Kiln car repair operative

Job Reference
Salary Description
£10.73 per hour
Contract Type
Temp to Perm
Ellistown ,

Kiln Car Repair Operative – Day Shift

Ellistown, Leicestershire

We are currently recruiting for our market leading manufacturer in Ellistown. We have an opportunity for someone looking to do a manual role. 

Hours of work and Pay 

  • Monday to Friday
  • 08.00am – 16.00pm
  • £10.73ph

Job Responsibilities:

  • Repairing and renewal of kiln car refractories.
  • Repairing car chassis steel work and joints.
  • Lubricating and replacing as necessary wheels and bearings.
  • Replacing kiln car rope seals.
  • Inspecting and monitoring of kiln car condition to identify immediate and long term repair requirements.
  • Updating of kiln car maintenance records.
  • Maintaining the refractory and other spares stock inventory
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in work areas.
  • Any other reasonable duties as determined by the Technical Manager to support the TPM process and technical team activities.

Required Skills:

  • High degree of Safety Awareness.
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance.
  • Flexible - available for overtime and supporting the team when needed.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and tasks.
  • Self- motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Methodical and systematic approach with a high attention to detail.
  • Team working attitude.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and tasks.
  • Basic fabrication or building skills/experience.
  • Fitting, welding and forklift experience would be beneficial though full training will be provided.
  • PC Literate.

If you are interested in this role then please send your current Cv to or call the Ashby team on 01530 416770

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