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Production Operator

Job posted by: Natalie Morgan

Job Title: Production Operator

Location: Folkestone, Kent

Hours:6AM - 6PM, 12 hour shifts, 4 on 4 off rotation.

Are you looking to work for a forward thinking, progressive company who really cares about their employees? Do you want to work for a company where you really feel valued and appreciated? Do you want to work for a company who has invested a lot of time and money over the past few years in making sure their employees working environment is modern and right for them and provides training and career progression?

Our client based in Folkestone, Kent, is looking people who can demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills, be enthusiastic and a team player with a positive attitude to learning, to work on their high speed automated production line.

As a production operator, you will ensure that your high-speed production line runs effectively and efficiently, ensuring that problems and faults are rectified quickly and ensure that quality and good manufacturing checks are carried out. Working as part of a small team, you will be involved in ordering and loading components, line start up checks, change overs and wash downs, controlling parameters using computers to run the line, reading and understanding alarms and problem solving any issues that arise.

Responsibilities of a production operator:

  • To operate allocated machines on different manufacturing lines safely, effectively and efficiently.

  • Navigating HMI's

  • Adjusting fill weights/volumes

  • Clearing blockages

  • Component replenishment

  • Fault finding and issue resolution

  • Able to complete changeover between products and orders, including:

  • Strip, clean and sanitise product contact parts of machinery and/or pipework

  • Adjust and re position parts, following SOP's

  • Conduct micro test monitoring

Reconstruct equipment

Previous experience of working within a FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) manufacturing environment would be desirable.

You must have a basic understanding of Mathematics and working with computers.

A good standard of verbal and written English.

Previous experience of using SAP would be an advantage.

Local to or able to commute to Folkestone, Kent.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a well-established company, so if you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply with an up to date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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