Production Shift Technician

Production Shift Technician

Job Title: Production Shift Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £22221 - £25819 per annum
Reference: T2KL/1374578
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 08, 2018 02:30

Job Description

48 hours per week / Shifts 4 x 12 hour shifts per week Nights / Days (2 week rotation)

Benefits: Pension, Life Cover, 26.5 shifts annual leave per year inclusive of statutory / public holidays


  • 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 work with your designated Manager to improve assembly output process and embracing lean principles, lean manufacturing techniques and process improvements in all work tasks, operations and work environment.
  • Working cooperatively with your Team to support the effective planning, co-ordination and delivery of production output to meet the demand placed upon 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.


  • Experience within a production / engineering environment - to include demonstrable knowledge of Twin Conical Screw Extrusion Machines, Packing Automation, Co-Extrusion and Ancillary Extrusion Shop Equipment.
  • Demonstrable materials processing knowledge of PVC.
  • Experience of setting, operating and troubleshooting a wide range of production tooling within a Extrusion environment.
  • Production Schedule Management Skills - the ability to work to plan and troubleshoot in delivering production objectives within agreed time scales and costs.
  • Quality Management - to include process management and the ability to adhere to and improve agreed procedures

If you feel that this role doesn't match your skills and expertise, please visit our website for a variety of Permanent, Temporary and Contract vacancies.

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

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