Technical Operator

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous

Horsham, Sussex United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£24k - £25k Annual
Job Title: Technical Operator

Do you have machine operation and operation of PLC controlled equipment experience? Do you have a forklift licence and full UK driving licence? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing company.

Role Summary:

You will operate the moulding plant machinery and plant room with responsibility for machine operation, output, daily maintenance and the correct operation of all the safety systems.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Conduct daily safety checks on plant and machinery before operation.
* Manage the Pre-foaming of material, ensuring quantity, density and grade are accurate.
* Manage the time and condition of ageing material in the Silo's prior to moulding.
* Learn the correct operation of all PLC control systems and do not re-program functionality .
* Manage the selection and distribution of material between silos and machines in line with relevant schedules and plans, and operate the moulding machines to complete the daily production plan.
* To ensure customer demand is achieved through short lead-times.
* To work towards a (JIT) just in time production philosophy, supplying parts to production.
* Manage the mould tool life by cleaning, maintaining or repairing damage accordingly.
* Maintain the efficient operation of the moulding machine by regular daily maintenance.
* Ensure periodic maintenance is carried out and that all plant is kept in as new condition.
* Record production output and machine settings keeping accurate records at all times.
* Maintain a 5S environment and proactively manage the 7 wastes to ensure total plant efficiency.
* Use lean manufacturing tools and techniques to improve operating efficiency as required.
* Manage the waste generation, segregation, disposal and reduction of volumes in the dept.
* Manage the environmental impact of the plant in accordance with relevant legislation; this includes reducing noise, emissions, waste and controlling temperature and humidity levels.
* Conduct and adhere to all necessary risk assessments within the operating environment.
* To maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with current legislation and relevant standards.

Person Specification

* Good level of numeracy and literacy is required for this role.
* Good communication skills in written and spoken English.
* A team player with initiative, drive and determination to learn and achieve results.
* Disciplined to work to written procedures without deviation.

Key skills/qualifications

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
* Proficient in machine operation and operation of PLC controlled equipment.
* Forklift licence and full UK driving licence.

Safety Systems Training to be undertaken

* Fire extinguisher and fire marshal training.
* First aid certificate.
* (CertIBO) Gas Boiler operating course.
* (PSSR) Pressure System Safety Regulations Awareness course.
* DSEAR Awareness course and training on Pentane Gas monitoring equipment.
* Ability to conduct Risk Assessments.
* Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

ACS are recruiting for a Technical Operator If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Technical Operator please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Technical Operator It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Technical Operator with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Technical Operator role you desire

Reference: 615559274

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