The Role

As Fettler you will grind, arc-air and general dressing of castings. You will the support Foundry Finishing department casting production activities on a 3 shift system.

The main duties of the role are as follows:

To strip sand from castings using manual and mechanical equipment
To arc-air burnt heads and skim casting surfaces to remove defects
To grind casting to the specified standard
To remove defects from castings using arc-air and grinding equipment
To rectify welding work on castings using Arc-air and grinding tools
To dress castings to dimensions using arc-air and grinding equipment
General housing keeping duties in line with this role
To work to quality procedures
To ensure all duties are carried out according to quality and health and safety procedures
Any other duties commensurate with this

Candidates must have:

A thorough understanding/knowledge of expected standards & specifications
Ability to working as a part of a team
Thorough understanding of health and safety in the workplace
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to carry out set manual duties
Good timekeeping
Good at problem solving
The ability / motivation to learn new skills
Willing to undertake shift work

Ideally Candidates would have:

Proven experience as a Fettler
Experience using a variety of grinding equipment
Experience using arc-air equipment
GCSE 5 A-C or equivalent
Good knowledge of foundry work
Previous heavy engineering experience
Experience using electrical and pneumatic grinders

Day/Hours of Work:

Average 37hours per week on a 3 shift system

What can we offer you in return?

Long established local employer
Competitive Salaries
Shift Allowances
Potential for paid overtime
33 days annual leave
Central location with Free onsite parking
Matched Pension scheme up to 4% and Life Assurance
Free Employee Assistance Programme
On site Occupational Health Team; Health Screening, well-being focus topics
Discount Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme & Benevolent Fund
You at Work – Access to Online Discounts
Comprehensive Learning & Development Opportunities
Family Friendly Policies

For additional information please email and we will ensure your enquiry reaches the appropriate member of the team. If you think you have what it takes to join Sheffield Forgemasters, review our full job description as attached and apply now!