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Metal Polishing Technician

Posted 2 March by Reed Engineering Easy Apply Featured Ended
My client based in Watford has been established for over 50 years, operates from large, well equipped and ventilated premises. This is a lovely company to work for where they look after their staff in all respects.

Reporting directly to the Production Manager, you will be working for this busy decorative metal plating company that serve the aviation and brass instrument industries.

You must be confident in your abilities, in particular your attention to detail in producing an outstanding quality product. Any previous polishing experience would be beneficial.

There are highly specialised process techniques that are unique to my client’s business. Different polishing mops and compounds are utilised in achieving different surface finishes.

You must be enthusiastic, approachable and be receptive to instruction whilst remaining competent in working on your own initiative.

Skills Essential:




Bead blasting

Bright and Mirror polishing of metalwork in Aluminium, Brass, Mild and Stainless Steel and Zinc Die casts.


Replace damaged or worn equipment parts, and notify purchasing to maintain equipment stock levels.

Ensure all necessary equipment is shut down / turned off when not in use, and at end of the working day.

My client will assign you a Personal Mentor during your training period and will train you in all aspects of metal polishing.


Start ASAP

Duration Permanent with a Probation period of 3 months = 12 worked weeks = 60 working days

Rate £9.50 - £12.00 an hour depending upon skills and experience with a Performance & Pay Review taking place in November of each year.

Hours 39.5 hours a week

Times Monday – Thursday 7.30am till 4.30pm with a 30 minute lunch break and morning tea break
Friday 7.30am till 1.00pm with just a morning tea break

Overtime Monday to Friday - 6.30am till 7.30am and 4.30pm - 5.00pm = 1.5 hours a day at Time & Half

Holidays 20 days plus the 8 Bank Holidays = 28 day Holiday per annum

Benefits Pension and Private Healthcare

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34135203

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