IS Operator

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    Fermanagh, County Fermanagh

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  • Salary:

    Salary inclusive of 25% shift allowance. Plus 10%

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    Anne Oxton

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Title: IS Operator/Machine Operator/Hot End Operator
Location: Derrylin

We are actively recruiting for a number of Machine Operators to join a large glass manufacturer on a full time, permanent basis.

The role will involve shift work 12-hour days and nights; working on a rotating 4 weekly pattern.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comply with the Safe System of Work
  • To carry out the swabbing and changing of tools as per rota system and as per instruction.
  • To detect any defects in the glass and rectify using best practices.
  • Regularly check bottle sets for defects and potential defects including gauging.
  • To endeavour to have all defects rectified before they have been reported from Cold End.
  • To make sure weight control systems are working and weight control is maintained to optimum.
  • Weigh product at least every 10 minutes and enter weight into Iafis system and make any adjustments as required.
  • Monitor Heye weight control system ensuring all blank capacities are within agreed limits and rectifying when not.
  • To maintain maximum production efficiency and minimum down time.
  • To make adjustments to T-600 electronic control system to maximise machine performance.
  • To train and mentor lower grade operators.
  • Record at beginning and end of shift all machine settings, Forehearth temperatures, pressures settings, cooling settings and availability of spare tools
  • Inform supervision of non-conformances and or take appropriate remedial action.
  • Ensure adequate supply of spare tools at all times.
  • Comply with Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Comply with the General Risk Assessments
  • Comply with the Manual Handling Risk Assessments
  • Comply with COSHH Risk Assessments
  • Maintain health and safety in the work place and ensure work area is kept in accordance with housekeeping standards.

Key Skills & Experience required:

  • Mechanical skills required
  • Strong experience of working in a fast paced production environment; ideally within FMCG
  • Good team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Good initiative
  • Able to work 12 hour shifts in hot conditions

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a market leader, offering a competitive salary with scope for progression and long term career development opportunities.

To apply, please send your CV or call Anne Oxton on 01617071516. Please note - if you haven’t received feedback within 5 days of application you have not been successful on this occasion.

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