Cold End Operator

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  • Location

    Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

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  • Salary:

    £8.90 - £11.13 per hour + 5% bonus, weekly paid

  • Contact:

    Jake Juniper

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Main Purpose of Role

The purpose of the role is to control the running of a glass production line whilst ensuring that the quality of a glass container is of a specified standard.

Main Duties & Responsibilities;

Health & Safety Responsibilities;

Ensure that all tasks are completed in accordance with Health & Safety regulations.

Will be required to adhere to all the company's hygiene health & safety policies and procedures and to ensure high housekeeping standards are met at all times.

Ensure that all Company PPE is worn at all times.

General Housekeeping

Production & Quality;

To carry out bottle inspections and be able to categorise faults as per the Encirc defect list and to record these findings on the line inspection sheet.

To be familiar with and operator within the departmental operating procedures, in particular, the critical defect procedure.

To understand the purpose of and monitor the weight hourly and ensuring ware is to required tolerances.

Ensuring that all inspection equipment and safety mechanisms are challenged as per the Cold End Operating Procedures.

To use IAFIS for defect level analysis and as a communication tool.

To communicate quality and productivity issues to the hot end.

Reporting any line/machine faults to your Supervisor, Line Manager or a member of the engineering department.

To interpret the gauging requirements of the quality plan and carry out the gauging correctly, record the results and action any non-conformance.

To inform the Chargehand/supervisor of all quality issues resulting in loss of production and non-conforming ware.

To ensure the incoming shift has as a summary of the line performance, potential problems such as glass quality, efficiencies, ware handling line or equipment over the past 12 hours, regarding quality etc.

Ensure that all required worksheets are filled in neatly and correctly at all times and at the end of each shift.

To hold pallets in accordance with the operating procedure. Inform line controller Chargehand or Line Manager of held pallets. Record held pallets number and quantity by each shift.

Principles of the team;

Good teamwork and communication whilst striving to deliver good quality products to the customer.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

None needed as training will be provided.

This is a brief outline of the role and is by no means exhaustive. The post holder will be expected to undertake duties as appropriate to the position and grade. Significant changes to the role and its responsibilities would