Machine Operator (Night Shift)

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1380763

 Job Description

To assist the production department by carrying out routine maintenance to ensure smooth production of the company goods and services.

Tobermore is a thriving local success story, growing across the UK and Ireland.  We now have an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business as a machine operator. We are looking for candidates both with and without operating experience as all training required will be given. We are looking for personnel who are willing to learn and who have a desire to make quality products using our advanced machinery. Successful personnel must be able to work in a production team and follow our safe systems of work.

Job Title: Machine Operator (Night Shift)

Reporting: Works Manager/Production Manager

Position based at: Tobermore Head Office

Position type: Full-time

Hours of work: 18.00pm-06.00am Monday-Thursday. Friday work will be required occasionally to meet production requirements; a day off during the week will be given in place of this.

Salary range: Attractive rates available.

Main function

To assist the production department by carrying out routine maintenance to ensure smooth production of the company goods and services.

Key tasks and duties

  • Carry out tasks as required and deemed within your competence by immediate Supervisor.
  • Ensure all work is completed to specified Quality, Safety and Environmental standards.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and promptly bring to the attention of immediate Supervisor any work related problems or hazard requiring attention.
  • Carry out basic adjustments and routine maintenance on machine on completion of training and as deemed competent by supervisor / manager. 
  • Inform Maintenance Management of any additional maintenance required or machine problems immediately. 
  • Observe safety requirements when driving company vehicles / operating machinery.  (NB. Only trained and licensed operators may operate company vehicles)
  • Accurately complete paperwork and observe checklists as required.
  • Treat with care, attention and respect all items of Company property, e.g. protective clothing and equipment, machinery, tools and materials.
  • Ensure machines are locked out, isolated and props in place before cleaning or routine maintenance commences.
  • Observe all Company regulations regarding Health and Safety at Work and Environmental Policies as detailed in the Health and Safety Handbook and Company handbook including sickness absence, time keeping etc.
  • Operate machines within necessary safety guidelines and follow procedures in place relevant to the department assigned to including specific hazard training for the job being done.
  • Communicate any problems, uncertainties or training issues to relevant supervisor / manager immediately.
  • Deal with customers in a courteous, professional, efficient and safe manner at all times.
  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement meetings or Safety meetings as required.
  • Any other duties as required and as deemed within your competence.

The suitable candidate

Essential Criteria

  • No experience necessary as full training will be provided.
  • Very well organised person.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ambitious and keen to succeed and progress.
  • Team Player.
  • Positive outlook,
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Good at paperwork.

Desirable Criteria

  • 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths A-C.
  • Operating experience.
  • Full and clean driving licence.

Selection Process

Following receipt of your application the assessment and selection process will take place in ‘four stages;

Stage 1 – Shortlist

Stage 2 – 1st stage interview

Stage 3 – Final Interview and Assessment

Stage 4 – References

Please refer to the Job Specification and Job Description for full details on the role.

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To apply

Applicants must apply by filling in a company application form below.

Closing date for applications is Friday 18th January 2019 @ 5.00pm

We are an equal opportunities employer.