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      Machine Operator
      Ortho Europe

      The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a leading provider of prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair services & products, serving the needs of more than 75,000 patients at 30 centres across the UK and Ireland.

      Ortho Europe is the manufacturing arm of the Ability Matters Group. Ortho Europe, established in 1990, is a major European manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic product. Headquartered in the UK, Ortho Europe also has offices in France and Netherlands and distributors across Europe and the rest of the World.

      Ortho Europe operates to ISO Standard 13485 Medical Devices Quality Management System. Offering a comprehensive range of prosthetic and orthotic stock devices, Ortho Europe are both a manufacturer of product and also a distributor of high-quality brands such as Willow Wood, Sporlastic, Ability Dynamics and Cascade DAFO.

      Our Bradford site has a new and exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join the business as a Machine Operator.

      The machine operators will be working on machine manufacturing footwear, plastic products or wheel chair seats.

      This position would suit an individual who has experience in a general manufacturing assembly or machine operating position however; full training will be given in this industry.

      Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

      • Operating machines to manufacture footwear
      • Grinding and using a router to finish off products
      • Using hand tools and knifes to trim and finish items in production
      • Reading specifications and following instructions from clinician  

      To be considered for this position, you must have:

      • Confident using machines and hand tools
      • Strong hand/eye coordination and excellent attention to details
      • Ability to follow instructions and work on your own initiative
      • Be able to work to deadlines
      • You must be organised, proactive and efficient
      • You must be flexible in your work approach

      The nature of the role is varied and can be fast paced so the successful candidate will maintain high standards when working to varying deadlines and specifications. In return, we offer a competitive salary package, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist and experienced team.

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