Machine Operative

The Apprenticeship Works
£3.50 per hour £3.50 per hour is an apprenticeship salary and is for 1
13 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Machine Operative

1. Press Operating

  • Liaise with the Production Planner/Team Leader each morning about the workload that will be run on the machine for that given day.
  • Run the jobs assigned in the order your Team Leader plans for you.
  • Ensure the press is set correctly to produce a quality part, while minimizing waste of base material and wear on the cutting belt.
  • Ensure the job is processed in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure the job is visually inspected during the production run.
  • Manage the press during the production run, picking the finished product from the skeleton of the base material, and place into a box. Once complete, your Team Leader will move this through to the next stage of production.
  • Ensure the first and last off checks are undertaken by your Team Leader.
  • Ensure the job card is filled in with start times/finish times, in process inspection checks and finished quantity.

2. General Housekeeping

  • Maintain the cleanliness of your machine. This includes the flooring area, table tops, under the benches, and surrounding areas.
  • Vacuuming of all the areas in
  • above should be done on a daily basis. Understand when the hoover becomes full, request and change the bag before motor overheats and breaks the vacuum.

3. Additional duties

  • Worn or damaged tooling needs to be reported to your Line Manager so that this can be addressed before a job repeats.
  • Any other reasonable duties deemed suitable by the Management of RHN.

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