Press Technician

Posted 18 October by Westray Recruitment Consultants


A world renowned global automotive manufacturer is looking to recruit a Press Technician to join their site based in Cannock. Manufacturing on a global scale, this is an excellent opportunity to join a leading automotive company.


As a press technician, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient running of a press process. You will have previous experience of manufacturing in a similar environment and have knowledge and working experience of progression and transfer presses. You will be safety and quality conscious at all times and may be required to manage a small team of 1-2 members.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Management and improvement of quick change overs / SMED.
  • Training off loading Team Members in effective checking and packing of product and keeping appropriate records.
  • Level 1 and Level 2 TPM on press and associated equipment.
  • Participate in risk assessments
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and members of own team to achieve shared objectives
  • Maintain and improve the 5S standard for the assigned press.
  • To maintain production data is recorded as requested.
  • Optimise press efficiency to achieve press performance objectives.
  • Work with Team / Zone Leader to achieve production schedules.
  • Ensure safety of self, off loading team and external visitors to the press through correct adherence to company H&S systems.
  • Resolve problems as they arise and seek continuous improvement opportunities to improve OEE of press.
  • Ensure correct identification of product at all times.
  • To carry out any other duties, including overtime relevant to the post which may arise, thus ensuring a comprehensive and flexible service to the department and the business.


Key requirements for this role include:

  • Press Regulations
  • Overhead Crane Operation
  • Basic Engineering Principles
  • Basic Lean Principles
  • Leading SMED activities
  • Basic problem solving including Six Sigma YB and PPS
  • Experience working with 5S
  • Experience using SAP and Captor


A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate


The role is a permanent position where you will be working to a three shift system


If you are interested in this role contact Tony Hutchinson

Reference: 33583762

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