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Wetlaid Operative

Northern Employment Services Ltd



£9.92 - £10.92/hour


Posted: 21/01/2023

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Wetlaid Operative
Location: Dukinfield, Hyde
Hours of work: X3 Shift Rotating (6am/2pm, 2pm/10pm, 10pm/6am)
Salary: £9.92-£10.92 per/hr
Temporary to Permanent Opportunity
As Wetlaid Operative, you will be required to produce and press fibre pads from slurry, for use as support mats in exhaust systems with excellent opportunities to advance in a rapidly expanding operation.
* Answer to process manager and batch controller / team leader.
* Setting up and preparing machinery and ingredients for production.
* Observing and recording, meter and instrument readings and making necessary adjustments.
* Accurately load slurry into former as per order specification.
* Form and remove pads from former, ensuring no damage occurs.
* Press formed pads as per recipe and dependant on base weight and order specifications.
* Safely load and unload pads into the press.
* Press formed pads using recipe described in works orders.
* Carry out quality control tests as per specifications.
* Ensure pressed pads are boxed and correctly labelled ready for cutting.
* Aid batch controller as per request.
* Cleaning and wash down of equipment as per requirements.
* Wear / use allocated PPE.
* Conform to COSHH and safe working procedures.
* Report problems with production or process to team leader / manager.
Qualifications and Experience
* Training will be ongoing and in line with increasing responsibilities within the plant.
* GCSE science and maths D and above.
* Experience in a chemical process environment.
Knowledge and Skills
* Working in a chemical environment so must have an appreciation for COSHH.
* Some physical work and lifting will be involved.
* The ability to follow instructions as per plant / equipment specifications.
* The ability and willingness to learn and think on your feet.
Location: Dukinfield, Hyde
Temp to Perm Opportunity
Salary: £9.62-£10.62
Hours: 38 hours per week, must be flexible
Unfortunately, due to a high number of applicants, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted.
Northern Employment Services is a leading recruiter specialising in Temp, Temp to Perm, Contract and Permanent placements in a number of sectors including Manufacturing, Industrial and Production, Logistics and Distribution and Commercial

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