Experienced Plant and Machine Operator

Full Time Based on experience

Our Client is currently looking for an Experienced Plant and Machine Operator. Far North Location.

All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and have the legal right to work in NZ (It is preferred that you are already in NZ).

They are seeking someone who is:

A hands-on team member
Responsible for the safe operation of machines and equipment in the factory and grounds
Carry-out general factory duties as instructed
Optimum operation of all machinery and equipment within the field of responsibility
Details specific to this position are as follows:
Safely operate –
Extruder, masterbatch dispenser, grinding mill and other factory machines
Set and secure moulds for the roto-mould oven
Fork hoist
Overhead gantry
Other equipment and machines in the factory and grounds to SOP standards

Additional Core Responsibilities:
Produce work in accordance with daily production schedule
Monitor quality of powder manufactured
Record daily production output
Trim products to specifications
Assemble parts to specification
Finish goods to quality standards
Thoroughly clean all equipment and work area to prevent imperfections and waste
Ensure accuracy of material weight and specification to meet with quality expectations
Program machine(s) to the appropriate cycles for the products that are planned
Monitor your work to ensure proper timing, if required
Use the correct tools and materials for the job you are working on
All work carried out in accordance with training and documented processes and procedures
No H&S issues due to poor mould preparation
Trimming requirements minimised through thorough and effective clamping of moulds
Finishing and Quality Control:
Trim excess material from finished products using specified tools or knives
Carry out quality checks and testing as required
All product complies with quality standards ready for dispatch
Identify and trouble-shoot any issues and liaise with Factory Manager accordingly
Participate in continuously improving our quality, processes and procedures

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

Demonstrate awareness of H&S in all work environments and practices
Take all practical steps to ensure the safety of self and others
Wear required protective gear at all times
Complete training as specified before commencing a task that is new to you
Maintaining a clean and environmentally safe work area
Report any incidents, near misses or breakdowns to management
Attend daily meetings for your area
Compliance with H&S policies, regulations and practice
Zero safety incidents or near misses reported
Appropriate PPE always worn
Contributes to meetings as appropriate

Apply today or send your CV to [email protected]

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