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Conventional Turner (m/v/x)

What will you do

Originally started as a diesel service company, GARDEC has grown to become the largest shipyard on the Belgian coast. With a large team of experienced employees, we offer a full range of services in ship repair, ship maintenance and the manufacture and installation of maritime offshore and onshore structures. Gardec is the reference for everything related to welding, mechanical maintenance, refit and renewal of ships, drydocking of ships, machining, crane rental, stainless steel and alu construction and so much more. Our mission is to excel in marine repairs, maintenance & renewal construction in domain of engineering, welding and mechanics. To be a highly qualified competence center for both offshore and onshore structures and general welding. Gardec wants to further grow into an important hub in the field of ship maintenance and ship repair along the North Sea coast. Whether it concerns a small tugboat or a large dredger, Gardec wants to make the difference for its customers through a flexible and committed attitude. In the field of welding, Gardec wants to further establish its name as the contact point for production and installation of all possible high-quality steel constructions or welding work both onshore and offshore. Website: https://www.gardec.be/nl Company movie: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vpMTqWFNfrCvGCpSG0QKOXRATky86Jhl/view?usp=sharing

Gardec is looking for a conventional turner to strengthen their team in Brugge. Turning and milling at Gardec is something different every day and custom work every time. The main focus are conventional machines, though they also have CNC machines. You need the basis of conventional turning/milling. The work takes place in the workshop in Zeebrugge, but occasionally also on other locations. Your main focus is the repairing of existing components and not necessarily starting a production process from scratch. Your responsibilities include the following: • Set up and operate conventional turning machines to perform precision turning operations. • Read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints to understand project specifications. • Machine and fabricate metal components for maritime equipment, ensuring adherence to quality standards. These are all unique pieces, every day something different, big or small. • Inspect finished products for accuracy and quality, making adjustments as necessary. • You perform repairs on ships, on constructions.... • You make new, non-standardized parts of machine tools. The pieces you work with are relatively big.

What are your skills

Are you passionate about the maritime sector? Do you like to do a job that is different every day? Are you flexible and willing to work extra hours in the evening or in the weekend? Do you like to be technically creative? Then this might be the job for you!

What is your experience

• You have a strong technical insight, you need to recognize the defect in the parts and how you can impact wear and tear of materials. • You need to be able to read and interpret technical drawings, as well as repair items without having a technical drawing. • You are familiar with manual measuring techniques (micrometer, compass, caliper etc.). • You have a couple of years of experience as a conventional turner or miller.

What is your education level

You have a mechanical degree. We are looking for people with a hands-on mentality.

Language expectations

Communicative English skills at a B2-C1 level are required for this job, this is the language you will communicate in.

What our client offers

• You work 38 hours a week, but are willing to do 7-12 hours of overtime every week (paid at 150% or as a compensation day). • The gross hourly starting salary is between €17 and €20, depending on your experience. This is negotiable. • The shift hours are 8:00-16:30 from monday to thursday. Friday you work from 8:00 to 14:30. • You are paid monthly. • A lot of extralegal benefits like hospitalisation insurance, and a phone if this is requested.
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