Exciting opportunity for a production Operative to join a well established company in Wellington Somerset.
The Line Technical Operator will operate production line filling and packaging equipment along with performing related manual operations, ensuring products are produced to the required quality standards at the lowest cost. Assist in line changeovers and set-ups and perform basic fault rectification on filling/packaging equipment.
Responsibilities: Operate filling and packaging equipment clearing minor jam-ups as/when they occur. Perform manual work in support of the filling and packaging operation – component feeding, label application, box making, stillaging etc. Monitor the operation of allocated production lines – checking weights, adjusting crimps, clearing major jam ups. Change batches of concentrates as required. Prepare components for return to Stores. Complete production paperwork in a timely and accurate fashion. Work as otherwise instructed by the Line Supervisor/Shift Manager. Maintain an awareness of the required quality standard of the product being filled. Ensure all operations are conducted in line with existing quality procedures and to established quality standards. Monitor quality standards throughout the production run – at the designated station. Highlight quality issues to the Line Supervisor.
Successful applicants must be: Physically fit enough to be on feet for work periods of at least 8 hour and to perform basic manual handling duties – bending, lifting, stretching, with the ability to understand and follow instructions, accurately complete paperwork. Ability to attain a Level II NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations. Good level of mechanical aptitude. Ability to communicate effectively on a one-to-one basis and within a small team.
Excellent salary + benefits package
Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer