Position title
Factory Operative

Fire Glass UK is looking for a Factory Operative to join our family at our West branch in Bristol!


1. Operate various glass cutting machinery.

2. Observe gauges, computer printouts and monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments as necessary.

3. Set up and adjust automatic glass feeding, flowing and forming machines.

4. Cut glass and mirrors to specified size and shape, using patterns, straightedge, tape measure, glass cutting tools.

5. Break away excess glass by hand or with notched tool or glass pinchers.

6. Examine and mark defective glass, to obtain best cut.

7. Position pattern or drawing on glass, measure dimensions, and mark cutting lines, using glass tools.

8. Smoothes and polishes rough edges using belt sander, straight line polisher or polishing wheels.

9. Operate furnace to produce toughened glass.

10. Sandblasts glass surface within guidelines, using sandblasting tools.

11. Loading and unloading stillage for dispatch.

12. Ensure Health and safety standards are adhered to at all times.

13. Maintain stock levels keeping a note of batch numbers for glass cut and off cuts produced.


Experience with heavy lifting

Job Benefits

On Site Parking
Free Parking
Referral Programme
Christmas Vouchers


If interested in this role please send you CV to Matthew.jasper@fireglassuk.com

Employment Type
Job Location
Stonemasons Yard, Albert Road, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XS
Working Hours
06:00-14:30 Monday - Friday
Base Salary
£23,927.90 Per year
Date posted
March 22, 2024
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