About this vacancy
Founded in 1985, SACO remains a family-owned business located in Burnley, Lancashire. They’ve come a long way since opening their first factory, currently employing over 450 people across three separate factories. They continue to deliver the highest quality of design and manufacturing for the cosmetic industry, recently awarded Manufacturing Business of the Year Award.
All 3 factories are in one location so team work and logistics are positive. In factory 1 we house 2 fully automatic rack anodising plants, which are a unique belt driven system offering full flexibility across our range of products. Factory 2 has 60 deep draw transfer presses which offer a diverse capability from a standard product to a bespoke design. Factory 3 is our newest acquisition and has allowed Saco to expand even further, with two large manufacturing units, a very significant warehouse facility and new offices it has allowed the business to grow in every aspect.
SectorManufacturing & Engineering
Duties/main responsibilties include:
Duties within the role include:
- Setting of Transfer Presses to prepare the machines before production
- Perform test runs, and, if necessary, adjust and make minor repairs to the machinery or tooling before and during operation
- Fitting, development, and refurbishment of tooling and setting of Transfer Presses.
First year – Block release in College
Second Year – On completion of first year block release, training will continue under supervision of the Toolroom Manager, consisting of developing skills learned in the first year and learning additional skills such as cylindrical grinding
Third Year – Additional training given in the above areas, plus additional skills such as quality control to be acquired. By the end of this year apprentices should be able to competently manufacture complete sets of press tools.
Fourth Year – Press setting skill to be acquired so that the apprentice can competently set our full range of tools in all presses.
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm