We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Press Setter looking to work for a well-established automotive manufacturing company, which prides itself on supporting its engineers and encourages strong team work.

Offered as a permanent contract, with attractive early Friday finish and immediate start available. The role of Press Setter requires you to Set and Operate a large-scale press, with ability to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines (HAAS).

Press Setter duties will include:

  • Operate a variety of Press Machines, up to 630 tonne
  • Prepare and operate milling machines (HAAS)
  • Understanding specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.
  • Translating instructions into computer commands so the machines can perform the correct function
  • Prepare and load raw materials and parts onto the machines
  • Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications
  • Supervise the machines while they execute the tasks and make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality

Skills required by Press Setter:

  • Proven experience as Press Setter of up to 630 tonne (within automotive industry preferable)
  • Skill in operating CNC machinery (HAAS preferably)
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings
  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach
  • Must be able to work on own initiative
  • Be organised and have the ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Be able to communicate effectively to own team and other departments
  • Proven efficiency with working practices

Location: Redditch
Pay Rate: £14 – £15 per hour based on experience
Hours of Work: Mon to Thurs 7am – 4pm, Fri 7am – 12 noon (39 hours)

If you have the skills to fulfil the role of Press Setter, please APPLY TODAY!