Lead Production Operator

Lead Production Operator

Job Title: Lead Production Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Reference: 14596/001_1515584809
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2018 11:47

Job Description


£24,000-£27,000 per annum + £3,000 OVERTIME



A Fantastic opportunity has arisen for a multi skilled Lead Production Operative to join the production team at one of the UKs largest confectionary manufacturers.

Due to ongoing business growth, my client is looking to appoint a multi skilled lead production operative who is able to operate in full production process. This will also entail providing first line technical guidance on both the product and process and perform first line maintenance and asset care for production equipment.

Key responsibilities for a Lead Production Operator:

  • Operation of Process equipment e.g refiners, conches, RM Big bag system, depositors
  • Operation of the Automated Control System
  • QC Sampling and inspection of WIP and finished product
  • Palletised stock control including; receipt, picking, line feeding and dispatch
  • Offloading bulk raw material tankers and loading bulk finished product tankers
  • Provide technical expertise for both the product and the manufacturing process
  • Ensure adherence to all Process parameters and product specifications, ensuring appropriate corrective actions to all alarms and deviations
  • Complete internal audits- process controls, 5s, GMP

Key requirements of a Lead Production Operator:

  • Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment ideally food or related industries
  • Hands on experience of operating process equipment and automated controls
  • Experience of providing quality control on the finished product
  • Food safety qualifications - advantageous
  • Experience of safety systems including condition auditing, risk assessments

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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