Production Operative

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We are currently recruiting for Production Operatives at our Queensferry (Deeside) Plant. Reporting to the Shift Controller, the Operatives are responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Queensferry cold end production process to meet product and quality targets adhering to all safety and environmental standards. The role will be 4 on 6 off shifts including 2 earlies and 2 nights.

 Key tasks & responsibilities:

- Operates a variety of machines in the Cold Process area ensuring output is maximised in an appropriate and safe manner

- Operates counter balanced fork-lift vehicles for scrap removal, movement of packaging materials and to transfer pallets of finished product to stock

- Carries out Quality Control function – ensuring that product meets required specifications as stated in the product specification database

- Ensure that all systems of work, procedures and work instructions are adhered to.

- Provides flexibility and has ability to carry out a variety of tasks for which they are trained for in the Cold Process area

- Is responsible for keeping their work area clean and has the ability to carry out basic maintenance tasks

- During production shutdowns will be expected to carry out a variety of duties to include, warehouse loading, stock re-work and general cleaning

- Ensure continuity of production operation is maintained by communicating and acting on all issues – safety, environmental, quality and maintenance – by highlighting to relevant personnel, shift and or packaging controller or shift technician, in addition ensure any relevant reporting systems are updated / maintained

- Will be expected to embrace all Continuous Improvement activities and be part of improvement teams as and when required

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:

- Experience of continuous process plant operation

Experience of lean manufacturing processes

- Excellent time keeping

- Ability to be flexible


About Knauf Insulation

We are one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide. We are committed to helping our customers to meet the increasing demand for energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings.
Our vision is to lead the change in smarter insulation solutions for a better world. Our aspiration is to be the world’s most trusted insulation partner providing high performing and smart insulation solutions and services for a better world.

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