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Machine Operator

Machine Operator

Job Title: Machine Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Industry: Industrial (Warehouse & Manufacturing)
Reference: 12874_1716997083
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 May 2024
Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Machine Operator/Setter. To set-up & operate production machines / equipment / processes in a safe, efficient & effective manner.

Location: Newport

Hours of work: Mon to Thurs 08.00 - 16.30. Fri 07.00 - 12.00

Salary: £26,000 per annum.

Pension Employee 5% Company 3%

25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Group income protection.

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities

  • Set up and run a range of production machines / processes to produce products to the quality standards required & achieve out-put standards set
  • Ensure PPE is maintained & used as prescribed
  • Create & maintain accurate records relating to machine out-puts & down time. Ensure all paperwork including start-up check sheets are completed daily.
  • Actively support Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) & all assigned (Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) required.
  • Actively participate in all continuous improvement activities / initiatives.
  • Carry out hand assembly work & general duties as required
  • Any other duties as required by the Production Manager.

Minimum Skill Requirements

  • Time served machine operator
  • Knowledge / experience of mechanical / electrical PLC & Pneumatic systems.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement techniques & tools 5s, Kaisen etc.
  • Machine setting experience
  • Broad knowledge of equipment types: -packaging & processing
  • Good communication skills & attitude
  • Team player
  • Flexible - able to work shifts & cover over time when required.

For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

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