Permanent Moulding Operative - Days

Wythenshawe, Manchester
15 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent Moulding Operative - Days
Wythenshawe, Manchester

Our client has an opportunity for a Moulding Operator to join their site in Wythenshawe, Manchester

The Role

  • Machine minding in Bays 1 & 2 and Auto cell:
  • Respond promptly to any machine stoppages / alarms in order to minimise downtime and impact on production.
  • To be vigilant throughout the shift to prevent and rectify any problems i.e. bag sealer faults
  • Following training troubleshoot and rectify minor problems on the automated packaging equipment – liaise with setters / maintenance where necessary
  • Following training stop and re-start machines following any minor problems ensuring process is stable and parts produced are in line with the relevant quality standards
  • Adopting a work ethic of ‘clean as you go’ to ensure specified housekeeping standards are met
  • Complete all documentation relevant to the position and ensure information recorded is correct
  • Check that the information situated on the lectern corresponds with the works order and raise any discrepancies with the manager / supervisor
  • Ensure all quality requirements are fulfilled i.e. attribute charts, quality checks and report any faults or quality problems to the correct Personnel as soon as possible
  • Effectively manage your time to ensure tubs are emptied regularly to prevent the build up of products and the late discovery of faults
  • Correctly label all finished product in accordance with departmental requirements to ensure traceability
  • Ensure all consumables are labelled, sufficient to ensure production needs are met and not interrupted.
  • Complete the daily check sheet and return to the Shift Manager or supervisor at the end of the shift.
  •  To sort waste product into the correct tote boxes and ensure that it is visually checked by a manager or supervisor, before scrapping

The Person:

  • Experience of working in a high volume production environment (plastic injection moulding experience would be an advantage) – essential
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing would be a distinct advantage
  • Previous experience of shift work, including weekends / nights as part of a roster.
  • Demonstrable experience of performing routine repetitive tasks with patience, good humour and attention to detail.
  • Literate and numerate
  • Possession of any of the following - a current first aid/fire marshal certificate would be a distinct advantage
  • Workplace health and safety awareness and manual handling experience is also desirable
  • Flexible approach to working hours – there will be the requirement to work overtime

For Days the terms are:
Annual Salary:                 £20,332.27 per annum
Working Hours:                07.00am to 19.00pm (Three on, three off),
Holidays:                         22 Days per year
Benefits:                         Contributory Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
Bonus:                            Production Bonus – payable every 6 months (June / December)

Deadline for applications will be Friday 24th May at 12.00pm