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

Salary: £11.00 – £11.50 per hour, overtime available, annual bonus

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