Extrusion Technician - Polypropylene

North East England

Job summary

Recruiter:
Future Recruitment Ltd
Posted:
26/09/2022
Ref:
PK7547_1664190718
Discipline:
Packaging
Contract Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
Expiry Date:
24/10/2022

About the job

NEW VACANCY! (PK7547)

JOB TITLE: EXTRUSION TECHNICIAN - POLYPROPYLENE

LOCATION: COUNTY DURHAM

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing, Plastics, Moulding, Conversion, Machine Operation

SALARY: Starting rate depending upon level of experience £11.50 (£25,116) or £13 (£28,392), once fully trained (usually within 12 weeks) £14.00 (£30,576). This is an hourly/weekly paid role but monthly payroll is available. Overtime is paid at 1.25 rate.

COMPANY: Multi- site manufacturer of plastic packaging mainly for the food industry and have extrusion, conversion, in-mould labelling and printing machines. They are a major supplier to Food retailers throughout the UK. Due to relocating a site, several positions have become available for Extrusion Operators at the Co Durham site.

THE ROLE: Working as part of a team of Machine Operators within the thermoforming production environment, you will effectively maintain machine efficiency and quality, producing material to the correct customer requirements and BRC quality standards.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
* Working in accordance with the company's BRC Certification, Health & Safety policy and good manufacturing practice.
* Perform product changeovers, setups and run to the manufacturing specification, particularly within the production time targets.
* Diagnose and correct running faults in a timely manner.
* Ensure correct raw materials are input into the extruder to the correct specifications.
* Ensure the reels of extruded sheet are stacked, neatly, correctly labelled and marked with the correct signage.
* To control and minimise the levels of any waste and ensure machine is achieving maximum productivity.
* Responsible for machine handover to the next Shift Operator.

KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE: Experienced Extrusion Machine Operator. Working with polypropylene material for food packaging, specifically Diamat machines would be an advantage. Experience in manufacturing environments and working shift patterns.
Personal attributes:
* Strong work ethic, must want to do tasks and understand their value.
* Reliable, general timekeeping and honesty, working unsupervised.
* Adaptable over a broad range of work.
* Motivated to take on new areas of work and learn new skills.
* Attention to detail, data accuracy and a 'right first time' approach.
* Willingness to embrace change and continuous improvement.

HOURS: Alternating 7am - 19.00pm and 19.00pm - 7am: Shift Pattern: 12 hours x 3 on 3 off

START DATE: ASAP

CONTRACT TYPE: Full Time / Permanent

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