Vacancy – Mixing Operative

Job Description

Candidate profile:

  • Previous manufacturing experience is essential
  • The ideal candidate will have worked within a manufacturing environment where involved in mixing batches of sealant
  • Candidates who have experience of mixing batches of paint, adhesives, fillers or batch mixing of powders and liquids are encouraged to apply
  • Must be physically fit as the Mixing Operative role requires heavy manual lifting
  • Ability to manually mix powders and liquids on a batch basis rather than automatically
  • Ability to measure out accurately and be able to follow mixing and process instructions
  • Flexible attitude towards shift patterns as the company develops and grows

Key Responsibilities:

  1. To mix current and future products following the issued instructions and within laid down procedures and practices within the mixing area.
  2. To ensure a continuous supply of product and efficient and timely pot changes to the filling/packing areas.
  3. To ensure the safe and efficient use of all company resources in conjunction with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operatives and Engineers to include machinery, measuring equipment, trucks and presses within the mixing area and filling areas.
  4. To work with Supervisors and Senior Mixers to ensure that production requirements are fully understood and met.
  5. To complete all necessary records accurately and honestly and ensure that they are processed promptly and returned to the Production Planning Office and Laboratory.
  6. To ensure that quality of product is maintained and that all procedures relating to presentation, identification, storage and transportation are followed as per laid down procedures and practices.
  7. To ensure that the mixing functions are operating efficiently and to work closely with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operative and Engineers to continually improve the efficiency of the mixing unit through new procedures and working practices.
  8. To work closely with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operative and Chief Engineer to ensure that the mixing facility is fully functional, safe and able to be kept at optimum operating levels to meet the demands of the business.
  9. To ensure that the required standards of working practices, plant hygiene, document recording, health & safety, equipment and tool cleanliness, and general work area tidiness are consistently and fully met.
  10. To wear and correctly use the required RPE and PPE that has been issued to you personally and to ensure that it is regularly cleaned and maintained and correctly stored when not in use.
  11. To participate in meetings, work groups, etc. as required.
  12. As a member of the company team to participate fully in the life of the company

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