Machine Operator

Machine Operator  (Permanent Roles) – Bridgwater – £10.34p/h  up to £12.35ph when trained plus Overtime 

My Client is looking to recruit experienced Machine operators / Machine operatives to work in their factory in Bridgwater. Working continental 12 hour shift patterns days and nights, the successful applicant will have previously worked in a fast paced (FMCG) environment and be used to dealing with the running of high volume manufacturing machines.  You will be working as part of a team of four / five and will be 'driving' the machine output. Reporting to the Team Leader, this role is primarily responsible for the accurate setting up and running of an industrial production machine, maintaining a clean and tidy work environment, undertaking ancillary tasks when requested.  My client very much wants to up skill its staff and the successful candidates will join the company 'academy' scheme which offers excellent training. 

Machine Operative Role and Responsibilities 

·Participating in all aspects of running high volume performance machines. 

·Preparing the appropriate machine ready for production 

·Cleaning the machines between production runs 

·Monitoring production to eliminate or reduce waste and down time. 

·Accurately recording production data for use throughout the business, using the Company's in-house Computer system 

·Weighing, measuring and labelling finished products and locating accurately to storage points 

·Work closely with the Engineering team on maintenance projects and repairs. 

·Participating in  cost saving and process improvements project in order to  improve  quality standards, safety and output 

·Participate in training events to maintain skills and increase knowledge 

·Maintain health & Safety for self and others at all times 

Benefits will include : Free Parking, Canteen facilities, childcare voucher system, cycle to work scheme. The holidays are 21 days annual rising to 25 over 4 years. This calculates and 232 hours (29 days x 8 hours) in the first year(prorated to start date).  Pension is auto enrolment 4% from Company 5% from employee,  Work wear provided. The starting rate of pay will be £10.34ph however this rises to £12.35p/h when fully trained which will take approx. 3 months.. Prior to starting the role candidates will be expected to attend an interview where a short Maths and English test will be carried out. 

This role will suit candidates that have previously worked as machine operatives, machine technicians, machine operator, machine minder, machine setter