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Machine Operative

Bridgwater, Somerset
£23,478 to £28,042
Job Type
8 Sep 2022


Location: Bridgwater, Somerset

Assignment: Permanent contract

Hours: 4 on 4 off (2 days followed by 2 nights then followed by 4 rest days) 12 hour shifts

Salary: £23,478 - £28,042 per annum

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, acting as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for a Machine Operative on a permanent contract based in Bridgwater.

Working as part of a small team operating machinery as directed by the Team Leader to produce excellent quality products to precise customer specifications, minimizing material waste and machine downtime.

Duties as a Machine Operative:

  • Participating in all aspects of the day to day running of high-volume performance machines
  • Preparing the baseline or finishing machines for production
  • Cleaning the work area and machinery between production runs
  • Monitoring production to eliminate or reduce waste and down time
  • Accurately recording production data for use throughout the business, using company inhouse computer systems
  • Accurately weighing, measuring, and labelling finished products and locating accurately to storage points
  • Work closely with the Engineering team on maintenance projects and repairs
  • Working closely with Engineering team on maintenance projects and repairs
  • Maintaining or increasing production
  • Participating in cost saving and process improvements project to improve quality standards
  • always Adhering to health and safety procedures

About you:

  • Previous experience working in FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of operating high performance machinery
  • Flexible to work day and night shifts
  • Able to speak, read and write competently in English
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate ability for attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to work

We are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

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  • Job Reference: 707316892-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
    Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: £23,478 to £28,042
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent