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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Kiln Car Repair Operative

South Holmwood, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.
We’re no ordinary manufacturing business.
Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we’re committed to providing new solutions to today’s social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.
Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years.
Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.
We are now recruiting for a Kiln Car Repair Operative for our South Holmwood site near Dorking in Surrey.
Specific responsibilities include: Repairing and renewal of kiln car refractories.
Repairing car chassis steel work and joints.
Lubricating and replacing as necessary wheels and bearings.
Replacing kiln car rope seals.
Inspecting and monitoring of kiln car condition to identify immediate and long term repair requirements.
Updating of kiln car maintenance records.
Maintaining the refractory and other spares stock inventory Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in work areas.
Any other reasonable duties as determined by the Technical Manager to support the TPM process and technical team activities.
Essential Qualifications & Experience: High degree of Safety Awareness.
Excellent time keeping and attendance.
Flexible - available for overtime and supporting the team when needed.
Adaptable to changing priorities and tasks.
Self- motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
Methodical and systematic approach with a high attention to detail.
Team working attitude.
Demonstrable communication and organisational skills.
Willingness to learn new skills and tasks.
Basic fabrication or building skills/experience.
Fitting, welding and forklift experience would be beneficial though full training will be provided.
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