Location : Chelmsford
Reporting To : Cell Leader
Security Clearance req’d : Dependent on production area
Grade : P1 P2
Overview of Role :
The Operator is responsible for contributing towards and maintaining the output against customer orders on the production line in various manufacturing tasks.
These tasks will consist of assembly, processing and operating different pieces of equipment.
The role will also involve working alongside Engineering, Manufacturing Management, Quality and Equipment Maintenance so strong communication skills are essential.
Main Accountabilities :
There are several accountabilities that will be assigned to this role and they will include :
This role will have an accountability to manufacture in the following ways :
Achievement of personal production targets.
Build / Process products using the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Maintaining key operational metrics determined such as On Time Delivery (OTD)
Manufacturing in line with our standard times to build a product
Being able to identify constraints on the production line
The ability to work both in a team and autonomously
Managing your own time and work load effectively
Interacting with our SAP ERP system to allow data capture on production orders.
This role will have a responsibility to adhere to and maintain the housekeeping of the production area to a high standard, the responsibilities will include :
Maintaining a clean, clear and safe personal production area daily.
Assisting in the maintenance of a clean, clear and safe production area.
Adhering to pre-defined visual standards for the production area.
Partaking in housekeeping improvement activities.
Partaking in cleaning activities for the area on a daily basis.
Skills Learning and Training
This role will involve the agreement of learning new skills as requested. The responsibilities will include :
Attending mandatory training sessions.
Learning new skills through the formal training process.
Health and Safety
This role will require a responsibility and an accountability to contribute towards the Health and Safety culture of the business, the responsibilities will include :
Adherence to the Health and Safety policy.
Assisting in Risk and COSHH assessments when necessary.
Attendance and completion of mandatory training.
Reading, understanding and complying with ALL relevant Risk and COSHH assessments.
Highlighting hazards and concerns when you come across them using our formal process.
Quality and Continuous Improvement
This role will require strict adherence to the various quality standards determined throughout the production line to allow us to improve and maintain the Quality metrics.
The responsibilities will include :
Adherence to various inspection points and data collection defined in the SOPs.
Accommodating Engineering changes to resolve quality issues when they arise.
Raising issues to your line manager when you discover the issue.
Raising improvement ideas on a regularly to improve the quality of the production line or the product itself.
Essential Experience / Competencies :
Working on your own initiative and managing your time effectively
Ability to recognise and highlight production issues
Ability to motivate self and others
Attention to detail
IT Literate (MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Good communication skills
Desired Experience / Competencies :
Responsibility of delivering to specified targets
Experience of working within an assembly manufacturing environment
Some knowledge of SAP or a similar ERP system
Continuous improvement experience
A basic knowledge of Lean tools / approaches e.g. 5S, Just-in-Time, Jidoka
Basic understanding of ISO9001
Desired Qualifications :
GCSE level or equivalent English, Maths, Science and IT