Manufacturing Technical Operator

Posted 4 March by RecruitPol Ltd
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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Process/ Technical Operator to join our client's team near Huntingdon. This is a full-time, permanent role with an attractive salary of up to £31,000 alongside a wide range of company benefits on offer! You will have a flexible attitude, demonstrable experience of problem solving and be able to work calmly under pressure. Own transport is essential due to location. You will be working on a day shift only, Monday- Friday.

This role is ideal for those looking to start a career within a rapidly changing and exciting business, with fantastic progression and development opportunities available!

Process/ Technical Skilled Operator Responsibilities:

  • Setting up and operating different machines, running and monitoring the output of machine tools, a highly automated manufacturing cell or process manufacturing or automated packaging machines
  • Working on or monitoring the output of an automated assembly line or assembly station
  • Know the manufacturing process in great detail, troubleshooting at an appropriate level and involving senior members of staff if/when they are not able to correct the problem
  • Monitor and check the product quality as they will be responsible for identifying when the process is deviating from the norm and taking action to correct it
  • Maintain accurate and clear documentation that proves that manufacturing is being carried out in accordance with both internal and external quality systems or regulations
  • Keep equipment in good working order by performing regular inspection, cleaning, servicing along with routine and preventative maintenance to make sure the machine or process never breaks down
  • Keep maintenance logs for all of the machines or process they oversee, which requires proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Provide regular productivity reports, and incident reports if an accident occurs
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles to eliminate waste in the production process or apply six sigma to reduce output variation
  • Follow strict internal protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as following current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • Oversees the labour of individuals manufacturing a product in a factory or industrial workplace
  • Organises and monitors workflow on the production floor - Looks improve employee efficiency to maximise production output and profits
  • Ensures production floor is clean and safe for all staff members
  • To maintain the product flow, integrity and traceability throughout the production process
  • To organise the daily / weekly production schedules against orders supplied
  • To organise daily / weekly cleaning
  • Develops and implements production policies and procedures
  • Delegates manufacturing tasks so that team can meet production deadlines
  • Manages the efforts of manufacturing workers on the production floor
  • Communicates expectations to production workers and appraises their performance
  • Educates production team members about preferred occupational health and safety practices
  • Establishes priorities to ensure manufacturing team works most efficiently
  • Checks manufacturing equipment and control points to ensure efficient workflow is maintained - Addresses production problems as they arise
  • Organises for the repair or replacement of faulty production equipment
  • Evaluates new production equipment
  • Reports on team performance to production manager
  • Makes recommendations about ways to improve employee efficiency and reduce costs
  • Counsels and disciplines production employees who fail to perform or violate company policies
  • Implement recommended manufacturing cost reduction strategies
  • Nurtures cooperation and communication within production team and other departments

Person Specification:

  • Experience within a manufacturing/production background is essential
  • A high concern for health and safety standards
  • Flexibility in work attitude and an excellent team player
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance record
  • Ability to contribute to improvement processes

Required skills

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Machine Tools
  • Product Quality
  • Traceability
  • Process Manufacturing

Reference: 42174761

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