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Machine Operator








Company Description

Our client is a market leader in their sector. As part of this growth they are now looking for a motivated  Machine Operator who is looking to grasp an outstanding career opportunity, and help a business grow and improve.

Job Specification

The Role

  • The primary role of a slitting operative is efficient and competent operation of machinery to slit printed / laminated material into smaller reels in order to meet the customers required specification.
  • Key responsibilities include maximising productivity, minimising downtime and waste, and ensuring goods are produced to a high standard of quality, compliant with the customers specification.
  • Adhering to the scheduled production program
  • Safe and efficient operation of a slitting machine to achieve optimum run speeds and required productivity / waste targets.
  • Where targets are not achieved, the machine operator is responsible for reporting any limiting factors to a shift supervisor and conversion manager, and recording details on the daily production log.
  • Safe operation of semi-automatic core cutting machine; cutting cores to correct size and ensuring adequate supply for production requirements.
  • Operation of the rewinder equipment; actioning reworks as they are identified / on shift
  • Manual handling and manoeuvring of reels; use of lifting and handling equipment; loading parent reels on to the unwind unit and unloading finished goods from the rewind section.
  • Monitoring work in progress reels throughout production for flagged material / lamination joins; removing affected material and re-splicing in accordance with customers requirements.
  • Frequent and thorough monitoring throughout production / checking samples to ensure that all work produced is.
  • Of the highest possible quality standard and free from defect.
  • Accurate to the design lay sheet and customers specification.
  • In compliance with customer requirements ie reel joins, labelling, wrapping, stacking, pallet specification etc.
  • Safe handling, use and setting of sharp blades.
  • Retaining numbered samples of all finished goods reels produced; inspecting samples for general quality before packing.
  • Quarantining suspect / poor quality product and completing appropriate paperwork.
  • Utilising the Frontline Management Software System to report all engineering issues to the Engineering Department.
  • Conducting weekly machine safety checks and recording outcome on relevant documentation.
  • Accurately inputting production data into the work station computer. Ensuring that all shift time is accounted for using appropriate waste and downtime codes.
  • Complying with line clearance procedures during job change-overs.
  • Ensuring jobs are 2nd checked prior to commencing run and paperwork is countersigned accordingly.
  • Recording of relevant information; completion of paperwork and labels; maintaining traceability throughout process.
  • Strapping, protecting and labelling any materials that are to be returned to stock.
  • Communicating with the operator on the previous / following shift at shift hand-overs.
  • Assisting in other areas of the Conversion Department where required.
  • Inform / consult with conversion supervisors on any departmental related issues.

The Person

  • Should have previous experience working as a Machine Operator.
  • Experience of weighing, strapping / wrapping and labelling is ideal but not essential.
  • Experience working with raw materials.
  • Flexible to carry out any tasks necessary.

The Benefits

  • Perm job.
  • Competitive pay.

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