Manufacturing Operator

  • 25/10/2018
  • £10,001 - £20,000
  • Ref.0281

On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Manufacturing Operator to work for one of our major clients who are a leading global design and engineering company in plastic products in packaging and non-packaging markets. This is a permanent position based in Market Rasen, working on a continental shift pattern 6am -6pm, 6pm – 6am, 4 days on 4 days off.

Salary to £19,000

Responsible To:          Cell Leader

Responsible for:          Department Production Operators


Purpose of Role : 

  • Responsible for the safe management of the designated area ensuring maximum efficiency from all personnel, equipment and materials.
  • Ensure all work is carried out effectively, efficiently and to the Company and Customer quality standards at all times.

 Main Tasks :

  • Work in a safe manner not to endanger yourself or others around you.
  • Check the quality of the finished product ensuring it is to the required standard and informing cell leader if it is not.
  • Complete relevant quality check sheet recording any problems.
  • Assist the cell leader to ensure quality & hygiene procedures are followed by personnel in the area.
  • Restart production machines.
  • Assist with colour/material changes.
  • Pack quality finished product to the required packing spec.
  • Organise breaks to ensure the highest level of production continues through break times.
  • Assist with operator training.
  • Record stoppages on the Barco system
  • Weigh and record scrap on the Barco system
  • Correctly label boxes/pallets recording box number on DPR
  • Ensure all Packaging (inc. IML Labels), Polymer, Masterbatch and Additives are correctly scanned to Works Orders where applicable and De-kitted at the end of each production run.



Skills / Experience Required
Essential Skills


  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Be able to work under pressure, remaining calm and in control with the ability to make clear decisions.
  • Able to respond positively to changing work demands.
  • Positive attitude and involvement towards continuous improvement opportunities in all areas of work.
  • Conscientious and thorough in all aspects of work responsibilities and has a professional approach to work.
  • Ability to listen.
  • Ensure that the job is done well and recognising the importance of customer satisfaction in their work
  • Persistent and not thrown off course by obstacles or difficulty
  • Is able to work effectively with others as part of a team to achieve team objectives
  • Offers help, as well as sharing information and own expertise
  • Plans and organises own work, ensuring a high level of accuracy in all work undertaken and taking responsibility for actions/work undertaken
  • Has a logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to undertake duties in every respect as laid out in the job description (further to training if required)


Desirable Skills

Ability to work as part of a team in order to achieve agreed objectives.

Ability to encourage others to accept change.


Essential Experience

 Significant experience as an Operator


Desirable Experience

Experience in a supervisory role would be an advantage.