JOB TITLE: Mix Operator
DEPARTMENT: Production
MAIN FUNCTION: Mixing of materials to supply to extruder floor
REPORTS TO: Production Shift Manager

AVAILABLE SHIFTS
Rolling two-week rota:

We have four different types of shift patterns available:

1) Rolling two-week rota
Week 1: Mon-Thurs 06:00-14:00, Fri 06:00-11:00
Week 2: Mon-Thurs 14:00-22:00, Fri 11:00-16:00

2) Nights
Mon-Thurs 22:00-06:00, Fri 17:00-22:00

3) Weekend days
Fri-Sun 06:00-18:00

4) Weekend nights
Fri-Sun 18:00-06:00

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Manufacture of materials for supply to extruder floor and bulk filling
  • Ability to set and operate specific machinery within the mixing area in a safe and effective manner
  • To achieve the tasks set within agreed time and effectively communicating progress to others
  • Accurate recording of daily activity and material usage
  • Participation in company wide and specific continuous improvement activities

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Operation of mixing machinery
  • Responsible for monitoring the quality of the product produced
  • Purge and cleanout of mixing machinery
  • Ensuring working area is kept clean and tidy and free from obstacles affecting the safe working conditions of others
  • Recording of personal daily activity information required
  • Accurate recording of all production statistics including materials produced, downtime, changeovers and information directly attributable to the mixing area
  • Reporting machine defects, or perceived defects to Production Team Leader

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths
  • GCSE or equivalent in English
  • Counter Balance licence preferred
  • Ability to interpret detailed work orders and batch cards
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to be trained in operation of mixing machinery
  • Operate as part of manufacturing team

SKILLS REQUIRED

REQUIREMENTSYESNON/A
FLUENT ENGLISHX  
DRIVING LICENCE  X
FORKLIFT LICENCEX  
PALLET TRUCKX  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

REQUIREMENTSYESNON/A
REPETITIVE MOVEMENTSX  
STANDINGX  
SITTING X    
DEXTEROUSX  
LIFTING (up to 30kg)X