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Powder Coating Operative

£9.82 per hour

Barbara Shaw

0161 484 3800

Job Description

Powder Coating Operative
About Us
From our manufacturing and administrative headquarters, we supply our equipment both nationally and internationally. With over 65 years' experience, we are a leading European manufacturer and supplier of laboratory and medical equipment, which is sold extensively into the public and private sectors, including Healthcare, Further Education, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Research, Food/Beverage, Technology and Industrial.

Role and Responsibilities 

The Powder Coating Operative will be responsible for supporting with the transit of the product through the complete Powder Coating process. This will include Main Degreasing Tank (DIP), Product Washing (DIP), Drying, Product Preparation, Product Spraying using Electrostatic Powder Coating, Powder Curing and Product Unload. 

You will have the ability to spray powder to the correct thickness range within fine tolerances. Working as part of an experienced powder coating team, you will be spraying a diverse range of products, in both size and surface.
Location:         Oldham
Hours:             Monday-Thursday 07:30am – 16:00pm
                        Friday 07:30am – 12:30pm
Salary:             £9.82 per hour
Role & Responsibilities:

  • Loading parts onto the production line.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Working to achieve production targets.
  • Cleaning down electrostatic spray guns and spray booths correctly.
  • Maintaining the spray gun parts and booths according to instructions.
  • Adhering to all Health and Safety legislation

About You:


  • Experience of using a manual spraying system.
  • Experience of prepare parts for powder coating.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to work to achieve objectives.



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Machine Operator

£9.96 - £11.46 per hour, Benefits: £9.96 rising to £11.46 after probation

Our prestigious client in Oldham provides bespoke cardboard packaging solutions for companies of any size. Processes include the use of an onsite corrugator with a state-of-the-art Fanfold down-stacking facility. The packaging service is supported by an onsite conversion plant with case-making and die-cutting capabilities.
Easy to reach location via bus, Tram. Free Parking available 
Location:          Oldham
Shifts:              Rotating shifts 06:00 – 14:00 / 14:00-22:00 
Days:                Monday to Friday days (Early Finish on a friday)
                         Must be able to work both shifts 
Main duties include: 

  • Operating a corrugating machine including setting after full training 
  • Feeding the machine with raw materials 
  • Basic machine maintenance and trouble shooting 
  • Quality control, checking all end products are finished to a high standard
  • Ensuring that production targets are met
  • Basic paperwork 
  • General production duties 
 Skills Required 
  • Previous machine operating/setting experience is essential along with strong numeracy and literacy skills.
  • A strong background in manufacturing and producing goods to a high standard.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet production targets.
  • Some engineering knowledge would be helpful and the ability to solve basic machine issues. 

This is a temporary to permanent contract for the right candidate with flexibility to rotate each shift on a weekly basis.

XPRESS Solutions acts an employment agency for temporary or permanent staff. We recruit for roles based in Warehousing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Industrial, Driving and Administration.

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Please note that we receive a high volume of applications. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will hold all applicant’s information on file for 6 months and if we have any other roles we feel suitable we will contact you in due course

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