Point Professional Recruitment Ltd
16th July 2021
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Job Type


Our client based just outside of Huntingdon are looking for experienced Machine Operators to join them on a temporary to permanent basis.
As a Machine Operator you will be part of a small shift team responsible for the day to day operation of the factory production plant and machinery. This primarily involves material handling using mobile plant, packing goods, minding machinery, and movement and loading of finished products. The operator role requires the carrying out of start-up, running, and shut down procedures, including emergency shut down procedures, in accordance with SOPs and training. You will also be required to carry out routine conditioning checks and inspection of production equipment, along with maintaining machine cleanliness and general housekeeping standards. The goal is to ensure that production procedures can be carried out smoothly to maximise efficiency and meet production targets.
·Setting up and running of machinery in accordance with required parameters
·Control and adjustment of machine settings to maintain quality and performance
·Ensuring processes are supplied with materials and consumables as required
·Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
·Test operation of machines periodically
·Fix issues within the operator's capability and safe working that might occur during the shift
·Ensure appropriate quality of output through inspection and delivery of QC processes
·Work with SOPs
·Manage the safe shut down of the machinery
·Operate a counterbalance fork truck and telehandler for moving feedstock and finished product (experience preferred, but training can be given)

Your skills and experience
·Counterbalance fork truck (desirable)
·Full driving licence (site is remote, so transport is required)
·Experience in manufacturing operation and especially as a machine operator
·Understanding of production procedures
·Ability to be flexible and respond to changing demands and conditions - while operating within SOPs
·Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues at all levels
·A team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers
·Attention to detail
·Must have a proficient level of safety knowledge and respect for safety precautions (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
·A High school diploma or equivalent, technical degree or vocational qualifications is a plus

This role involves working a mix of 12 hours rotating day & night shifts, so flexibility on working hours is key.

If you are interested in applying for the role please click the link or call Will Granger on the main office line for more information.


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