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Craft Potter

Denby Pottery, with over 200 years of history and famous for its beautifully glazed stoneware is looking to recruit a Craft Potter.

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Operator Vacancy - Mould Shop

We currently have a vacancy for an Operator to work within the Mould Shop on a permanent contract basis. The normal working hours are 39 hours per week, working 5.45am to 16.00pm Monday to Thursday. This role will require flexibility as weekend working, unsociable hours and overtime as and when required is all part of the position.

This is a physically demanding job and requires someone who is able to work well within a team and who can therefore appreciate the importance of good attendance and punctuality. The role will also involve independent working and will require someone who is able to problem solve/resolve issues. The position has many heavy manual handing processes and requires a person who is willing to maintain the demanding nature of the tasks.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Making of production moulds for the making machines and casting plant. • Handling moulds from the Mould Shop to the stove. • Handling moulds within the mould storage area. • Varnishing moulds. • Pick and pack moulds with the pallet stacker from and into the mould racks. • Assist in Glaze Mill tank deliveries and Slip House barrows when required.

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Adhere to company policies and procedures. • Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements pertaining to the job. • Co-operate and assist the Team Leader to operate all the department’s processes and procedures to deliver a quality product to the customer. • Maintain high standards of housekeeping and to operate the equipment safely. • Operate the pallet stacker. • Operate all processes as per the safe operating procedures, risk assessments and safe working instructions.

Minimum qualification required and no experience necessary as training will be provided. If you would like to apply please submit your application asap to Samantha Wrenn, HR Advisor.

Please apply in writing with a full CV to: Miss Samantha Wrenn, HR Advisor, The Denby Pottery Company Ltd, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX

Alternatively, email your application to

Closing Date: Friday 5th May 2017.

Note: we are unable to respond to all applicants. If we have not contacted you by Friday, 12th May 2017, assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. This vacancy has also been advertised externally.