IS Operator / Hot End Operator

  • Location
    Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

To operate independently within a specific section, ensuring the smooth running of the IS machine and optimising its performance in line with Health & Safety procedures and quality standards.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Comply with Encirc health & safety and hygiene policies, operational procedures and regulations, including wearing the relevant PPE and being correctly attired at all times.

  • Comply with Encirc HE operations procedures and standards and carry out basic risk assessments, taking appropriate actions in emergency situations.

  • Maintain maximum production efficiency and minimum production down time, optimising IS machine performance

  • Make sure weight control systems are working properly and weight control is maintained to optimum.

  • Detect any defects in the glass and rectify using best practices.

  • Check bottle sets for defects and potential defects in a regular basis.

  • Communicate and report promptly to shift supervisor adverse results and escalate any potential or suspected quality defects or performance issues.

  • Input, record and monitor data, ensuring performance optimisation.

  • Ensure adequate supply of tools at all times

  • Keep work areas clean and tidy after work is completed, in accordance with housekeeping standards.


Business Knowledge

  • Previous experience working within a hot industrial or manufacturing environment

  • Experience of working in hot end glass manufacturing processes and procedures would be advantageous

  • Technical engineering background and/or understanding of engineering principles is desirable.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

  • High level of mechanical skills.

  • Ability to communicate and maintain good working relationships with colleagues at all levels.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Initiative

  • Ability to work as part of a team and also on its own with minimum daily supervision.

  • High quality standards

Interested? Click apply or contact Anne Oxton -

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Please apply with your CV to: Anne Oxton