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Contact Info

Company Cumbria Crystal Ltd.
Address The Lakes Glass Centre
Oubas Hill, Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 7LB
Phone: 0044 1229 584400
Fax: 0044 1229 581132
United Kingdom
Contact Person Department HR
info@cumbriacrystal.com
www.cumbriacrystal.com

Details

Headline

Glass Blower

Dated 19.11.2017
Job Category Production (Hot End), Machine Worker
Job Title Glass Blower
Place
Country / Region United Kingdom
at Company Cumbria Crystal
Type of contract Full Time
Salary negotiable
Entry date earliest

Description

As a Senior Glassblower you will support the Master Glass Blower to effectively manage the glassblowing teams to ensure the efficient production of high quality hand-blown crystal.

  • Work effectively with the glasshouse team, with a proactive approach to ensuring high standards of quality and workmanship.
  • Co-ordinate and produce products using all available techniques including mould blowing and hand glass making.
  • Assist Furnace build, filling, maintenance and repairs as necessary.
  • Assist with other repairs and maintenance in the glasshouse facility if necessary.
  • Assist our designers with the development of new collections, products and techniques. Work effectively and pro-actively with technical consultants and management.
  • Provide glass blowing demonstrations to the general public.
  • Deliver glassblowing workshops and experiences as required.
  • Work with clients, the environment agency and other official bodies, suppliers and customers as required.
  • Pro-active approach to Health and Safety, procedures and safe operation of machinery, tools, hot glass and raw materials in the glasshouse & ensure they are followed at all times.
  • To maintain an overview of the quality of production across the glasshouse team and liaise with the Master Glass Maker to ensure quality & efficient production accordingly.
  • Assist with maintenance of glass-house facilities as required.
  • Pro-active approach to minimising energy consumption and reducing waste.
  • Assist with producing/maintaining up to date Risk Assessments.
  • When more senior members of the team are absent you will be required to undertake a team leadership role.
  • Option to join the furnace alarm call-out team.
  • Continuously strive towards maintaining and developing your skills as a Glass Maker and undertake any necessary training in order for you to fulfill your role.
  • Develop, teach and mentor junior members of the glass making team as required.
  • As a named key holder you may be required to oversee the security of the factory.
  • Assist with commissioning and decommissioning of furnaces.
  • Program controllers for melting cycles, arching of pots and daily temperature settings as required.
  • Lehr programming, production & reannealing as required.

Qualifications

  • Pro-active approach to all roles and responsibilities.
  • Ability to supervise and delegate within a team.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize busy work loads.
  • Communicate clearly, openly and effectively with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Ability to work independently using your own initiative and within a team.
  • Reliable trustworthy and a good time keeper.
  • Attention to detail, care, patience and respect for the craftsmanship and time involved in making our products.
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions effectively.
  • Respect and consideration towards all your colleagues.
  • Accurate record keeping.

Remarks

To apply or for more information send an email to info@cumbriacrystal.com

Cumbria Crystal
Greatdale Limited
Unit 4, Canal Head
Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LB
United Kingdom