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Job Family: Manufacturing
Updated At: 2019-09-01



Operating manufacturing CWS / ESS machinery including, perforating machines, wrapping machines, Automated Lath machines, etc. in accordance with Weatherford operating procedures.


  • Carrying out machine operations as per WFT IMS (Integrated Management System) procedures, work instructions and policies.
  • Ensuring machines are operating at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensuring machines and surrounding areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Working to all safety procedures and ensuring only authorised personnel are in vicinity of machines.
  • Train and be accountable for loading the correct programmes into the machines for the relevant operations.
  • Train and carry out machine changes to accommodate different spool/screen sizes.
  • Check the correct material rating, quantity, lengths and types are used on each work order.
  • Book direct hours on the ALR system as per requisite work order routings
  • Completing all relevant paperwork to an acceptable standard with accurate and correct information
  • Replacing selected parts on machines and carrying out daily/weekly operator maintenance.
  • Maintain machine tools and equipment in a safe working order .Visually check cutting tools and materials prior to commencing the work and reporting any defects in the materials/tools to production engineer.  
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these.
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawing of working piece with tolerance required,


  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company’s, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policy and Management Systems.
  • Act in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities as designated in Document 2-2-EW-GB-EDI-00001
  • Implement area risk assessments and work instructions as per Weatherford HSE procedures.
  • Demonstrate a particularly responsible attitude to Safety in the workplace specific to Ultra High Pressure water jet cutting.



Must be educated to a secondary school level of education. 


  • Experience in workshop environment.
  • Manufacturing workshop experience including Overhead Crane and Forklift (5 ton min) certification
  • Previous experience of CNC machines is of advantage
  • Water jet cutting experience.
  • Lathe and milling machine experience


  • Demonstrate being able to work on own initiative.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be able to read / interpret engineering drawings.


  • A responsible and positive attitude towards work environment.
  • Good communication skills and be able to establish good working relationship with fellow colleagues.
  • Must be prepared to work shifts.