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Date Added: Fri 24/05/2024

Folder Gluer Operator - Chelmsford

Chelmsford, CM1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £28000 - £30000/annum

Position: Folder Gluer Operator

Location: Chelmsford

Hours: Double Day Shift

Salary: £30k

About the business:

Would you like to work for an award-winning corrugated packaging manufacturing specialising in retail packaging and eCommerce packaging, this is your opportunity. They are looking for a Folder Gluer Operator to join their team. If you are an experienced Folder Gluer Operator and you looking for a new position please get in touch.

Main Purpose of a Folder Gluer Operator:

To manufacture or assist in the manufacture of corrugated packaging to high quality print specifications

Main Duties of a Folder Gluer Operator:

Checking print quality and that the product makes up correctly and is fit for purpose.
Taking dimensional measurements and associating these with products specifications, ensuring products are within tolerance of customer expectations.
Cleaning and maintaining machinery.
Setting machinery both via a computer and manually
Demonstrating flexibility in operating a variety of machinery proficiently
Ensure accurate records are maintained throughout production process.
Look to help your Team Leader improve on all KPI's with effective utilisation of labour and resources.
Minimise downtime by forward planning to ensure all materials are available well in advance
To help utilise allocated labour to the best effect in order to achieve identified priorities.
Work with your Team Leader on process/continuous improvement projects
To help your Team Leader co-ordinate labour over meal breaks and ensure allocated break times are adhered to.

Health & Safety

It is vital that all colleagues recognise and acknowledge they have responsibility for their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
Health and safety is an integral part of my clients activities and all colleagues are expected to play their part in creating a safe working environment.
You are required to report any accident, hazard or near miss or faulty equipment to your manager.
You are required to comply with management in all health and safety matters.

To ensure all health & safety remains a high priority among the shift.
Ensure guarding and other safety devices are fit for purpose and in good working order, also recording all guard and emergency stop checks.`
Reporting any unsafe conditions or breaches of regulations to the shift supervisor ensuring that crews are following the safe working practices.
Involvement in the review process of all associated SSOW and completion of any Risk Assessments.
Support the management team to bring a step change in the perception and understanding of Health & Safety issues in their designated areas.

To establish and maintain quality awareness for raw sheet, work in progress and finished goods within the team.
Ensure rejects are identified and located in the appropriate area and dealt with in line with company procedure and communicated to the Team Leader.
Monitor all associated paperwork for compliance.
Actively look for opportunities to improve quality for our customers and the site.
To develop zero defects production by building an understanding of quality within the team, ensuring quality procedures are followed and continuous improvement.
Hygiene, Housekeeping & Environment

Ensure you are not contravening compliance standards for BRC (Basic Hygiene) operating procedures, maintaining Good Hygiene and Good Manufacturing Practices.
Manage and monitor temporary staff working within your crews, ensuring they are compliant with basic hygiene.
Monitor and intervene (where necessary) contractors and visitors to ensure compliance with hygiene controls and awareness.
Ensure Housekeeping standards are complied with, in particular 'clean as you go' policy and line clearance procedure.
Control waste segregation.
Promote reduction of energy wastage on machines by reporting air leaks, Supporting your Team Leader to shut off radios/conveyors/fans during teas breaks, shift changeovers and close downs.
Report, in a timely manner any blocked drains/waste control issues.

If you are interested in finding out a bit more information about this role, please call Olivia on

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