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    Saws Leader



    Hours of work

    Mon-Fri 7am to 4pm


    £12.18 p/h basic


    14th December 2018

    The role

    House by Urban Splash are looking for a Saws Leader to manage and supervise all saws and machining at our modular housing factory in Alfreton, ensuring that the saws are well maintained and in safe working order, so that our manufacturing team have the material they need in good time to meet production requirements.


    Effective management and supervision of all saws and machining activities within a given area.

    Responsible for all aspect of the day to day running of the machine shop.

    Ensuring all machinery is maintained in safe working manner in accordance with H&S requirements and regulations.

    Ensuring all relevant areas and stations have the required resource to fulfil production demands.

    Responsible for ensuring that all pre-checks are performed in compliance to the H&S Regulations.

    Responsible for ensuring correct saw set-up for all machining actives.

    Assessing and managing workloads and delegate works to relevant operatives.

    Inspecting all guarding on relevant machinery

    Responsible for checking that all blade changes are carried out correctly, in a safe manner in accordance with company and machinery process

    Responsible for monitoring blade usage and ordering stocks as and when required

    Ensuring execution of statutory checks are performed on machinery within machine shop. i.e. extraction, servicing, etc.

    Ensuring that all Risk Assessments, SOPs and Working Instructions and Work Flows are relevant and updated accordingly.

    Responsible for kitting processes from stock, to saw and on to production.

    Responsible for optimising material and monitoring and utilisation offcuts.

    Carrying out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function.

    Other additional duties that may be deemed as necessary to fulfil the role.

    Experience and training

    Saws Trained.

    Qualified CSC Wood Machinist.

    Experienced wood machinist

    Previous experience of working in a Manufacturing environment.

    Experience of working with the safe use of machinery, in particular industrial Saws (crosscut and table saws).

    Experience of a supervisory role in the wood working industry, maintaining a working machine shop and managing people.


    Ability to train and engage others.

    PC skills.

    Attention to detail.

    Good communication skills.

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