Machine Operative - Mill

Recruitment Genius
Glastonbury, Somerset, England
20 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Machine Operative (Mill)

This company is one of the leading importers and processors of Softwood Products in the UK and operates from four distribution centres; Glastonbury, Andover, Huthwaite and Kingswinford.

This is a key role for a machinist to take charge of one of their high speed production wood machining lines, to work efficiently at all times.

Responsibilities and Attributes

- Ensure Health & Safety requirements and the Company Smoking Policy are observed at all times.
- Carryout daily defect checks on the machine you are responsible for operating. Immediately report any problems found.
- Run all lines at the recommended feed speeds or above at all times without compromising on quality or safety.
- Take an active role in working to continuously improve working practices and environment.
- Record all production and downtime accurately.
- Be observant at all times of quality and finish of sawn or prepared timber. Inform Mill management immediately when a discrepancy occurs.
- Supervise the team on your production line and be responsible for ensuring they are fully occupied at all times and comply with all Health and Safety requirements.
- Carry out daily and weekly maintenance tasks as instructed and trained by the Mill management.
- To deputise for Machine Operators on other lines / machines when necessary and authorised.
- To be familiar with, and to follow closely, all relevant requirements laid down in ISO: 9001-2000.

Hours of work
Monday- Thursday 8.00am-4.50pm
Friday 8.00am-3.50pm
Total: 39 hours per week

These include:
- Basic salary
- 30 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays rising to 33 after one years full service.
- Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Childcare Vouchers
- Staff Purchase Scheme
- Free Parking

Further Information
Location - Glastonbury, BA6