Mixer Operative

Location
Huddersfield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
07 Nov 2019
Closes
05 Dec 2019
Ref
00099561
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a mixer operative to join a global building and construction materials manufacturer, that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 41 countries throughout the world. This company specialises in the development of professional sealants, adhesives, fillers and passive fire protection products for almost any substrate or application.

Responsibilities:
- To mix current and future products following the issued instructions and within laid down procedures and practices within the mixing area.
- To ensure a continuous supply of product and efficient and timely pot changes to the filling/packing areas.
- To ensure the safe and efficient use of all company resources in conjunction with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operatives and Engineers to include machinery, measuring equipment, trucks and presses within the mixing area and filling areas.
- To work with Supervisors and Senior Mixers to ensure that production requirements are fully understood and met.
- To complete all necessary records accurately and honestly and ensure that they are processed promptly and returned to the Production Planning Office and Laboratory.
- To ensure that quality of product is maintained and that all procedures relating to presentation, identification, storage and transportation are followed as per laid down procedures and practices.
- To ensure that the mixing functions are operating efficiently and to work closely with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operative and Engineers to continually improve the efficiency of the mixing unit through new procedures and working practices.
- To work closely with the Supervisor, Senior Mixing Operative and Chief Engineer to ensure that the mixing facility is fully functional, safe and able to be kept at optimum operating levels to meet the demands of the business.

Skills and abilities:
- Ideally, they are looking for someone who has been involved in mixing batches of sealant
- Candidates who have experience in mixing batches of paint, adhesives, fillers or batch mixing of powders and liquids are encouraged to apply
- Must be physically fit as the Mixing Operative role requires heavy manual lifting.
- Ability to manually mix powders and liquids on a batch basis rather than automatically
- Ability to measure out accurately and be able to follow mixing and process instructions
- Flexible attitude towards shift patterns as the company develops and grows

Working hours = 40 hrs per week

Currently operating Day Shifts, 8-5pm Monday to Thursday, 8-2.30pm on a Friday with a half an hour unpaid break at lunch time and 2 x 15-minute breaks during the day.

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