Manufacturing Formulations Operative

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Job title: Manufacturing Formulations Operative

Department: Manufacturing Department – subsidiary of Operations Department

Responsible to: Manufacturing Supervisor

Responsible for: Temporary labour assigned to you

Salary: £18,000 – £19,500 per annum

Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm for part of the year and then working 4on 4off, 6am – 6pm, 6pm – 6am for the rest of the year. Flexibility is required.

Job purpose:

Working as a team, with colleagues, to complete manufacturing tasks in a timely manner whilst ensuring the quality of the product and the safety of yourself and co-workers is not compromised.

Main duties:

Complete tasks on the manufacturing plant including adding materials to vessels, monitoring plant activities (e.g. the mills), disposing of material packaging correctly and cleaning plant equipment.

Complete required quality checks and record information on the software system through the use of bar code scanners and PLC tablets.

Complete effective shift handovers by informing colleagues of progress of tasks and activities at the end of each shift.

Ensure manufacturing down-time is minimised by reporting problems promptly

Additional duties:

Ensure the safety information for the product is understood before starting.

Undertake training to improve skills (competence) and increase Grade

Enter confined spaces where required (following training and medical)

Additional Information:

You must ensure your competence level is acceptable before commencing any manufacturing task alone.

Your competence level can be enhanced through the training and development programme.

This position includes physically intensive and repetitive tasks. You must ensure you are rotated through tasks to avoid injuries from excess repetition of movements