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Press Setter - Buckinghamshire

General Manufacturing - Engineering
Ref: 1144 Date Posted: Monday 09 Dec 2019
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Our client is a manufacturer of pressed component parts and requires an experienced Press Setter to join their team.

Salary:  £8.21 - £14 per hour (depending on experience)

Hours:  £37.5 per week (shifts 6-2 and 2-10)

As Press Setter your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Production Manager and other Press Setters
  • Ensuring the press meets production targets
  • Record / document press performance and quality concerns ensuring corrective action is taken
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping and work in a safe and orderly manner
  • Working in a team environment but able to work as an individual
  • Learning how to set tools on manual and progression presses
  • Ensuring that presses are signed off as safe to run
  • Learn how to operate crane and/or forklift truck to lift large tools
  • Perform "first and last off" sample inspections to meet quality standards
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement process
  • Ensure that power presses operate safely and efficiently
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Follow all HSE requirements


To be successful in the role of Press Setter, you will be able to:

  • Able to communicate and express their opinions and key points clearly and fluently
  • Able to work effectively with individuals, teams, staff and customers
  • Open to new ideas and experiences, seeks out learning opportunities
  • Able to plan ahead and work in a systematic and organised way
  • Has a clear focus and awareness of customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards
  • Experience of working in the Automotive / Engineering industry
  • Experience of setting manual presses from 100 tonne up to 600 tonne
  • Experience of setting progression presses from 250 tonne up to 800 tonne