Machine Setter / Tool Changer

Recruiter
Recruit Right
Location
Great Harwood
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Shifts include rotating shift pattern as 6am/2pm - 2pm/10pm
Salary - £ 27,470 pa

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Responsible for the efficient and effective control of tool changing
  • Supporting maintenance with responsive repairs
  • Front line supervision of operators

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Always prioritise work to the business demand
  • Deal with tool changes, tool setting and tool cleaning efficiently. Ensuring, where possible, all departments are operating at 100%
  • Ensure all first offs and checks are completed and adhering to the Quality Standard set
  • Ensure all operators are working in an efficient manner
  • Ensure all materials are available for production
  • To organise and take control of the Shift in the absence of the Shift Manager
  • To provide cover, including shift changes, for holidays and sickness
  • First line response / trouble shooting problem products / production runs
  • Inform Maintenance/Technical in regard to any stoppages
  • Always work to the Quality Standard required
  • To maintain good discipline at all times
  • Work in accordance with Health and Safety at all times
  • Ensuring good housekeeping practices are maintained
  • Ensure 5s procedures and practices are being followed
  • Provide support to all improvement projects
  • Mentoring and guidance of new operators / processes

Essential Skills / Attributes:

  • Time served engineer
  • Experience of hydraulic machinery
  • Experience of pneumatic machinery
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering / technical drawings
  • Approachable, supportive and tenacious
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude with staff at all levels
  • A team player
  • Ability to work under own initiative

Desirable Skills / Attributes:

  • Previous experience of similar mechanical engineering role(s)
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Electrical experience
  • Rubber processing experience
  • Experience of continuous improvement activities
  • Experience of T.P.M. activities

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