standards.

Qualifications or functional experience
-Requires one to three years of trades training or equivalent experience and two to four years of related machining experience.
-Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and common fractions, decimals and percent.
-Requires the ability to operate various equipment
-Requires a knowledge of gear principles, tooling, material characteristics, machine shop procedures, abrasives and general machining practices.
-Must have extensive knowledge of Turning and Milling processes
-Requires the ability to read specifications and gauges and to complete standard production documentation

System or Knowledge
-Able to work with IT systems and possess a good level of PC literacy.

Personal Attributes
-Self Motivated and Driven attitude
-Good understanding of products and processes
-Good communication skills
-Good problem solving skills

Other Requirements
-Analytical approach to problem solving, and the ability to work as part of a team or autonomously.
-Good communication skills are also essential.


Posted: 19th December 2017

Location: Tamworth
Type: Permanent
Salary: £14.75ph

Tags: Engineering

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