Coating Process Operators
(Continental Shift Pattern)

We have 30 Vacancies for this role

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2022

Department: Operations

Full Time


Job Purpose

Working as a Process Operator, a central part of the Operations Team, responsible for providing excellence in the application of Turbine Coatings for our customers.  You could be required to work on any process within the business, on the job training will be provided.

Job Activities

Carrying out defined process steps by following the process route card and specific work instructions. Taking accountability for your actions by signing and stamping as verification of work carried out.  Processes could be for:

  1. Preparation of parts for coating using operations such as blasting and masking.
  2. Carrying out coating operations by operating equipment or processes.
  3. Cleaning and finishing operations post coating.
  • Key tasks can include, but are not limited to, loading & unloading of parts and consumables, operating machinery, monitoring machine operation, manual and automated masking operations and measuring / verifying process effectiveness.
  • You will be required to carry out checks in your area of work to ensure safe operation, which is central to TSTL values.
  • You will also be required to carry out checks in your area of work to ensure product quality is maintained to a high standard.

Other duties

  • Interpreting and adhering to “Route Card”, “Data Card” and “Standard Operating Procedure” instructions.
  • Carrying out routine maintenance and calibration on equipment to the required TPM / PPM standards.
  • Maintaining levels of Cleanliness and Organisation (5s) within your working area
  • Liaising with colleagues to promote team working and to ensure a smooth flow of work.
  • Ensuring that supervision is informed of any problems or discrepancies that arise so they can be resolved.
  • Training colleagues if required to do so.
  • Understanding and working to TST guidelines and observing all policies & procedures
  • Understanding and adhering to all TST Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and requirements.
  • Understanding and adhering to all TST Quality Policy requirements
  • Working well as a team and building effective working relationships at all levels whilst also required to have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Promote and represent the Company when required, setting a good personal example at all times.
  • Be aware of, and adhere to Company policies and procedures, including but not limited to the Health & Safety and Environmental & Quality policies & procedures, Code of Conduct / Employee Handbook.
  • Promote and represent the Company when required, setting a good personal example at all times.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be required by the Company.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good organisational skills
  • To be punctual
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • An understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental working practices
  • Self-motivated, ability to work to targets
  • A basic level of literacy and Numeracy is required
  • A level of concentration is required to maintain high Quality standards

Salary and Benefits

Working a Continental Shift Pattern of 3 on and 3 off – 12 Hour Days from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm and 12 Hour Nights 6.00 pm to 6.00 am.   The starting salary will be £27,174 (inclusive of a 33⅓ % Shift Premium) which will increase after successful completion of training.  There are defined development opportunities identified through the Company Operator Role Structure to reward and recognise progression of skills.

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Private health care scheme
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service
  • Free parking with electric vehicle charging points

All in pleasant natural surroundings.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, from different backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

We recognise the need for our employees to possess the levels of skill and knowledge appropriate to the roles they perform in delivering the quality of service our clients expect. This approach and mutual respect creates a culture of co-operation and achievement that underpins the high quality of the services we offer.

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