Technical operator

Technical operator

Job Title: Technical operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: £37000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12586/004_1498643263
Contact Name: Phil Noon
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2017 10:47

Job Description

Technical Operator Circa £37,676 3 Shift 8 hours

Our client, an FMCG food manufacturing company is in need of a Technical Operator to join their rapidly expanding site at in Preston. Part of a successful global group, our client is a leader in their market and has companies on five continents producing products in more than 25 countries. We are now looking for an additional team member to join the Lancashire facility to assist in the operation and maintenance of machinery and support the ongoing TPM program.

Basic Responsibilities

Operators are required to:

  • Operation, control and maintenance of extrusion machine to manufacture high quality products
  • Ensure machine runs to optimum, maximising OEE and minimising downtime
  • Ensure non-conforming product is controlled and identify root cause of breakdowns
  • Clean, lubricate, calibrate equipment and carry out 1st line maintenance activities
  • Sample and test finished product and raw materials and record all quality checks
  • Contribute to TPM/OEE Improvement activities to optimise quality/throughput on shift
  • Responsible for manufacture of high quality product.
  • Quality control of finished product and raw materials.
  • Ownership of Health and Safety.

Key requirements:

  • Experience of operating/maintaining machinery in a process manufacturing environment (Food/FMCG/Packaging)
  • Run and maintain production lines in order to produce high quality products.
  • Experience with operating and maintaining extruders is essential
  • Experience of working in a team based environment
  • Experience working in Food FMCG
  • Possess basic mechanical/electrical engineering skills
  • Demonstrate drive to build personal development

Interested? Click APPLY NOW or contact Philip Noon at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 480 2300 when possible to discuss in more detail.

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