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Production Technician

Posted 10 January by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing Ended

As a Production Technician you will be responsible for the Operation and Maintenance of Production Equipment. You will also be capable of the change over of production machinery.

Client Details

My client is a large growing business who has been established for many years. They offer great long term career prospects for their team.


  • Ensure that Critical Control Point (CCP) & Quality Control Point (QCP) checks are carried out, documented and appropriate corrective action is taken as required
  • Effectively manage housekeeping and organisation in area of control to factory GMP standard
  • Operate and monitor processing, filling and packaging equipment to ensure production targets are met, proactively looking for and resolving issues before they develop
  • Troubleshoot, problem-solve and rectify equipment related issues to minimise downtime and maximise.
  • Operational Efficiency, always looking for root cause elimination.
  • Interact with and operate automated equipment.
  • Ensure issues that affect line performance (equipment or people) are communicated effectively to engineering group or to Team Leader.
  • Carry out line changeovers and product set ups on equipment (includes basic mechanical set ups of equipment and program changes for automated equipment)
  • Mechanically disassemble and reassemble lines for changeover.
  • Coordinate and manage material supply to and from the production line.
  • Repair basic faults and break downs.
  • Must be willing to work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.


  • Must hold Safety and Quality as a value and be an advocate for safe behaviour in others.
  • Must be experienced in equipment operation, preferable in a medium/high speed packaging or processing environment.
  • Practical mechanical experience in a similar production environment
  • Forklift truck experience (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills and team working ability.
  • Must be able to work calmly in challenging situations.
  • Qualification in an Engineering Discipline.

Job Offer

£30,000 plus a benefits package

Required skills

  • Experience in an FMCG Manufacturing Environment

Reference: 34187346

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