Technical Operator/ Fitter

Job Title: Technical Operator/ Fitter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
REF: 14708HC_1520864760
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description



£27,000-£28,000 Per annum + Excellent Benefits


A fantastic opportunity for a Technical Operator/ Mechanical Fitter has arisen to join the team at a global manufacturing company in Lancashire who produce globally recognised products.

The role of a Technical Operator/ Mechanical Fitter will involve:

  • Operation and control of extrusion machine to manufacture high quality products
  • Ensure machine runs to optimum, maximising OEE and minimising downtime
  • Simplifying and speeding up changeovers of packing line equipment
  • Liasing with suppliers and ordering parts
  • Ensure non-conforming product is controlled and identify root cause of breakdowns
  • Problem solving and diagnostics, finding permanent solutions
  • Sample and test finished product and raw materials and record all quality checks
  • Responsible for manufacture of high quality product.
  • Attend breakdowns and work to PPM schedule requirements within
  • Quality control of finished product and raw materials
  • Proactive approach to Health and Safety, workplace organisation and cleanliness.

The role of a Technical Operator/ Mechanical Fitter will involve:

  • Mechanically Bias/ Mechanically minded
  • Mechanical Engineering Qualification - NVQ/ ONC/ City & Guilds
  • Understanding of SMED principles & techniques
  • Show high levels of urgency
  • Problem solving way of thinking
  • Previous experience in related industry
  • Possess mechanical engineering skills
  • 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 ideal but not essential
  • Experience of working in a team based environment
  • Experience working in Food FMCG
  • Demonstrate drive to build personal development

Interested? Click APPLY NOW or contact on 0151 480 2300 when possible to discuss in more detail.

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.