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Multi-Skilled Operator Elsham

Posted: 10th May, 2024
Title: Multi-Skilled Operator
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Elsham, UK

 

Purpose

Support various manufacturing areas by utilising key skills and knowledge of the full flexographic process (Extrusion, Print, Lamination, Finishing). Operate various machinery on site to suit the business needs and demands by being flexible across multiple processes.

Specific responsibilities:
  • Ensure adherence to the Health & Safety Policy
  • Maintain a safe working environment and promote a culture of safety
  • Suggest improvement to eliminating waste hazards
  • Protect Company property entrusted to you
  • Only operate equipment for which you have been trained and authorized to use
  • Ensure tools and equipment are in good condition. Report any defects to line manager
  • Report any incident which could result in personal injury or property damage to manager
  • Comply with any risk assessment and safe work system which has been undertaken
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety rules
Print:
  •  Assist on “Make Ready” in a safe and efficient manner: set-up reels, cores, check and assemble
    gears. Wash down press in preparation for job change, clean and strip plates, and remove cylinders
  • Assist Press Operator on Press “Set-Up” as advised
  • Load and unload reels as required
  • Weigh and record reels. Accurately complete production report in SAP system to ensure correct
    time recording and product identification
  •  Control ink viscosities, monitoring on a regular basis
  •  Assist Press Operator to print within specification on production run. Monitor web scanner for
    defects
  •  Carry out process inspection checks to ensure product meets specification
  •  Assist on all printing presses
Lamination:
  •  Select film, materials and operating supplies in accordance with job specification
  •  Carry out job set-up in a safe and efficient manner
  •  Carry out process inspection checks to ensure product meets specifications
  •  Unload and record product. Palletise / package product in accordance with internal / customer
    requirements (where applicable)
  •  Accurately complete production reports in Mills/S4 systems to ensure correct time recording and
    product identification
  •  Keep machine and surrounding area safe, clean and tidy
  •  Monitor machine operation and problem solve where necessary
  •  Inform maintenance of any work required to prevent breakdowns
  •  Rework non-conforming product where required.
Finishing:
  • Select film, materials and operating supplies in accordance with job specification
  •  Carry out job set-up in a safe and efficient manner
  •  Carry out process inspection checks to ensure product meets specifications
  •  Unload and record product. Palletise / package product in accordance with internal / customer
    requirements (where applicable)
  •  Accurately complete production reports in Mills system to ensure correct time recording and
    product identification
  •  Keep machine and surrounding area safe, clean and tidy
  •  Monitor machine operation and problem solve where necessary
  •  Inform maintenance of any work required to prevent breakdowns
  •  Rework non-conforming product where required
Health, Safety, Environmental Responsibilities
  •  Be familiar with the Health and Safety Policy and to implement it always
  •  Develop a concern for Health & safety personally and for others, particularly new employees,
    contractors and visitors
  •  Avoid improvising
  •  Suggest ways of eliminating hazards
  •  Co-operate with the Company in maintaining a safe working environment and make your
    contribution to reducing accidents
  •  Take care of Company property entrusted to you, refrain from horseplay, the abuse of welfare
    facilities and the misuse of equipment
  •  Operate only items of equipment for which you have been trained, deemed competent and
    authorised to use
  •  Keep tools and equipment in good condition
  •  Report to your Line Manager any defects in equipment. Ensure that equipment is in a safe and
    secure state when unattended
  •  Report any industrial injury, industrial disease, or any incidents which could result in personal injury
    or property damage, to your Operations Manager
  •  Comply with any risk assessments and safe system of work which have been undertaken
  •  Obey company Health & Safety rules
  •  Set a personal example
All employees have a responsibility to co-operate and maintain the EMS. This responsibility includes the following:
  • Compliance with relevant environmental procedures and rules
  • Ensure waste is maintained at an absolute minimum and disposed of correctly
  • Efficient and effective use of all resources
  • Advise the Company of any shortfalls or oversights in its environmental arrangements
  • Pro-active in conserving energy i.e. turning machinery off when not in use
  • Actively participate in improvement initiatives and Environmental suggestion scheme
Key Skills, Knowledge & Competencies:
   Education
  • Completed FIA E-Learning Module
    Experience
  •  3 Years + FMCG Operation experience
  •  Machine Operation 5+ Years
  •  Proven knowledge of COSHH and relevant H&S regulations
  •  Worked on multiple flexographic processes
  Competencies
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with limited supervision
  •  Proven analytical thinking, results orientation and problem-solving skills.
  •  Strong organizational skills in handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously with high attention
    to details and a high level of accuracy.
  •  Ability to communicate with a wide range of contacts from corporate to manufacturing
    employees – both oral and written.
  •  Drives a high performing culture and Continuous Improvement.
  •  Adapts a flexible approach.

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

 

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material for the candidacy to ElshamHR@nelipak.com. Thank you!

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