Production Shift Technician

Production Shift Technician

Job Title: Production Shift Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £7.72 - £8.97 per hour + + shift allowance
Reference: T2KL/1372525_1489596729
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2017 16:52

Job Description

Position: Production Shift Technician

Location: Hastings

Salary: £7.72 to £8.97 per hour plus shift allowance

Ref: 1372525

About the position

48 hours per week over 4 x 12 hour shifts. Staggered start and finish times.

Shift allowance: 15%

Overtime: if available at basic hourly rate x 1.5
26.5 shifts annual leave per year (inclusive of bank/statutory holidays)

Pension & Life Cover

The main purpose of the job

To work flexibly, with and within your Team as directed to complete various production, packing and assembly tasks, setting-up and operating production machinery so to deliver the output quality and delivery demand placed upon the manufacturing operation.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • To operate machinery and to complete assembly and packing tasks so to manufacture, assemble and pack Company products to meet production output and customer quality and delivery demand.
  • To deliver performance to meet the Company's "Customer Service Offer".
  • Working cooperatively with your Team to support the effective planning, co-ordination and delivery of production output to meet the demand placed upon the your Team, meeting delivery of production schedule and Company business and policy objectives.
  • To ensure the required quality of output is delivered and Customer satisfaction is maintained.
  • Working with your Team to maintain solid Team ethic, improving performance and Team performance to increase output and eliminate or reduce the impact of identified problems.
  • To maintain in an accurate and timely way appropriate records as required by your Team to record and monitor Production output, Team, Process and Product performance.
  • To maintain a high level of housekeeping and ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to for you and your Team, ensuring your Team operates in a safe and healthy environment to within Company policy, practice and legislation.
  • To develop and keep up-to-date your own professional knowledge, skills and experience in order to meet current working practices.
  • To undertake any activity as directed by the Line Management and within current skill range or training to support the introduction of new activities, attitudes, skills or knowledge and/or the demonstration of professional competence.
  • To work co-operatively with your Team, Colleagues and the Business as a whole to deliver business objectives and output.

Experience / Background / Competency

Experience within a production / engineering environment - to include demonstrable knowledge of manufacturing process technology.

Experience of setting, operating and troubleshooting a wide range of production tooling within an Extrusion or Moulding environment is preferable but not essential.

Have the ability to work to plan, delivering production objectives within agreed time scales and costs.

The ability to use IT Systems

Quality Management - to include process management and the ability to adhere to and improve agreed procedures.

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The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

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