Machine Operator Nights

Burnley, Lancashire
£8 - £10/hour Excellent training and facillities
16 Sep 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


he role of Senior Production Operator is to ensure the manufacture of compliant components within the specific requirements of the organisation and customer requirements. A Senior Production Operator is responsible for ensuring that necessary equipment functions efficiently, setting up programmes and carrying out diagnostics and that all procedures work correctly.

Specific Responsibilities


>Assist with the induction of all operators in areas of
Company Expectations (Company Handbook)

>Assist the production schedules by
Ensuring the most effective skill deployment to achieve the required planned production.

>Understand, monitor and maintain Statistical Process Control measures.
>Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
>Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
>Trains all operators in Standard Operating Procedure for specific task/job.
•Ensuring operators demonstrate an understanding of product quality requirements
•Ensuring the use of simple engineering measuring instruments.

>Monitor productions procedures are carried out effectively

>Ensure equipment is maintained by
Completing preventive maintenance requirements
Following manufacturer's instructions
Troubleshooting malfunctions
Calling for repairs.
>Liaise with operators to help
Identify problems
Deal with them effectively

>Report to Shift Leader and Production Manager on all product and machine related problems such as
Product non-conformance
Maintenance of machines.
Product and tool changes
Minor maintenance/repairs of machines.
>Ensure safe operations by
Ensuring all Health & Safety and Environment Requirements are being adhered to
Ensuring compliance with PPE requirements

>Assess the competency levels of operators and review with Shift Leader or Production Supervisor where appropriate.

>Monitor and self manage housekeeping requirements in line with lean/ 5S principles

>Adopt versatility between different cells within the organisation
Understanding different production areas
Understanding different production teams

>Take an active role in meetings and problem solving activities such as:
Production performance
Breakdowns and Interventions
Quality concerns
Manning and resource
Production none conformity

>Participating in various training opportunities

>Maintains effective working relationships with colleagues and contribute to team working initiatives.
Provide production assistance and support to team members
Train/mentor less experienced operator

>Accomplish production and organisational effort by completing related results as needed.
>Maintain effective working relationships with all internal colleagues
Encourage the continuation and sharing of good practice
Empower people to be proactive in their work
To meet target
Achieve goal
Problem solving

This position will consist of night shifts Monday-Friday 10pm-6am, 37.5 hours per week. Training may initially be carried out on a day shift