Machine technician (machine setter)

£24000 - £25000/annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Machine technician (machine setter)


£24'000-£25'000 + Days based role + Training + Progression + 25 days holiday

Do you have experience setting manufacturing machinery?

Are you looking for a days based role where you will be a vital member of the team instead of being a number?

Based in Bridgwater this company specialise in the manufacture of products that are supplied into the food industries.

They have recently moved into a purpose built manufacturing facility and expect to have further expansion in the coming years.

In this role you will set-up, operate and improve automated packing equipment. You will also be tasked with troubleshooting and resolving equipment issues.

The ideal candidate will have experience setting manufacturing machinery and have experience carrying mechanical maintenance or adjustments to machinery.

This is an excellent role for a production technician to join a company that will offer training, support and development.

The Role

*To set-up, operate, monitor and improve automated packing equipment.
*Days based role.
* To ensure all equipment is operating at agreed standards to allow effective planning and achievement of customer service commitments.
*Monitor equipment performance, fault find and make appropriate adjustments.
* Report any issues with quality control to the quality manager for further investigation
* Set equipment to ensure minimum downtime levels, minimum product damage/waste, support machine start-up, changeovers, testing and cleaning activities in accordance with SOP's and Current Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
*Assist, where appropriate in basic equipment maintenance as instructed by the engineering department

The person

*Candidates need to have experience setting manufacturing machinery.
*Have some mechanical hands on experience.
*Candidates from the food industry will have an advantage.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed