VACANCY – Shotblasting Operative

Vacancy within the FNW Group of companies

The FNW Group is currently wishing to employ a Shot Blasting Operative at Fleming Coatings based at St. Johnston, Co. Donegal.

The FNW Group of companies is based across the North of Ireland. The companies in the group are Fleming Steel, Fleming Doors and Fleming Coatings based in St. Johnston, Co. Donegal; Norwest Roofing Systems in Omagh; Limavady Roller Doors in Limavady and BES Solutions in Belfast. The group currently employs approximately 60 people.

Fleming Coatings has developed the ability to provide a surface finish service for all things metal. Shot-blasting, hand-blasting and chemical pre-treatment capabilities exist on site and are complemented by wet-spray and powder coating facilities. Partnerships with local galvanising suppliers augment the service provided.

Position: Shotblasting Operative

The role: To work with the Powder Coating and Shotblasting team and be responsible for pre-treatment, shotblasting and packaging of products. The work also requires a high level of general maintenance of workspace and housekeeping duties.

Principle Functions

  • Pre-treatment of product to be Shotblasted
  • Shotblasting
  • Operating machinery
  • Loading/unloading lorries / vans
  • Work within company guidelines for safe working practices and use of PPE
  • Maintenance of machinery and record keeping
  • Housekeeping
  • Spraying
  • Any other duties

Skills, Education and Experience

  • Experience of shotblasting
  • Forklift license
  • Customer Service experience
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Personal Attributes

  • A positive, can-do attitude with an open mind and willingness to learn
  • An interest in people, working as part of a team and contributing positively to the culture of the organisation

Job Details Contract Type: Permanent

Location:  St. Johnston, Co. Donegal

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are Monday – Thursday 08.00 –17.00 and Friday 08.00 – 14.00

Salary: Depending on experience

Application closing date: 24th May 2024

To apply, please email a current CV and cover letter with the email title ‘Fleming Coatings – Shotblasting Operative’ to