Senior Operator

DS Smith
Ely, Cambridgeshire
£11.50 an hour
18 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

DS Smith Ely are looking for a Senior Operator to assist the team leader in leading the designated team of operators to safely deliver the production plan, aiming for 100% On Time In Full delivery. The successful candidate will be operating machinery and systems and taking a leadership role on any given machine. You will also deputise for the operations team leader when necessary.

What aspects are involved in this role?

• Ensuring and promoting adherence to all Health, Safety, Hygiene and Environmental laws as well as local policies in your area of work
• Ensuring 100% quality at all times, working with teams and other departments to ensure all procedures are followed correctly
• Monitoring the logging of performance and quality data onto various business systems, including the shop floor data capture system, MIS and OEE.  Using this information to drive performance improvement
• Assisting team leader in planning agency labour requirements on a daily and weekly basis
• Working closely with team leader and the wider business to constantly find ways of improving performance in all areas
• Communicating effectively and professionally with colleagues across multiple sites, to ensure that essential information is shared, and acted upon quickly

What we would like our candidate to have:

• Confident communicator in written and spoken English
• Numerically confident, and capable of performing calculations quickly and accurately
• People management experience in a fast- paced manufacturing environment
• People management or technical qualifications would be an advantage
• Competent at using email and various business systems, including SAP
• Resilient, and determined to succeed
• Must display an ability to be organised and in control
• Flexible approach, with the ability to deal with constantly changing customer demands, and tight deadlines

Shift 1:

Week 1 - 6am to 2.15pm Mon to Fri
week 2 - 2.15pm to 10.30pm Mon to Fri

Shift 2:

Week 1 - 2.15pm to 10.30pm Mon to Fri
Week 2 - 6am to 2.15pm Mon to Fri

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