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Slitting Operator

Concept Staffing



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Acorn Recruitment is seeking a temporary Slitting Operator to work for a manufacturing company in North Bristol.

This is an immediate start for the right candidate, working on a temporary basis for 6-8 weeks.

The hours are on a rotating 12 hour shift pattern - 6am to 6pm & 6pm to 6am.


1. To operate machines and jointly assist in the activity of Slitting as required. Undertake whatever duties are necessary to ensure the machines in your Team run to both SOPs and SOCs and within the quality and waste standards required by the company. Your duties will include the following: (other tasks to be performed as instructed).

2. Undertake job and specification changes, with assistance from a Team Leader as required, by correct use of tension control, knives, etc. as appropriate.

3. Monitor sensors and systems for efficient use of product i.e. efficient run downs at the end of jobs and re-start of next job, making adjustments as required.

4. Undertake a full range of quality checks and record the information to the standards required by the company.

5. Assist the Team Leader by looking forward throughout the shift to effectively plan slitting in the Team and provide support as and where necessary.

6. Support development of new operators through their own training and to participate actively in training programmes as and when required.

7. Load and unload coils promptly when required, packing coils to pallet and wrapping accurately to Customer specification.

8. Accurately check and record information required by the company. This includes accurate completion of quality records and production paperwork on outputs, waste and downtime.

9. Assist in job changes as required and ensure that the machines are set up at standard operating conditions. These tasks may also require trouble-shooting actions to bring a machine within quality control and output specifications.

10. Be constantly vigilant to process or quality faults on the machines within your Team and advise line management of any non-conformances that you observe. In addition, support line management in undertaking appropriate remedial action to correct the faults.

11. Ensure your work environment is kept to the high standard of hygiene and tidiness that are required by the Company standards.

12. Be prepared to work in any part of the production facility providing the relevant training has been provided.

13. Assist in the delivery of agreed company training plans in areas required to develop you to agreed standards

14. Attend regular operational review meetings at the appropriate level to develop the process operation

15. Take an active role in developing world-class manufacturing principles and assist with the implementation in designated Team.

To be considered for this role you will have previous manufacturing experience coupled with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.