Shearing Machine Operator at Alfred and Victoria Associates

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    Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.

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    Shearing Machine Operator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 2 – 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Location: Ogba, Ikeja – Lagos

    Job Summary

    • Sets up and operates power shear to cut metal objects, such as plates, sheets, slabs, billets, or bars to specified dimensions and angle: Experience using magnet attachment of the shear.


    • Turns hand wheels to adjust rake (angle) and pressure of blade.
    • Positions and clamps stops and side guides to set length and angle of cut, using rule, built-in gauges, or template.
    • Lifts work piece manually or by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table and positions it against side guide and end stops.
    • Starts machine which clamps work piece and lowers blade to cut metal.
    • Lays out cutting lines on metal, using rule, square, or template when shearing single pieces.
    • Tilt bed, blade, or install fixtures to shear, bevel, or trim fabricated items.
    • Set up and operate shear on production line in which shear is fed by conveyor, for example automobile frame line or rolling mill.
    • Operate portable shear to cut sheet metal.
    • Inspect work, using tape, compass, gauge, template, or micrometer to verify dimensions.
    • Designated by type of shear as Gate-Shear Operator (industry) II, or by application of shear as Square-Shear Operator (industry) I, Staple-Shear Operator (mill industry).
    • Operate shear that automatically shears to uniform length metal sheets, plates, or structural shapes fed into machine by continuous coil or conveyor and be designated Shear Operator, Automatic.
    • Turning hand wheels to adjust rake and blade pressure;
    • Positioning and clamping stops and side guides to set length, lifting work pieces manually, starting machine and lowering blades to cut metal;
    • Laying out cutting lines on metal; and
    • Operating portable shear to cut sheet metal.


    • Academic Qualification: Minimum of a high school diploma certificate and Vocational training
    • Professional Qualification: Certification in Trade test
    • Experience: 2 to 5 years of similar experience of progressive responsibility

    Key skills and Competencies:

    • Experience in operating variety of machines.
    • Inventory controlling skills.
    • Physical ability to lift and move heavy items.
    • Knowledge of adhering to safety protocols.
    • Basic mechanical skills to operate and maintain the machine. Formal education in the form of a vocational degree is seen on resumes.
    • Able to follow instructions and production schedules.
    • Able to act quickly when a problem arises.

    Very Attractive.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

    Note: Any application received after the above time will be automatically rejected.

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