Machine Operator

  • Location
    Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Health and safety of self, colleagues and visitors

  • 100% compliance to processes and procedures. Some examples are metal detection/check weigh compliance and checks, Critical Control Points (CCP) full compliance, adequate and timely change overs/wash downs.

  • Expectation will be to identify root cause of issues i.e. defective packs and make the relevant corrective actions.

  • Excellent service delivery is achieved

  • Ensure customer quality compliance with `right first time` attitude

  • Machine efficiency and resource control i.e. minimise downtime and defective packs, run speeds are adhered to and sustained.

  • Self- learning

  • To train others if required

  • Relevant documentation completion

General Responsibilities:

Production / Operations

  • Manage material throughput to facilitate delivery of customer orders, as per the production schedule

  • Adhere to manufacturing specifications at all times

  • Support operational change to improve shift effectiveness and efficiency's

  • Effectively manage own workload and that of area of responsibility

  • Adhere to technical and quality procedures at all times

  • Ensure all documentation is complete, accurate and legible

  • Comply with machine operating standards to meet customer orders

Quality, Service and Procedures

  • Make sure all permanent and temporary colleagues including visitors follow the Company Technical standards

  • Ensure 100% customer service - right first time every time

  • Work proactively to problem solve

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are fully adhered to at all times (e.g. GMP, Manufacturing specs, etc.)

  • Complete pre-start up line checks, as required, and ensure corrective actions are completed in a timely manner

  • Ensure all colleagues in area follow relevant SOPs/SMUGs/Procedures

Health, Safety and Environmental

  • To maintain Health & Safety around your area

  • Ensure all permanent and temporary colleagues including visitors comply with the Company Health and Safety policy

  • Ensures all permanent and temporary colleagues including visitors do not carry out activities that could negatively impact the Environment

  • To remain on site at all times (unless expressly authorised by the Shift Leader or Area Leader)


  • Comply with all people policies

  • Work proactively as a team member

  • To act as an ambassador for the business

  • Demonstrate behaviour that fits the company core values


  • Effective communication with all colleagues

  • Effectively communicate with other teams on the shift to maximise efficiency and productivity

  • Effective communication with the engineering department to ensure issues identified are immediately and accurately reported, in order that they can be resolved in a timely manner

  • Ensure your Area Leader is informed in a timely manner of any operational concerns

Due to the role being in a food factory, the environment is cold and wet.

Hours: 38.5 hours per week across 4 days (shift pattern is 4 days on/4 days off). 10:30am to 10pm.

Pay: £10.37 per hour

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Nathan Jones