Shift Production Operators

4 days left

Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
07 Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

DuPont Teijin Films is the world’s leading differentiated producer of PET and PEN polyester films. Over 2,000 people work with us around the world while, here in Dumfries, our team operate two manufacturing plants producing polymer and film for a wide range of markets and applications.

We currently have an opportunity at our Dumfries site for-

Shift Production Operators

As a production operator you will work as part of a team responsible for the operation of our speciality production lines at optimum output and efficiencies with minimum downtime, whilst ensuring you comply with all safe systems of work and product is manufactured to meet quality standards and production schedules.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate equipment in accordance with the Standard Operating Conditions and procedures and to meet production targets
  • Monitoring of operating parameters and equipment on the production line and taking appropriate actions to resolve deviations and process interruptions
  • Coordinate product grade changes to minimize downtime and ensure accurate completion of grade change checklists
  • Visual inspection and assessment of finished product and recording of results in the plant quality system.
  • Provide effective handover to oncoming shift, detailing outstanding issues and forward plan
  • Undertake all work safely and in compliance with Plant rules, the Site Safety Policy and participate in safety training programmes and safety audit
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards by keeping work areas and equipment clean and in good order

Qualifications and skills required

  • SVQ Level 3 or equivalent SCQF 5 qualifications in relevant subjects
  • Experience in manufacturing and an awareness of quality and hygiene systems would be an advantage
  • Health & Safety awareness and experience
  • Familiarity in use of computers and Microsoft applications
  • Technical aptitude to set up process equipment and resolve process problems
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads in line with Key Performance Indicators
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd January 2021.