Senior Operative/Machine Minder – Cross Hands, Llanelli

  • Position: Senior Operative/Machine Minder
  • Date Posted: 4th May 2020
  • Closing Date: 30th June 2020
  • Organisation: Dunbia
  • Location: Dunbia Cross Hands

Description

We are actively seeking applications from individuals keen to take up a career within one of Europe’s leading meat processing companies, based at our Cross Hands site in Llanelli. The role of Machine Minder will be considered a Senior Operative with responsibility for ensuring that machinery on a particular line or area is working appropriately and in line with production requirements, including producing products to specification, in line with food safety regulations and to the high quality expected by Dunbia customers.

  • Hourly Rate: £9.72

The Person will have departmental responsibility for:

  • Start up, shut-down, and normal operation of the machine, to include crusting/slicing machines, grinding/blending/forming machines, sealing and labelling machines.
  • Routine maintenance of the machines, following adequate training.
  • Operation of more than one type of machine.
  • Ability to safely and correctly operate machines onsite, enabling flexibility.
  • Daily technical engagement with Engineering and Machinery Room Leader
  • Daily start up checks.

Main Duties:

  • Build positive relationships with colleagues, Team Leaders, Room Leaders and Managers, within the business, offering support within your team, working positively towards the success of the team and generally being a positive force within the team.
  • Co-operate and support colleagues and management, demonstrating the ability to contribute to the team atmosphere through hard work, calmness, tolerance and consistency
  • Understanding that your role is key to the effective operation of the line and you have specific responsibilities to ensure production runs efficiently.
  • Contribute to a positive and collaborative working environment that supports team work and engagement on team performance.
  • Full compliance and strict adherence to all Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality Standards laid out in departmental and site policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring full understanding and compliance with risk assessments and SOPs.

The Person:

  • Have experience operating machinery within a manufacturing facility
  • Understand the importance of compliance with processes and procedures and the impact of these on Food Safety and Quality.
  • Maintaining production and quality standards laid down by the business, whilst ensuring that they are fully trained on Lean Manufacturing Practice and Continuous Improvement Processes
  • Have a desire to progress within the business and demonstrate a strong willingness to undertake all training required
  • Possesses relevant IT literacy.

Benefits:

  • Immediate start
  • Factory Staff Shop
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free car parking
  • Weekly pay
  • Permanent Full-Time work
  • PPE (Personal protective equipment) provided

Shift Pattern can be either shift A or B

Day Shift A Shift B
Sunday 6am-6pm Off
Monday 6am-6.30pm Off
Tuesday 3pm-11pm 6am-2pm
Wednesday 3pm-11pm 6am-2pm
Thursday 3pm-11pm 6am-2pm
Friday Off 6am-6.30pm
Saturday Off 6am-6pm

How to Apply:

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please download an application form, fully complete and email a copy to our HR Team at crosshandsHR@dunbia.com

Alternatively you can email a copy of your CV.

Application Form Download 

Job application forms can also be requested by calling 01269 846480 or by emailing the Human Resources Department directly at crosshandsHR@dunbia.com

Dunbia is an equal opportunity employer and places a strong emphasis on training and development for both skilled and non-skilled positions.