Filling Operator

Job Title: Filling Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan
Salary: £17500 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-10 00:00:00
Reference: 011102940
Contact Name: Angela Jay
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 15:12

Job Description

Job Title: Production Filling Operator ( Chemical)
Location: Lancashire (WN2 3BQ)
Salary: £17,500 + shift allowance
Shifts : Rotating 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm (earlier finishes on Fri for every shift)
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing

The Company
Being a highly successful manufacturer and supplier of coatings, sealants and adhesives, our client is significantly expanding and looking to appoint a highly capable, self- motivated individual.

With tremendous benefits such as healthcare, pension scheme and the average employee enduring 10 years with our client, this is a fantastic opportunity to join their triumphant team.

Job Purpose
Filling Operators working on a rotating shift basis will be mainly in the manufacturing area involving operating automatic and semi- automatic filling and packing machines. Sealants, coating and adhesives will be filled into customer defined packaging such as buckets, cartridges and drums which will subsequently be palletised and sent for distribution.

As a Filling Operator, your duties will be:

" Load, unload and operate chemical filling lines.
" Carrying out quality control tests to set methods.
" Competent and confident in using machinery and equipment.
" Maximise productivity from all process equipment by minimising downtime and waste.
" Ensure that the production plan is achieved.
" Monitor, control and record information on all paper and electronic systems.
" Ensure that packaging and labelling specifications are adhered to at all times.
" Undertake any training courses deemed to be necessary to improve skills and abilities.
" Implementing necessary process controls and improvements.
" Ensure effective & timely communication with quality, customer services, planning and other internal customers.
" Undertake process improvement projects, internal audits and cycle counts as required.

An ideal Filling Operator will hold the following skills and experiences:

" Proven ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines in order to meet customer expectations.
" Committed to the health & safety and the wellbeing of co-workers and the environment.
" Supports and participates in the training and development of team members.
" Able to communicate in an open and honest manner which demonstrates ethical and professional behaviours at all times and have a high level of understanding of our client's values with the ability to promote.
" Demonstrate and maintain a positive attitude, even in difficult situations that may include issues both big and small.

Additional Information:
The Successful Operator will receive a competitive salary with overtime available and an exceptional holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays with increases.