Job Title: Operator Engineer
Hours: 2pm – 10pm Monday to Friday
Reports To: Production Manager – Pouch
Prepared Date: December 2020
Our client is a British pet food company where their customers and their pets are at the heart of everything they do. We’re looking for a bright, bubbly and enthusiastic person to join their Production team. You’ll be working in a small, friendly team to manufacture products on the pouch production line. The main purpose of this role is to ensure machines operate correctly and at optimal levels to meet production, quality, safety and efficiency standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To achieve production targets, whilst ensuring procedures and quality standards are maintained
Ensure the manufacturing plan is adhered to
Monitor stock levels during the shift and ensure that at least 4 hours’ worth of appropriate packaging is available for the oncoming shift
To ensure effective handovers with fellow operators
Operate machines, ensuring machines are set to sizes required for production
Ensure a proactive approach to Health & Safety and that all legislation is met
Ensure that Company Policies and Procedures are adhered to
To attend meetings as required
Ensure cross-functional communication of issues, specifically Quality Assurance and Engineering
Ensure prompt reporting of faults, utilising the Safety and Known Job Card system
Assist in the implementation and creation of new and improved procedures
To be fully aware at all times of the process position
Ensure that hygiene and housekeeping are at the required standard
Ensure that all maintenance, lubrication and cleaning schedules are met
Ensure machines are set for the optimum output
Liaise with the Team Leader/ Shift Manager to ensure that any on the job training of staff is achieved
Complete all appropriate documentation as required
Ensure correct waste segregation
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
5 GCSE’s or equivalent including Maths and English
Intermediate I.T. Skills
Relevant Manufacturing / Production Qualification or experience
Problem solving skills to support fault finding
Strong leadership and communication skills
Experience working as part of a team in a busy manufacturing environment
Experience of operating a production line
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Experience of working in an FMCG environment
Ability to work in a safe manner and considers the safety of others around them
Ability to adhere to quality standards
Excellent English communication skills – both verbal and writte
Committed to quality control and attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure to meet delivery deadlines.
Organised with the ability to prioritise workload.
A team player who works well with others, providing support and guidance to other Operatives and internal stakeholders.
Self-motivated with a proactive approach to learning new skills. Good written and verbal communication skills.
Flexible and willing to fulfil any role within their area of production
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Excellent English communication skills – both verbal and written.
NOTE: This job description is only a brief overview of what you’ll be doing day-to-day, but you may be asked to get involved in other tasks to support the team.
If you are interested and would like to hear more please call us on (phone number removed) or click the link to APPLY
attendance bonuses / overtime