Machine Operator (Days)

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£10.66 - £14.00 per hour
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Machine Operator - Days

£10.66 - £14.00 per hour
North Kent
Chilled Food
Job ref: 8137

The company

The company is an innovative and fast-growing prepared product business supplying the UK market and leading retailers with high quality products.

About the Machine Operator job

Key tasks:

  • Carry out machinery start up checks and report anomalies.
  • Ensure safe use of facilities and equipment, while also ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with the role (training provided).
  • Undertake preventative maintenance activities for Proseal GT1 heat sealing machine (training provided).
  • Tooling inspections and damage reports.

Skills & experience required for the Machine Operator job

  • Experience in a similar Machine or Production Operator role.
  • Experience operating Proseal GT1 would be fantastic, however working knowledge of other high-speed sealing machines or similar will also be considered.
  • Reliable, with a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good communication and numeracy skills.
  • Driving licence and own transport are required due to site location.

More details

The Machine Operator job is based in North Kent and is paying £10.66 per hour, this will then increase to £14 per hour once you have completed your probation period.

The working hours are 4 days per week (including 1 weekend day), 5.30 am – 5.30 pm.

There is overtime available on either the day or night shift. Potential earnings for this role can be up to £46,000 per year.

There is currently a signing on bonus for May 2022 of £1000, and additional £1000 bonus paid at the end of your 3 month probation period.

How to apply

To be considered for the Machine Operator job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

Mechanical Machine Operator | Technical Machine Operative | Machine Operator | Food Production Operative | Skilled Machine Operative | Food Production Jobs | Food Industry Skilled Operative Jobs | Essex


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