First Base Employment Limited

Fettler / Machine Shop Operative – Dursley

Working as part of team in a busy machine shop we are looking for an new addition to join the team to carry out fettling and grinding duties. This is a key part of the manufacturing process and would suit someone who is used to working with their hands in a busy manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Fettling and grinding of castings and stainless.

  • Competent with the use of hand held and static grinding equipment.

  • Able to work as part of a close team.

  • Be able to follow instructions given by line Supervisor/Manager.

  • Work to high standards and targets.

  • Work to customer specifications for fettling and measure key characteristics of parts after fettle process.

  • Adhere to safe working practice in accordance with company PPE requirements and Health & Safety Policies.

  • Quality and quantity checks to be performed on fettled product.

  • Any ad hoc duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

Previous experience is preferable but not essential. In house training will be provided. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a want to learn and develop.


Monday to Thursday 0800 – 17.00

Friday 08.00 – 14.00

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10.00 per hour – monthly bonus available once through probation

20 days annual holiday entitlement, plus Bank Holidays. Overtime available. Workplace Pension

To apply for the role please email your CV to or call 01453 755330

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