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Craft Operative

Bedfordshire - Salary £23,000-£25,000

A leading manufacturer of building construction materials is seeking a Craft Operative for its site in Bedford.

***This is a shift based role working 40 hours per week, rotatating early and late shift. The salary is in the region of £20,500-£22k, plus 13% shift premium, plus up to 6% all staff bonus scheme****
Key Accountabilities
• Reporting of all incidents however minor.
• Regularly carries out On The Job Risk Assessments and site risk assessments.
• Gives feedback (formally and informally) on safety issues to colleagues, through the use of T-Cards.
• Carry out loading requirements as required abiding by all procedures and rules.
• Execute production schedule requirements as defined and detailed by the Shift Supervisor or Plant Management Team.
• Engages with others to reduce impact of quality losses.
• Works carefully to ensure monitoring programme is accurate to protect performance.
• Works to standard operating procedures and helps developing them.
• To follow all Operating Procedures when conducting day-to-day warehouse & production requirements.
• Ensure the smooth running of stock-take counting and checks.
• Has a detailed understanding of machinery & equipment, standards and parameters.
• Monitors machine / equipment performance and be able to complete the RCA and implement sustainable countermeasure.
• Has a good understanding of machine and equipment and is able to improve equipment efficiency.
• Carry out basic emergency repair as required.
• Carries out identified continuous improvement activities (AM/PM/FI/5S).
• Works with others to eliminate errors at root cause.
• Can take an improvement activity from start to finish and continue to monitor post-implementation.
• Active dialogue with maintenance to achieve improvements and apply consistent solutions based on data and shared understanding with others to eliminate root cause.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required:

• Current FLT licence.
• Computer literate.
• NVQ Level 3 in Performing Manufacturing Operations or the NVQ in Engineering Manufacture.
• Good aptitude in numerical and verbal reasoning and understanding mechanical principles in order to be able to execute relative duties without assistance.
• The candidate should be able to operate in a pro-active team environment.
• The candidate should be motivated and present a willingness to accept new challenges and a change culture.

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