Production Assistant (Carton Stripping)

Job Specification For: Production Assistant (Carton stripping) Meyer Scott Ref: VR/07979 Temp to perm Location: St. Ives GBP8.91p/h Our client produces quality and bespoke cartons for companies such as Elizabeth Arden, High grade whiskies through to Dove and Linx personal hygiene products. They have been a family owned business and have been based in St. Ives for over 30 years. Our client approaches us on and off regularly for candidates that are local, ideally have industrial experience in manufacturing and production environments. We are looking for a candidate that can work earlies lates rotation in the carton stripping department stripping back all the materials. Please only apply if you are local otherwise only if you have your own transport, can guarantee get to work for the various shifts and have your own Steel Toe Capped Safety Boots Eventually you could find yourself working in the cutting, finishing, gluing, box making or carton stripping department. Duties will include:
• Assisting and communicating with machine minders regarding requirements for jobs in progress as they run.
• Relocation of pallets after jobs have finished
• Stripping back materials
• Picking kits, parts and equipment specific to each individual job run
• Assisting the machine operator in preparing the jobs
• Feeding the machine during the run to ensure optimum output
• Assisting as required with cleaning and maintenance of the machine
• Reading job bags and locating specific items accordingly
• Working and generating pick sheets
• Checking quality
• General housekeeping of the machine and surrounding area
• Any other reasonable requests by the machine minders and supervisors
• Use of pallet truck to place stock in appropriate places for feeders and unloaders
• Strict adherence to health and safety.
• Any other reasonable request by the machine minder on your shift Personal qualities required:
• Physically fit
• Attention to detail
• Ability to select the correct materials and correct quantities
• Sound judgment and decision-making ability
• Basic computer skills
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Happy to do shift work (earlies and lates- not necessarily on a rotational pattern)
• Outgoing personality
• A willingness to knuckle down and get the job done
• Comfortable in high pressured environment
• Ability to work speedily and accurately concurrently
• Flexibility required to work changing shifts week to week Earlies & Lates both The company often have this role lead to progression within the company for the right candidate and development of candidates within the business is something they pride themselves on. In order to be considered, you would need to be willing to work flexibly, have a keen interest in printing and perhaps work on their finishing department which can entail some nights as well. Monday - Thursday 09:00 hrs - 19:00 hrs

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