Machine Operative

Job type: Permanent Salary: £11.83 per hour Location: Grimsby
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About this role

Job Title: Machine Operative

Work Type: Permanent

Location: Grimsby

Salary: Starts at £11.83 p/h

On behalf of our client we are looking for multiple Machine/Conversion Operatives to join their expanding team. The right person will be responsible for manufacturing products to specification and quality standards through efficient operation of machinery and equipment to maximum efficiently following correct operational procedures.

Job Accountabilities:

  • To be able to run a minimum of 1 slitting machine under supervision and the core cutter
  • To clearly follow work instruction documentation, to ensure production meets efficiencies and throughputs, to the required technical standards.
  • To run machinery to achieve correct standard of product to optimum production levels and to report any quality machine/quality problems to the management team
  • To minimise waste levels to meet company requirements and report any deviation to the management team
  • To complete machinery safety start-up checks.
  • To deal with stoppage problems quickly and efficiently seeking advice where necessary.
  • To accurately operate and implement all aspects of the Prism computer system
  • To segregate and bag waste into the appropriate waste category
  • To carry out quality checks at required intervals
  • To complete all required production documentation accurately and on time
  • To keep Team leader or setter informed of all problems and material deficiencies
  • Ensure accurate handovers are conducted at the start and end of shift.
  • Ensure your working area is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Work as part of a team, supporting colleagues and sharing information.
  • To be flexible in undertaking duties and responsibilities, may be asked to perform other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of the position and are commensurate with its level of responsibility

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Team player able to see their contribution to the overall service including KPI targets.
  • Able to work under supervision
  • A person who can challenge in a supportive manner and work constructively with all functions of the business.
  • Highly motivated, able to work on own initiative and show pride in their work.
  • Good timekeeping, flexible when required.
  • Willing to commit to a program of continuous improvement.
  • Accurate and good attention to detail
  • Numerate and understanding of production efficiencies 

Profiting Together Through Performance The behaviours that must be demonstrated in the job.

  • Can do Personal initiative and the encouragement of others Determination Enthusiasm
  • Team Work Valuing others Communication, ethics and integrity
  • Innovation Able to meet new challenges
  • Efficiency Achieving efficiency Delivering value Right first time
  • Quality/Hygiene/Safety We are all responsible for quality, hygiene and safety
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Knowledge Performs tasks with care, is thorough Aptitude for machinery operation

Key competencies

  • Safety awareness
  • Food safety awareness
  • Checking quality
  • Dealing with customers – internal and external
  • Demonstrated knowledge of company, job skills, equipment and procedures and works to develop additional technical knowledge and skills
  • Self-development and takes responsibility for own behaviour and work
  • Drive to get the job done, works enthusiastically and tenaciously to achieve goals
  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values
  • Thinking things through and identifying solutions, analyses issues and breaks them down into their component parts. Makes systematic and rational judgements based on relevant information.
  • Knowing the business, understands the business context
  • Working to high standards, understands, maintains and promotes high standards. Demonstrates continuous improvement
  • Working with others, encourages team working. Works productively with others across the business, understanding the roles of different areas, and developing good relationships.
  • Understands the internal and external customer and provides excellent customer service
  • To comply with all Hygiene and Quality procedures and practices to ensure that company standards are met and surpassed.
  • To work within government and company Equal Opportunities Policy and practices and report any deviations.
  • To work within Government and Company Health & Safety policies and practices to report any hazards or incidences.
  • Work in accordance with all company environmental management requirements, taking reasonable care for the protection of the environment through your own acts/omissions and report any opportunities for improving environmental targets.
Shift Pattern:

  • Working 7 days over a 14 day period
  • Average pay will be 43 hours per week
  • Working 5/2 shift pattern
  • Week one           Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday               DAYS  5.45am to 6pm
  • Week two           Wednesday, Thursday                                              DAYS  5.45am to 6pm
  • Week three        Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday                NIGHTS  5.45pm to 6am
  • Week four          Wednesday, Thursday                                              NIGHTS  5.45pm to 6am

If you are dedicated, reliable, and looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you!

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