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Material Loader Operator (Shifts)

Trafford Park, Greater Manchester
Up to £12.36 per hour
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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An opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client is currently looking to recruit a Material Loader Operator for their Trafford Park site.

This is a full-time, temporary role for 6 months. These roles will include 3 rotating shifts to include days, lates and nights, paying £12.36 per hour

You will be CORE ASSIGNED to a shift on 3R e.g. Shift 1 Shift 2 or Shift 3 and you must be able to commit to the full shift pattern every week.

3R pattern

Shift 1 - 6.20am till 3pm on a Monday to cover team brief, 6.50am till 2pm Tuesday to Friday

Shift 2 - 1.50pm till 10pm Monday to Thursday, 1.50pm till 9pm on a Friday

Shift 3 - 9.50pm till 7am (Mon to Thu)

The Material Loader role is a very hands on, active role and would suit candidates who are used to working in a fast-paced environment, who are confident in prioritising workloads and adapting work load with changing business demands.

The Material Loader is responsible for carrying out general line operations according to planned operational requirements in order to safely deliver a continuous supply of packaging materials to the production line equipment. As a core member of the operations team, the Material Loader plays an important role in maintaining line safety and will identify process or line issues to leaders. Operational Activities: Material Availability - Provides a continuous supply of appropriate packaging materials from storage areas to equipment as per 5S standards and SOPs. Waste & Recycling â - Ensures segregation and removal of waste into appropriate recycling streams. Cleaning - Performs initial equipment inspection and cleaning as per SOPs. Will alert team leaders to potential sources of contamination and dirt identified in inaccessible places. Quality - Monitors quality against set standards and reports any product and packaging faults. Detects process abnormalities quickly and takes emergency action to prevent them. Administration - Conducts effective hand-over activities and accurately records events that have occurred during shift. Safety - Full knowledge and understanding of all safe practices and systems relevant to the Sourcing Unit and the legal responsibility placed upon individuals. Must actively contribute to the safe working environment. Workplace Hazards - Full knowledge of workplace and hazards within it. Utilise appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment relevant to the task. Environment - Reduce costs due to waste and minimise impact to health, safety and the environment through working to eliminate waste and through the correct handling of waste and hazardous materials. Must actively contribute to an eco-efficient environment. Continuous Improvement - An awareness of how to use performance measures to identify and prioritise losses in production area; provides description of problems and can provide monitoring of process or line issues. Teamwork - Must be a good team member capable of working within a highly effective team; responsible, supportive and reliable. Communication - Can adequately communicate issues relating to safety and can provide operational observations and inputs to support decision makers by team leaders. Physical Ability - Material loaders require a level of agility to move quickly between workstations, ascend and descend steps often carrying loads. Assembly and control operations also require a level of hand eye coordination and finger dexterity. Monitoring and Quality assurance tasks require an adequate level of sight and smell.

Other Requirements: Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns, training courses etc. Professional Qualifications: National school leaver qualifications in Reading and Comprehension, Writing and Mathematics. This will support recording of data and general teamwork skills with emphasis on good communication.

Experience Required:

ESSENTIAL: Applicant must be a committed team worker with a strong sense of responsibility and good attention to detail. Effective communication skills and an agile mind are essential.

PREFERRED / DESIRABLE: Experience of industries such as hospitality, high volume packaging, FMCG is desirable but not essential. IT Skills competent in the use of Microsoft Office; Excel and Word programmes is preferred.


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