Production Technician – Tile Line / Flock Prep

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09 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Technician – Tile Line / Flock Prep

Ripley, Derbyshire

Salary | Probation grade £20,617

Closing Date | TBC

The Role

This is effectively a split role working between two departments. Ensure the safe, efficient and effective operation of plant and equipment used in the production of specialist flooring products, within Forbo Flooring Ltd, Ripley. To work within in an open and collaborative environment, supporting colleagues and technical staff in the completion of process and quality records in addition to contributing to problem solving activities associated with operational problems, ensuring plant availability and production targets are met or exceeded.

This role is currently a 2-shift working pattern which includes but is not limited to: 06.00 – 14.00, 14.00 – 22.00. This role involves manual handling and tasks of a repetitive nature.

The successful candidate should:

  • Be a motivated self-starter with proven team working abilities
  • Be capable of following written and verbal instructions
  • Have good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Be conscientious
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Be computer literate including basic PC, Word and Excel skills.
  • Flexible in hours of work to support shift changes and overtime.

Key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Undertake safety training as required by the company to ensure the business fulfils its legal duties and safe systems of work are maintained.
  • Efficient and safe running and operation of plant and equipment.
  • Completion of production, process and quality records.
  • Completion of routine preventative maintenance tasks to improve machinery performance and uptime
  • Undertake equipment and process checks and inspections reporting all faults and abnormal conditions.
  • Ensuring housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained, including support and involvement of 5s activities
  • Participating and contributing in problem solving activities as part of on-going continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Attending production meetings and briefs as required.
  • Liaison with management and production support functions in addition to communicating and supporting team members at all times.
  • Understand and comply with health and safety regulations and the relevant statutory requirements.
  • Comply with the sites ‘code of practice’ together with Forbo Floors internal policies and procedures.
  • Undertake additional duties as directed by the team leader or line manager.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter along with a current CV by clicking on the APPLY LINK directing you to Sarah McMasters, HR Office, Ripley. You can also email your application to .

A full job description is available from HR.

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