Product Handler

Location: Whittlesey
Job Type: Temp to Perm
Salary: £9.50 - £10.00
Consultant's Branch: Peterborough
Reference: WRP1
Contact Name: Kasia Kardas
Expiry Date: 2021-12-15

gap personnel acting as an employment agency are currently recruiting for Product Handler  for an immediate start for our  client based in Whittlesey. These roles are temporary with permanent roles available for the right candidates.

Working Days:

Monday - Friday 

0800 - 1700

Pay Rate:

£9.50 - £10.00

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • To ensure that all finished goods are moved from production to Despatch area and then checked for quantity, packed in accordance with the customer’s requirements Stated in JIS, and ensure all parts are entered onto SAP.
  • To clear down the machines of completed pallets, tubs and stillages and deliver them to Q.C. Despatch in specified area. Ensure that the top of the bag is folded to cover the mouldings and that the barcode label is in a clean wallet / board with the operator identification marked. 
  • When required, to collect the cardboard, tissue, bags as necessary to keep the machines operating efficiently and deliver these to the machines.
  • Ensure that the appropriate bins, baskets and sectional containers are always at the machine.
  • Ensure that following shift has at least 1 to 2 hours of packaging to run before replenishment. No more than 2 hours worth of packaging must be brought into the Mould shop.
  • When collecting empty tubs from the yard ensure that:
  1. The bins are free of all water, litter and are clean and tidy with a clean bag inside.
  2. The bins are free from all screws protruding from sectionals.
  3. The previous labels are always removed prior to delivery to the machine.
  4. Ensure containers are in a safe and useable condition and that tubs have feet intact.
  • To assist with packing where necessary.
  • Ensure a tidy workplace that conforms to good housekeeping practice. This includes emptying and replacing shop rubbish tubs before overflow. Do not burden the next shift!
  • 5S and housekeeping of the Battery Charging Area is a shared responsibility of all Box persons on all shifts. Each person to straighten and clean immediately when incidents occur. 
  • Control the regrind material in your area using the following procedure:
  1. Retrieve tubs from the yard and empty of all foreign material.
  2. Place large bag inside the tubs.
  3. Move to the shop floor area; attach pre-printed label using large and clear wording.  NB:  If in any doubt about a material then ask a Filler or Regrind person.
  4. When the tubs are full (not over full), then the bag to be tied in a knot at the top to stop water and dust penetrating the regrind material.
  5. Ensure material identification label is visible.
  6. When full take the regrind container to the appropriate area in the regrind area.
  • Cover for machine operators within your group during lunch and tea breaks as required and requested to do so by Supervisor or Deputy.
  • Participate in continuous improvement groups as and when required.
  • Carry out other duties that are within the scope and boundary of your job and technical ability as requested by Supervisor or Management team.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure all duties are performed in a safe and efficient manner within the parameters of current Health and Safety legislation (HASAW Act 1974).
  • Understand and carry out individual responsibility.
  • Notify immediately, any accidents, near misses or hazards and assist in any investigation,
  • Use and maintain in good condition, protective equipment provided for personal safety.
  • Always keep work area clean & tidy and free from obstructions.

To apply for this position, please press  ‘apply now’ button, call on 01733 606 246 or Message/WhatsApp " WRP1" on 07814 878966

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