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Machine Minder Knowsley

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  • Knowsley Business Park, Unity Grove, Knowsley, Prescot, UK
  • Temp to perm,
  • FMCG,
  • machine minder knowsley
  • 04/06/2024
Job description

Gap Personnel who are operating as an employment business are currently recruiting recruiting on behalf our client for Machine Minder to work for a busy manufacturing client based in Knowsley.



Machine Minder

Type of contract: Temp to Perm. Suitable candidate


Hours of Work

40 hours per week on a weekly rotation pattern (Mon-Fri) 05:00-13:00 – 13:00 – 09:00


Job Role

Working as part of the production team to ensure excellent standards are maintained as well as supporting the smooth running of Production.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate any piece of machinery in the process and packing ensuring the safety and control standards and met and followed at all times.
  • Ensure documentation is completed to required standard and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the line runs at optimum run rate with minimum downtime and waste as per supervisors data capture spreadsheet.
  • Ensure the equipment and surrounding areas are free from any debris.
  • Carry out changeovers with speed, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • In the event of a breakdown respond and follow procedure.
  • Ensure all stoppages/ breakdowns are recorded/ reported.
  • Ensure all repairs are reported and recorded.
  • Assist in production throughput when required to do so.
  • Assist in hitting daily targets and KPI’s.
  • Raise any training issues with HR or the Training Manager.
  • Maintain a clean as you go area and demonstrate good manufacturing practice (GMP).
  • Support the need for change and actively get involved in continually looking for ways to improve performance.
  • Takes part in Continuous Improvement activities and contribute suggestions to improve line performance.
  • Help during changes on the line learning new skills as required.
  • Work on different lines and areas where required
  • Comply with all company procedures and codes of practice to ensure a safe and hygienic workplace
  • Complete regular/routine tasks without being asked.
  • Focus on attention to detail and maintaining high standards.
  • Other duties relating to this role and Production Environment.


Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction
  • Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner
  • Knowledge and experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of Environmental requirements and responsibilities
  • Ability to manage and motivate a small team in a food manufacturing environment.

Role Success Factors

Safety First

Shows safety awareness and will take a step back to consider the safety aspect before ‘diving in’ to complete the task.

Try. Try. Try.

Resilience. Never gives up. Always finds a way.

Just Do It

Effective Execution. Makes things happen.


Works with all people at all levels, internal and external, through listening and adjusting their language and communication style where required. Good verbal and written English.

Bigger Picture

Understands the business need to service & deliver quality to the customer.

Job Types: Full-time, Temp to Perm

Salary: £13.50 per hour


Interested candidates can email CV to

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