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Job Vacancy - Linisher / Polisher (Glazer)

Job Vacancy

Platts & Nisbett currently has a job vacancy for an experienced Linisher / Polisher (Glazer)


39.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Permanent Position     


Dependent on Experience

Current Hourly Rate for Fully Qualified is £11.67 per hour (Approx 24K per annum)

Holiday Entitlement:         

23-27 days (incremental) + Statutory Days                                

Additional Benefits:

Company Pension Scheme

All Uniform and PPE provided

Company Health Scheme


Job Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Linisher / Polisher to become part of a busy team within our Finishing (Glazing) Department.


Working for a long established (42 years) and highly regarded family run Surgical Instrument Manufacturer in Sheffield, the successful candidate will work directly with the Production Foremen and Shop Floor Staff.


Must have previous experience in similar roles, and be time served minimum of 3 Years. Additional on the job training will be provided.


Main Duties Include:

Linishing / Polishing Stainless Steel to High Standards

Using Machines with Abrasive Belts, working on both Polishing and Grinding Wheels

Working to Patterns and Drawings issued to tight dimensional tolerances

Maintenance of Machinery

In Process Inspection

Use of Measuring Equipment

Keeping the work area tidy in line with Health & Safety Standards


Essential Skills:

Linishing / Polishing Stainless Steel to High Standards

Competency with Machinery and Abrasive Belts

Proven track record (experience in Medical Sector desirable but not essential)

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawing in imperial and metric sizes

Ability to understand and work to tolerances

Ability to use measuring equipment such as micrometers and verniers

A keen eye for detail


Personal Qualities

Desire to work within Engineering / Manufacturing

Ability to work within a team

Ability to retain verbal and written information

Willingness to learn multi skills



Clean and tidy appearance

Fit and healthy


References required

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