Machine Operator

25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Simplified Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fresh and processed potatoes, meeting the broadest ranging needs of major retailers, food processors, caterers and wholesalers. They operate from 8 locations within the UK and also mainland Europe employing in excess of 900 people. They are looking to recruit Line Leaders to work within their busy packing facility in Floods Ferry near March.

Machine Operator

The main responsibilities for this Machine Operator position include:

• To ensure timely completion of all orders within customer specifications to meet production targets.
• To ensure efficient running of allocated production lines.
• To ensure average weights are met whilst maintaining efficiencies.
• To ensure that online scanning is done on all packed product.
• To ensure effective communication at all times.
• To ensure quality checks are completed inline with company procedures.
• To report to the Team Leader on a regular and informal basis during the shift, details of unplanned downtime, and any other such problems which occur that might impact adversely on Customer Service.
• To help promote a continuous improvement culture throughout all areas of responsibility by delivering improvement projects using Lean tools and techniques.
• Always ensure you and your team adheres to company procedures, policies and guidelines.
• To monitor the quality of the raw material, packaging and finished product to customer specification and report any major problems immediately to the Team Leader.
• To ensure the correct packaging is used at all times.

Machine Operator - Key Attributes:

• Be able to pay close attention to detail and adhere to company procedures.
• Be a team player.
• Be a decision maker, able to prioritise and work under pressure.
• Have excellent communication and organisational skills.
• Be flexible.
• Be self motivated.

Location: March, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: Four on four off shift pattern Days 0600 - 1800 £10.07 p/h

If you feel you have the relevant skills and wish to apply for this for this Machine Operator role please apply online with your CV and covering letter.

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