Slitting Operator

Main Purpose of the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual with the relevant experience to fill a position within our print finishing department, working as a Slitting Operator.

Your main responsibilities will be to operate the slitting machine confidently and proficiently, as part of the print environment, whilst adhering to the strict Health & Safety regulations and upholding the companies’ quality standards.

You will ensure that all products produced are to customer specifications will meet with quality assurance testing to achieve your KPI’s.

You will be expected to be a punctual individual who demonstrates a consistent level of attendance and upholds professional standards at all time.

Responsibilities and Duties

Key duties and responsibilities
• Responsible for running one of the company’s slitting machines, producing work, right first time to customer specifications, achieving all company operational KPI’s.
• Ability to operate all machines within the dept.
• Ensure that slitting jobs are prioritised and organised in line with the production schedule.
• Ensure the correct works ticket, is being used prior to slitting.
• Ensure all documentation is correctly filled out and signed on works ticket on completion of required slitting job.
• Understands the use and need of Radius system.
• Ensure working area is clean, tidy and obstruction free.
• Embrace continuous improvement initiatives
• Communicate with Slitting and Conversion Manager or Shift Manager any de-faults
• Operate in line with site health and safety, environmental and quality standards including BRC, ISO & A2 environmental.
• Organise your workload in line with the daily print programme, ensuring work is delivered against targets and customer requirements.
• Ensure that all established quality standards are met.
• Assist with production operations as and when required including the maintenance and upkeep of relevant equipment.
• Check Orders, process control, paperwork and requirements in advance of the plan, to enable production operate effectively. Ensure the Shift Manager is notified immediately of anything missing or non-conformities.
• Provide overtime cover as is necessary and reasonable.
• Follow cleaning regime ensuring all documentation is completed.
• To undertake reasonable requests as directed by the management from time to time.

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience, skills and behaviours:

• Previous slitting experience preferable.
• Previous experience in production environment and roles is essential.
• Exposure to quality, health, safety and environmental standards and practices within a production setting.
• Previous experience with lean manufacturing, i.e., 5S preferred.
• Reliable, motivated, and enthusiastic about producing a quality finished product to customer specifications.
• Demonstrate ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and the capacity to work to demanding deadlines.
• Demonstrate being able to work as part of a team and be able to manage workload, operate machinery to allocated schedules without direction.
• Be keen to learn new skills and be able to demonstrate a flexible attitude.
• Have a high level of attention to detail, including numeracy skills.
• Demonstrate personal accountability and have a ‘right first time’ approach.

A reasonable level of fitness is required, as the role involves some physical activity e.g., lifting & bending.

Working Hours

Your normal working hours are 40 hours per week, as follows:

Continental Shifts

40-hour week Monday to Friday – 12 hours Shift – on rota as follows;

• Monday to Friday – 07.00 a.m. to 19.00 p.m.
• Monday to Friday – 19.00 p.m. to 07.00 a.m.

You are entitled to two 30-minute paid breaks each day at times agreed with your immediate Line Manager. Such break times may vary from day to day in order to ensure adequate coverage of critical service-related activities.

Please note the following;

• As there are paid breaks, employees cannot leave site. They must remain within the break/canteen areas. This is due to BRC Hygiene Standards needing to be met and adhered too.

• Roberts Mart is a no smoking/vaping site and employees receiving paid breaks will not be permitted to leave site for a smoke/vaping break.

Roberts Mart & Co Ltd operates a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies, which is reviewed periodically. We do not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies who are not part of our current PSL. Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to Roberts Mart and will be considered property of Roberts Mart, therefore no ownership of such candidates will be given. We retain the right to pursue and hire such speculative candidates without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions, even when these are submitted with the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.
Should you wish to be considered as a supplier in the future or feel you have a niche skill set you can help with, then please send some company information to info@roberts-mart.co.uk naturally we receive a lot of calls and interest from agencies and as such we will only be in contact should we wish to discuss further. Unfortunately we will not be able to respond to all of you.

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