Production Operator (Bioflex) – Aflex Hose

Contract:  Permanent

Hours:       The hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week on a rotation shift basis (shift allowance will be paid at 15%);

Monday to Thursday 6.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Friday 6.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Monday to Thursday 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Friday 11.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Monday to Thursday 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. Friday 5.00 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Salary:       £8.79 per hour

About Aflex Hose

For more than 40 years Aflex Hose has been inventing, developing and manufacturing the widest, most technically advanced range of PTFE lined flexible hose products in the world.

Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Chemical companies have standardised on Aflex Hose’s patented products as the best designed and most reliable choice for process fluids transfer in their manufacturing plants worldwide and more than 10 million cars, ATVs, trucks and motorbikes on the roads today include one or more Aflex PTFE hoses.

From raw materials to finished hose assemblies, our hoses and end fittings are manufactured at our factories in the UK and the USA.

This total control of manufacturing and design gives us an unrivalled ability to meet our customers’ specific needs, whatever the industry or application requirements.

Aflex Hose are now proud to be part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group.

Due to Expansion we are now recruiting for A Production Operator to join our Team

The Role

The Main Job Function

To ensure quality products are produced in the required quantity, on time, and at the lowest possible cost, in a manner in keeping with the Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures of the company.

Detailed Tasks

  • Ensure that output is in line with the production targets
  • Inform the Team Leader of any quality problems, process problems, or machine breakdowns asap.
  • Ensure that a good relationship is maintained within the department with all staff.
  • Report any material or consumable shortages as soon as possible.
  • Conduct periodic checks in accordance with relevant procedure and/or specification.
  • Ensure correct number of consumables are available at each machine in accordance with the correct procedure and/or specification.
  • Report any non-conformances to the Team Leader on duty.
  • Maintain a high standard of 5s always.
  • Record all machine stoppages and machine faults on the necessary documentation.
  • Record all scrap on the necessary documentation.
  • Ensure all procedures are followed correctly and without exception.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed at the correct time.
  • Demonstrate ability to work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrate ability to make decisions based on data available
  • Work when required with your departmental manager and team members to identify, implement and drive actions for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the correct Quality controls and measurements are adhered to.
  • Work in a safe manner, complying with Safety Health and Environmental standards in line with Company procedures
  • Responsibility to ensure compliance with the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Regulations made under that Act which are relevant to site activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Company Safety, Health and Environmental Policies.

Personal Specification

Essential

  • Must possess a positive working attitude
  • Computer literate
  • Detail focused attitude
  • Must be a team player
  • Lives within a commutable distance of Sowerby Bridge
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Quality orientated
  • Good level of numeracy and general education
  • Ability to work well as part of team and communicate with other workers
  • Ability and willingness to perform manual work
  • Basic knowledge of computer

Desirable

  • Experience within manufacturing roles advantageous

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Production Operator (Bioflex), please forward your CV and a cover letter explaining why you think you are the perfect fit for this role to the HR Team, Aflex Hose Ltd, Spring Bank Industrial Estate, Watson Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 3BW.

Alternatively, you can apply through Indeed.co.uk.

Please note, if you have not heard back from us after 6 weeks of applying, then please consider yourself unsuccessful. Due to the amount of applications that we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.

For any further information on Aflex Hose Ltd, please visit our website – http://www.aflex-hose.com.

Benefits and Package

The hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week on a rotation shift basis (shift allowance will be paid at 15%);

Monday to Thursday 6.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Friday 6.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Monday to Thursday 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Friday 11.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Monday to Thursday 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. Friday 5.00 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Aflex Hose recognises that our people are an important asset to the business, which is why we have invested in our benefits package to assist in rewarding our people.

From day one, you will be entitled to receive a competitive annual leave entitlement and life assurance. Following successful completion of your probation review, you will then be entitled to receive Sovereign Healthcare and the option to join the generous pension scheme and company share scheme.

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