Skilled Production Operator

Posted 12 September by Prime Appointments
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Skilled Production Operator - Bulk

A prestigious Witham based Independent family company have vacancies for a Skilled Operator to support their busy production operation within their 'Bulk function. The company continues to experience rapid growth and there are great opportunities for a Skilled Production Operator to join a highly successful business.

Benefits
Competitive salary dependant on experience.
Generous Pension contribution and a Profit Share scheme.
39 hour week - between Monday and Friday - some flexibility required.
24 days holiday + Bank Holidays (rising to 25 days after 5 years).
Excellent training and a clear path for progression.
Uniform provided plus cleaning allowance.
Independent family run business (Investors in People accredited).

As a Skilled Production Operator in Bulk you will be accountable for running a variety of filling machines or creating bulk liquids, blends or supporting and running the inbound and outbound tanker schedule. You will have some experience of leading a team of unskilled operators. You will have experience of working in a safety culture and to high standards of quality in a quality controlled environment. Ideally you will have some formal safety qualification. You will be responsible for decision making and planning the requirements of your areas to ensure output is achieved at the right safety and quality standard. You will be target driven with a desire to lead by example.

Candidates must have:
Experience of working within a production line environment, ideally FMCG, and running and machine change-overs.
Experience of leading a team and leading and running temporary labour (via a Recruitment Agency)
A minimum of 3 GCSE passes at grade A-C including maths or equivalent.
Ability to complete induction training for new staff and maintain standards.
Experience risk assessments.
Experience of stock control.
Trained and competent in 5S improvement techniques.
A willingness to learn.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and good numerical skills.
Basic level computer skills.
Flexibility and a team work ethic.

This role will involve the delivery of production targets either on the filling lines, the creation of the correct blends to plan or the in or out-loading of tankers to the tanker plan. Liaison with planners, hauliers, logistics, bottling and Customer service team members is essential therefore good communication skills are required. Accurate data inputting and recording is required in this role.

Skilled operators from other sectors with transferable skills are encouraged to apply as there is a comprehensive training, competency and progression system in place to induct staff quickly into the business.

You will report directly to the Technical Operators in the 'Bulk" facility. You will be flexible and able to assist in other departments as required working towards becoming a "multi skilled" team member. This is an operational role which will involve some physical activity and close liaison with a large team of directly employed and temporary staff.

Required skills

  • Production
  • Production Line
  • Skilled Operator

Reference: 36097470

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