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Machine Setter

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Up to £16.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

Job Role: Setter Technician
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £16.00 Per Hour

Metalis are currently in partnership with a sustainable metal closures manufacturing business. Looking to recruit a number of Setter Technician to join their team working on a rotating shift pattern.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To change over production lines in an efficient and safe way
  • To set the parameters of the equipment to achieve the right quality standards
  • To adjust presses, rolling machines, slitters and transport mechanisms when it looks as though a problem might be developing
  • To correctly identify tooling issues and to work with other team members to resolve these when it looks as though a more serious problem might be developing
  • To take part in improvement activities
  • To support and advise the production Supervisor in planning change-over activities to support the production plan
  • To behave in a manner that is safe and that promotes good manufacturing practice
  • To assist in training Senior Operators to adjust equipment
  • To work with team members to improve the effectiveness of the change-over processes
  • To assist in training new Setter Technicians
  • To work shifts or flexible working patterns when required
  • To take part in the Health and Safety Committee or other representation roles

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2/3 years setting experience
  • To understand all safety rules
  • To understand all quality rules
  • To be able to set all equipment
  • To be able to adjust all equipment
  • To understand TPM and improvement processes
  • To liaise with visitors as necessary
  • To understand the technical processes
  • To operate manufacturing equipment when required
  • To give reasonable cover in operational areas when required
  • To work shifts or flexible working patterns when required

Desirable Requirements

  • Engineering qualification
  • To assist in preparing training programmes


  • Monday - Friday 06.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 22.00 with flexibility