Assistant IS Machine Operator

£34000.00 - £35000.00

Job Description

We are looking for an Assistant IS Machine Operator to work for our client, a Rotherham based Recycling Plant.

Summary of the Assistant IS Machine Operator position:

  • The Pay: £34,000 - £35,000 PA
  • The Location: Rotherham.
  • The Hours: 5 shift system (7 on 2 off – 7 on 2 off, 7 on 10 off) This is a rotation of Days, Afters and Nights.
  • The Job: The safe operation of an IS Machine in the Hot End production department, quality checking and fault finding in accordance with company procedures.
  • The Person: Must have previous IS Machine operating and setting experience and have a City & Guilds in a mechanical qualification.
  • The benefits: Accessible via public transport, onsite parking, canteen facilities, overtime available & more!

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Daily tasks of the Assistant IS Machine Operator position:

  • Safe operation of an IS Machine in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provide snap and wash off cover to Machine Operators as directed by the SPS/Shift Manager.
  • Bottle fault diagnosis and correction of faults when operating.
  • Keeping the area around the IS Machine and associated equipment clean, safe and glass free when operating.
  • Recording of actions taken on the IS Machine in the paper log when operating.
  • Recording of process control parameters on the IS Machine and associated equipment when operating.
  • Checking bottle sets and recording in Superview when operating.
  • Full use of Superview to pre-warn the Cold End department of any problems encountered on the IS Machine when operating.
  • Checking and recording gauging checks when operating.
  • Careful use and handling of mould equipment.
  • Working to company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Achievement of departmental targets.
  • Read and act upon the information supplied in the Production Information sheet.
  • Assist in keeping the shop floor clean and tidy at the start and end of shifts.
  • On nights, sweep and fully degrease an O ring platform, beam, and steps as per the Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Replace consumable items from the Stores.
  • Take end of run reading as directed by the SPS.
  • Take mould and blank temperatures as required by the SPS/Shift Manager.
  • Provide help to IS Machine operators if requested by the SPS/Shift Manager.
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested within skill-set.

The candidate specification:

  • A City & Guilds in a mechanical qualification (or equivalent).
  • IOSH or equivalent H&S training.
  • Educated to GCSE level with passes in Maths, English and a Science subject.
  • Previous IS Machine operating and setting experience.
  • Must have extensive bottle fault knowledge.
  • Experience of lean manufacturing.
  • Experience of working within CI teams.
  • In-depth appreciation of technology and related complications.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can safely operate all IS Machine controls when stood on floor in front of machine.
  • Fully PC literate.
  • Logical and analytical thinker.
  • Motivated and professional with a desire to achieve results with a commercial and customer focus.
  • Have a basic problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
  • Dynamic and flexible approach to work.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-resilient.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Team Player.
  • Works in an inclusive way.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Believes and promotes Health and Safety within the workplace.
  • Critical approach to work practice and identify & suggest improvements.
  • Promotes and is passionate about the values and standards of the business.
  • Willing to undertake additional tasks (within capabilities) to get the job done.

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