Harrison Scott Associates

Assistant (Fusion)

£17k to £19 pa + shift allowance if applicable
17 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Purpose of Role

The operation of production machinery and completion of non-machinery tasks, within the quality focused high volume and demanding continuous production environment. You will be exposed to 5S and Lean Principles and will be expected to comply and exhibit behaviours consistent with 5S and Lean.

We are looking for a self-starter, able to be cross-trained on multiple pieces of equipment (high speed and low speed), a team player, organised, and results oriented with exceptional work habits. Physical stamina, flexibility in work schedule, and decision-making ability are also required.

Key Activities


Assists on production equipment in a fast-paced environment

Ensure all work is produced timely and accurately

Completes quality checks

Works under the direction of the machine operator

Proactively assists other areas as necessary

Understand lean manufacturing tools

Active engagement in all 5s activities


Professional and positive attitude

Demonstrates flexible approach towards working hours and duties

Organisational and communication skills

Ability to work in controlled highly regulated production environment

Capability of working as an individual and as part of a team

High level of accuracy

Aims for continuous improvement

Team focus

Effectively communicates with internal team, sharing key information in an appropriate format

Takes ownership and responsibility for what they do/request of others and manages self proactively

Takes responsibility for managing own development

Contributes to meetings and brings suggestions and solutions to issues

Proactively support other members of the team

Strives to be a key part of they team delivering the company objectives


Ensures accuracy of system input in accordance with procedures

Responsible for ensuring all possible jobs are processed within the system

Ensures waste is minimised

Understands the financial impact of the role

Strategy & Leadership

Understands the department strategy

Works towards the department strategy

Understands and works towards the SMART objectives

Key Skill

Follow instructions from the machine operator




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