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Machine Operative

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  • Haslingden, Rossendale, UK
  • 20-30K
  • Permanent,
  • Manufacturing,
  • 14/11/2023
Job description

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our manufacturing client in the Haslingden area. 



As a key member of the Manufacturing Team, responsible for the efficient and safe running of their area within the production line to meet set targets to the required quality standard.



  • Machine utilisation
  • To ensure efficient start-up at the beginning of each week and close down at the end of each week.
  • Responsible for escalation of breakdown to Team Leader/Shift Supervisor.
  • To ensure all resources are available to ensure efficient process changes.
  • To adhere to production schedule (running order and quantities).
  • Identification and reporting of early warning signs for faults.
  • To adhere to agreed quality standards in both product and packaging.
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality assurance (weight and gauge) checks are regularly undertaken in accordance with quality procedures and accurately recorded on the data capture.
  • To Alert Team Leader/Shift Technologist/Shift Supervisor if quality requirements are not met.
  • Speed
  • To maintain line speeds as a minimum.
  • Waste Reduction
  • Responsible for ensuring all waste is disposed of in the correct manner (Recyclable materials sorted, scrap materials etc.) to reduce waste were possible.
  • Health & Safety
  • To fully comply with all company Health and Safety regulations.
  • To ensure that you wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • To follow all departmental JSI’s to ensure a safe working environment.
  • To report all near miss and/or inccidents.
  • To take ownership of your own and other employees safety.
  • Housekeeping
  • To ensure you maintain agreed standards of housekeeping and ensure areas are kept clear from obstruction and pedestrian areas are kept clear from slipping/tripping hazards.
  • To take ownership for housekeeping within your own working areas.






Pay & Benefits 

12 hour shifts on a 3 week cycle, days and nights, 6 to 6 shifts, average 40hrs per week, overtime available, hourly rate starts at £13.52 – inclusive of shift rate which equates to £28,121.60 per year. 

28 days holiday per year 

Free Parking 

Canteen on site 

These positions are permanent positions. 

Sucessful candidates will be required to undertake a drugs test before commencement of work. 

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