Operator - Strip Mill

The Strip Mill Operator will work as a team member of the Strip Mill, to produce Scalped Slab, Rolled and Slit products. This role will require you to be able to work in all areas associated with the Strip Mill as directed by the section leader.


Strip Mill Operator - General Duties and Responsibilities – training will be provided for this role for the suitable candidate - Main tasks will include:

  • Operating as part of a team according to written and verbal instructions from the Section Leader or department management
  • Being trained on all machines and tasks in the department ensuring full flexibility
  • Driving all fork lift trucks and overhead Cranes in the department
  • Ensuring product details (Product Identification, E.g. Purity, Width, Gauge, Weight, and Quality status) are recorded on the appropriate computer system and/or production sheet and labels
  • Completing all necessary documentation in accordance with ISO 9000
  • Maintaining good housekeeping within the working area

The successful candidate will need:

  • The ability to operate all functions of the Strip Mill machinery once trained
  • An understanding of the quality standards required in all areas
  • The ability to recognise faults in the control equipment and take the correct action
  • An understanding of all operating procedures
  • An understanding of the health and safety aspects of the job
  • The ability to work to a production schedule
  • The ability to complete admin tasks and use a computer system
  • This role is working our current 4 on / 4 off shift pattern 

Strip Mill Operator - Necessary Skills/Experience/Qualifications

  • The ability to use/be effectively trained in the use of forklift trucks and other mobile plant
  • The ability to use/be effectively trained to operate the controls of plant machinery
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to accurately describe faults and problems
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision after initial instruction
  • A strong understanding of Health and Safety requirements in the workplace
  • A strong understanding maintenance procedures and technical skills 

Strip Mill Operator - Package

  • Shift position 4 on (2 days, 2 nights) and 4 off
  • Relocation Package available, including relocation from within the EU – either single or accompanied by dependants
  • Pension up to 7% contribution – salary sacrifice with part NI saving returned
  • 4 x Annual Salary ‘Death in Service’
  • Private Health Cash Plan Package – can be increased to incorporate dependants
  • Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus
  • Additional Family friendly fun days out 

Due to the nature of the business, the incumbent should be aware that under special circumstances (e.g., breakdowns, outage periods, etc.) longer working hours or working over weekends/holidays might be required to fulfil the duties of the role.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set for the role of Strip Mill Operator; then please don’t hesitate to apply for the role.  Unfortunately on this occasion we are not able to accept applications from candidates who require VISA sponsorship support to work in the EU.



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