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Preparation Technician - Paignton

5 weeks holiday, 17.5% premium for nights - Engineering and Manufacturing
Ref: 22 Date Posted: Monday 09 Jul 2018
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Job Purpose:
To increase machine run time availability by preparing jobs for the operatives and assisting with changeovers and carrying out clean downs of tooling etc. to enable operatives to focus on producing customer orders.
Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Liaise with Production Supervisor/Team Leaders to understand daily production plan.
  • Liaise with pre-press team to ensure correct equipment is available to meet production requirements.
  • Ensure materials, tools and equipment are available when production require.
  • Assist setters/operators to ensure changeovers are slick and machine downtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Ensure that on completion of jobs, all equipment is inspected for condition, cleaned and put away in its correct location ready for next use. Any equipment defects MUST be reported.
  • Identify and drive improvements with the changeover process.
Key Contacts and relationships:
Reports to: Production Team Leader.
Key Interactions:  Production Operatives, Pre Press.
Key Relationships:  Operations Manager, Production Manager
To be considered for this role, you will have:
Ability to work on own initiative.
Basic workshop or Mechanical Engineering knowledge/experience.
Good communication skills.
This is a full time, permanent role (37.5 hours over 4 days). Working hours: Monday to Wednesday 14.30 – 00.30 and Thursday 14.30 – 0.00. £7.85 per hour plus a 17.5% premium (£9.22) for working the evening shift. 5 weeks holiday per year plus relevant bank holidays. Free on-site parking.