Machine Operator
Gloucester, United Kingdom
11d ago

Supply Chain Feb-09-2019

We make iconic Ice Cream brands in Gloucester including Magnum, Cornetto and Solero.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies worldwide, and become part of an enthusiastic and brand-

driven team in the Gloucester Unilever factory.

Day Job

The Machine Operator is responsible for the safe operation of production equipment to deliver customer requirements through completion of the production plan, adhering to quality standards and maximising cost effectiveness, optimal running and equipment efficiency.

You will be expected to carry out cleaning and inspection activities and record any issues / problems with the equipment to pass to the Technical Operator to resolve.

The Machine Operator should master the operation of a series of machines to provide factory resilience.

Maintain machinery to the prescribed standards and levels of cleanliness.

Understand properties of materials being handled. Able to perform correct adjustment and setting.

Proactively work with Professional Maintenance and Quality Control staff to achieve zero breakdowns and zero defects.

Carry out product and process changeovers / wash-outs to maintain quality standards whilst minimising the impact to the production plan.

Minimum GCSE’s or equivalent in English and Maths at grade C or above

Basic mechanical awareness of the principles for factory automation.

Can maintain focus and discipline for the task whilst demonstrating good problem solving skills to protect output targets.

  • IT Skills Competent in the use of Machine data and control systems that record Material Movement, Losses and Quality. Must also be competent in the use of Microsoft Office;
  • Excel and Word programmes.

    Experience as a Machine Operator.

    Experience of manufacturing in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company.

    Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude to progress onto the Unilever Technical Operator Curriculum (Entry, Developing and Full level).

    Unilever is a global Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company in the UK and Ireland. We are already on target to achieve our huge ambition to double the size of our business globally whilst reducing our environmental impact.

    We are growing our business and also doing what is right for our consumers, community and environment. We are developing brands for people’s lives today and for the changing environment tomorrow -

    making sustainable living commonplace.

    Working at Unilever means that you get to take part in this exciting journey and work with amazing people who are really passionate about our large portfolio of famous brands.

    We want to improve billions of lives and you too can join us in making a sustainable difference.

    Job Offer

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