Packing Operator (Picker / Packer)
06:00 – 14:00 (Saturday and Sunday)
Our client how has an opportunity for a Packing Operator based in Wythenshawe.
The role will work as part of the Logistics and Packing Team based at the Manchester facility and will be responsible for the packing of the Bulk stock into finished goods in line with the Production plan. The role will be required to weigh and pack parts accurately to the correct number per bag required, ensuring the correct packing and treatment procedure is followed. You will also operate a bag counter to ensure the correct number of bags are packed per box. It is essential that the correct labelling procedure is followed for all packaging, with effective communication with team members to ensure material flow procedures occur efficiently and in a timely manner. Additional duties may be requested to be performed as required by the Logistics Manager or Packing Supervisor dependent upon the needs of the business, these might include but not limited to labelling production and distributing to other packers, conducting bottle calibrations and distributing to other packers and pallet clearance from the packing area to the production services/logistics centre.
You will have gained experience working in a high volume production environment, having plastic injection moulding experience and knowledge of lean manufacturing would be an advantage however is not essential. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of performing routine repetitive tasks with patience, good humour and a high level of attention to detail with a solid foundation of literacy and numeracy. Due to the nature of the business it is essential that you have a flexible approach as there will be a requirement to work overtime. Health and Safety awareness and manual handling experience in also desirable, however training will be provided.
There will be the opportunity of overtime during the week, where available and will be managed in line with the Working Time Directive (i.e. no more than 48 hours per week will be worked on average in a 17 week rolling period unless the individual has opted out of the Working Time Directive).