Machine Operator

Listed - 10/03/2022

Applications Close - 31/07/2022

Role Objective The role of Machine Operator is to ensure the manufacture of compliant components within the specific requirements of the organisation and the customer.

Specific Responsibilities


>Demonstrate an understanding of

  • Standard Operating Procedures required for the specific task/job
  • Product quality requirements
  • Using simple engineering measuring instruments.
  • OEE measure for performance and your impact on the figures present.

>Operate production line equipment such as conveyor line, hoists, airlines

>Set and operate hand-controlled or computer-controlled machines

>Manufacture goods on a production line

  • Operate machine tool
  • Use machines which are pre-set to carry out certain tasks

>Ensure productions procedures are carried out effectively

  • Loading components onto appropriate machines
  • Checking surface conditions of material.
  • Unloading components
  • Visually inspect to ensure compliance to product quality requirements
  • Store components appropriately
  • Demonstrate an understanding of batch card disciplines.

>Where appropriate check and monitor machine lubricant and coolant levels.

>  Adjust machine controls and monitor the production process and outputs

  • Fit parts to machinery and equipment
  • Build up components and sub-assemblies into finished products

>Report equipment faults to shift leader.

>Finish products such as applying protective coatings (oil)

>Record how much raw material has been used during production and the number of items produced

>Work with Senior Operators and Shift Leaders to

  • Identify problems
  • Deal with problems effectively

Ensure all Environmental; Health & Safety Requirements are being adhered to.

>Maintain and self-manage all housekeeping principles

  • Carry out cleaning and basic maintenance of work areas and machinery
  • 5S
  • Lean


>Accomplish production and organisational effort by completing related results as needed.

>Liaise and effectively communicate with internal and external colleagues

>Proactively carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the organisation’s

policies and procedures

 >Take an active role in meetings and problem-solving activities such as:

  • Production performance

>  Participating in various training opportunities as and when required

>Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and contribute to team working initiatives

Encourage the continuation and sharing of good practice Empower people to be proactive in their work

  • To meet target
  • Achieve goals

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