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Glass Operative Full Time

at Fire Glass UK Ltd Bristol in Bristol (Published at 16-01-2022)

Job details
Posting date: 11 January 2022

Salary: Not specified

Additional salary information: Dependant on experience

Hours: Full time

Closing date: 10 February 2022

Location: Bristol, South West England

Company: Fire Glass UK Ltd

Job type: Permanent

Job reference: GOBRIS


Fire Glass UK Ltd is one of the UK?s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and are looking to appoint a Glass Operative at their Bristol branch.
Working Hours: Set morning and afternoon shift - 6am to 2.30pm - Monday to Friday

The job will include heavy lifting, manual handling, and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
Glass industry experience preferred.
Responsibilities will/may include:
Cut glass of various thicknesses by hand or by operating glass production
machinery, into specific sizes or shapes, working to a no-tolerance standard.
Observe gauges, computer printouts and monitors to verify specified
processing conditions and make adjustments as necessary.
Set up and adjust automatic glass feeding, flowing and forming machines.
Cut glass and mirrors to specified size and shape, using patterns,
straightedge, tape measure, glass cutting tools.
Break away excess glass by hand or with notched tool or glass pinchers.
Examine and mark defective glass, to obtain best cut.
Position pattern or drawing on glass, measure dimensions, and mark cutting lines, using glass tools.
Smoothe and polish rough edges using belt sander, straight line polisher
or polishing wheels.
Operate furnace to produce toughened glass.
Sandblast glass surface within guidelines, using sandblasting tools.
Loading and unloading stillage for dispatch.
Ensure Health and safety standards are adhered to at all times.
Maintain stock levels keeping a note of batch numbers for glass cut and off
cuts produced.
This job description sets out a summary of the key features of the role. It is
not intended to be exhaustive nor will all elements be applicable to one role.
The areas for which the jobholder is responsible will be kept under review
and may change over time in response to emerging priorities and
organisational development.

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