Manufacturing Operative

Location:  North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Escape Recruitment are looking for Manufacturing Operatives for our client based in the Lanarkshire area.

Purpose of Job:  To support and assist in the day to day Primary Manufacturing Department activities including but not limited to the loading and unloading of drying ovens, resin hoppers, carbonization furnaces and slitting machines. WIP flow management is key to ensuring the agreed priorities are achieved whilst ensuring departmental KPI’s are also met.

Key Features: This role is to ensure the primary manufacturing department is resourced to meet area KPI targets in productivity, efficiency, OTIF and quality while striving for the highest standards in SHE. Team work is a key feature of this role to ensure the departments efficiency and productivity targets are met whilst also ensuring that the product is not damaged which due to its fragile nature can happen if not handled correctly.

Work Activities:

  • Load and unload all furnace types using lifting aids and also manually
  • Interact with continuous production lines, ensuring maximum uptime and quality
  • Aid with the external processes to aid uptime of key processes.
  • Movement of all inventory to required location
  • Ensure all relevant procedures, Risk assessments and COSHH practices are adhered to
  • Handle product with care due to the fragile nature and ensure product quality.
  • Take required product information during process and log into system and process documentation
  • Ensure all data entry into ERP system is completed promptly
  • Assist with all department housekeeping and 5S activities
  • Participate in all Kaizen and continuous improvement activities in area

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Counter balance FLT license (Essential)
  • Overhead crane License (Advantageous)
  • Able to work as part of a team and/or using own initiative
  • Motivated, organized and keen to learn new skills
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Continuous improvement tools such as 5S, Kaizen, 5 Why, etc (Advantageous)
  • Flexible to working shifts and overtime to meet business needs
  • Good manufacturing or process knowledge and understands internal and external customers

This role involves working a four on four off shift pattern and you must be able to commit to this for consideration.

Please apply by sending your CV or calling Claire Harte at Escape Recruitment Services. 01506 517219.


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