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- Work on the manufacturing of metal parts for industry
- You'll need attention to detail, practical skills, and the ability to solve problems
- Opportunities to progress into workshop supervision or train for other technical or engineering roles
- Reading work instruction sheets
- Setting up machine controls
- Operating stamp, punch and brake presses
- Checking product quality
- Reporting production problems to supervisors
- Moving finished products to storage and packing areas
- Monitoring stock levels
- Keeping work areas clear of waste off-cuts and other hazards
You'll be based in an engineering workshop or manufacturing production plant.
For this role you'll need attention to detail, practical skills, and the ability to solve problems.
There are no set entry requirements, but experience in engineering or manufacturing would be an advantage.
Training is given on the job in many cases.
You could get into this job through a metal processing or engineering manufacture apprenticeship.
With experience you could become a workshop supervisor, or train to become an engineering fitter or technician.