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    26 days ago

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Are you looking to get into the rail industry then this job might be the job for you? Our client is currently looking for a Wheel Lathe Operator to join their team in Leeds on a permanent basis


As a Wheel Lathe Operator You will be based on a shift of 2 days on / 2days off, 07:00 – 19:00, 19:00 – 07:00 and have a salary of £36000 per annum.


A Wheel Lathe Operator you will undertake re-profiling of wheel sets, maintenance and repair of Traction and Rolling stock at their Leeds Vehicle Maintenance Facility.


Responsibilities of a Wheel Lather Operator whilst working in the role will include:

· Adhere to health & safety and local safety policy requirements, and other technical safety standards

· Ensure the clients, third party company engineering standards and procedures are applied and followed.

· Re-profiling of wheels sets using a Hegenscheidt wheel lathe, which includes crane, fork truck duties. Maintenance, servicing, and repair of the wheel lathe. Traction and Rolling stock repairs.

· Ensure all relevant paperwork for vehicle, wheel set examinations and repairs are correctly completed to company engineering standards

· Maintaining high standards of housekeeping to ensure a clean and safe work environment.


Requirements for a Wheel Lathe Operator

· Commitment to safe working practices.

· Apprentice trained or time served with an engineering/mechanical background.

· Experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance engineering activities.

· Knowledge of rolling stock and wheel defects would be advantageous.

· Good attitude and willing to learn.


If you are a Wheel Lathe Operator and looking for your next exciting opportunity, contact me now to discuss further.


TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.