Machine Operator

DROMONE Engineering designs, manufactures and markets agriculture tractor Pick-Up Hitch and construction excavator Quick Coupler technologies. Established in 1978, DROMONE is an industry leading Irish company located in Oldcastle, Co. Meath. We are currently recruiting for a fulltime Machine Operator, reporting to the Area Team Leader. This Position is based on a rotating 3 cycle shift for which a shift premium is paid.

Job Function:

To cut and produce parts by operating Laser Cutting machine (Bystronic 10kw ByStar Fibre laser) maintain quality, safety and environmental standards, keeping records and maintaining equipment in a busy manufacturing environment.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Operate cutting machinery to produce good quality parts from nests supplied by internal Materials planning/nesting Department.
  • Monitor machine’s consumable parts that needed to be checked/changed periodically
  • Support the cleaning of the beds at the laser
  • Clean out waste bins regularly under the machine
  • Breaking down cut sheets finished off the laser and moved part to kit bins to complete jobs
  • Update paperwork/computer system when each sheet is complete to update job completion and consume raw material
  • Move kit bins in and out of area in line with jobs being completed and started to keep flow of material moving
  • Support flattening machine operation post cutting when required

Skills and experience required:

  • Preferably 1-3 years’ experience working on machinery cutting steel plate, or similar Equipment
  • Experience in quality checking your own work
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Need to have good computer skills
  • Ideal industry background: manufacturing, automotive.
  • Forklift licence required
  • Good level of English, oral and written.

To apply for this job vacancy please forward your CV and cover note to