Assistant Machine Minder - Huntingdon

  • £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Job Role: Assistant Machine Minder

Location: Huntingdon

Shift Pattern: Various shift patterns depending on demand.

Salary: £13.89 to £14.89 per hour

About the business:

This company is 100% family owned and was Established in 1983, my client invented the packaging Amazon uses today and is proudly Europe's largest independent producer of postal packaging, on a mission to eradicate plastics from ecommerce.

Purpose of an Assistant Manager:

  • Assisting the minder when making ready the machine
  • Assisting the minder when running the machine
  • Helping the minder changing consumables on the line

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities for an Assistant Minder:

  • Has a full understanding of the safe operation of process machinery including safety features, stops, lock-out systems and safe systems of work along with risk assessments for the work area
  • Has a full understanding of the safe use of ancillary equipment, tooling and consumables used for the process
  • Has a full understanding of the safe use of substances used in the processes particularly those covered by COSHH
  • Assists Minder with setup
  • Can effectively feed machine
  • Can effectively pack on machine
  • Can replenish consumable/material on machine
  • Identifies and notifies Minder of potential issues on machine
  • Understands job bag
  • Understands products we make
  • Can identify materials we use
  • Can check quality of product
  • Can consistently run a pre-set machine without assistance to target speed and correct quality
  • Can log jobs and indirects into dataflow
  • Can carry out daily maintenance and assist with other TPM tasks
  • Covering holidays/absences for the Minder (attracts a premium)

The type of person that they are looking for within an Assistant Machine Minder:

  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
  • Able to get on with others and be a team player
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Keeps clam under pressure
  • Can inspire others
  • Good observational skills
  • Structured problem solver with an open minded

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