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Machine Operator

Acorn by Synergie
Posted 21 days ago, valid for 10 days

Llanwern, Newport NP18 2DU, Wales


£12.5 per hour

Contract type

Full Time

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  • Position: Machine Operator
  • Location: Newport (training in Treforest initially)
  • Salary: £12.50 per hour
  • Schedule: Monday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm, Friday 7am-12pm
  • Experience required: Time served machine operator with experience in manufacturing environment

Machine Operator

Newport (training taking place in Treforest initially)


12.50 per hour

Monday to Thursday - 8am to 4.30pm, Friday, 7am to 12pm

Acorn by Synergie is looking for Machine Operators to work in Newport for their client. There will be travelling to Treforest for initial 2 months work. Fuel allowance will be given to cover whilst working in Treforest.

Job Duties:

* Run a range of production machines / processes to produce products to the quality standards required & achieve out-put standards set

* Apply best practice standards in all areas of H&S, quality produced, standard operating procedures (SOP's) & data recording

* Demonstrate good house keeping

* Ensure PPE is maintained & used as prescribed

* Create & maintain accurate records relating to machine out-puts & down time. Ensure all paperwork including start-up check sheets are completed daily

* Actively support Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) & all assigned Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) required

* Assist with Risk Assessments & all safety improvement activities

* Actively participate in all continuous improvement activities / initiatives & Kaisen events. Proactively identify & make recommendations for improvements

* Train other operators as required.

* Sharing experience, best practice, relaying all relevant knowledge & information with colleagues

* Carry out hand assembly work & general duties as required

* Any other duties as required by the Production Manager

Ideal Requirements:

* Time served machine operator

* Knowledge / experience of mechanical / electrical PLC & Pneumatic systems

* Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement techniques & tools 5s, Kaisen etc.

* Machine setting experience

* Experience of statistical process control (SPC)

Minimum Skill Requirements:

* Experience in a manufacturing environment

* Broad knowledge of equipment types: -packaging & processing

* Awareness of modern technology

* Good communication skills & attitude

* Team player

* Flexible - able to work shifts & cover over time when required

* Competent & self-motivated

To be considered, please apply with your up to date CV.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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