Conversion Operator / Supervisor - Flexible Packaging

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
Rates of pay dependent on proven experience
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Ref
PK4777
Job Function
Machinery operator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PK4777 - CONVERSION OPERATOR / SUPERVISOR

GREATER MANCHESTER

Rates of pay dependent on proven experience
Hours: 6:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
20 days holidays plus bank holidays

Conversion Operator / Supervisor required for a busy manufacturer of carrier bags and packaging to the retail and industrial sectors. Our client offers quick turnaround including fast-track service on a selection of packaging products. High volume production capabilities allow for a high quality and efficient competitive response to orders.

Successful candidates will supervise the department while also running a machine. 

Core requirements:

  • Experience of bag/pouch converting machines is essential, with at least 2 years’ experience in the flexible packaging industry.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude, good organisation, leadership and communication skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate the machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines and customer requirements.
  • Selecting materials for the job.
  • Work to ISO 9000 standards.
  • Check for conformance to specifications.
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to the team.
  • Organise workflow by assigning responsibilities according to schedules.
  • Oversee and coach employees.
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.
  • Check production output according to specifications.
  • Submit reports on performance and progress.
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards.