Operations Technician

Operations Technician

Essity | Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1, GB
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 3 days ago

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Do you have experience as a Technical Operator in a manufacturing environment? Are you looking for a permanent role? Do you have the flexibility to work 12 hour shifts? If so, this vacancy at our Prudhoe Paper Mill in our automated warehouse may be just for you.

Read the overview of this opportunity to understand what skills, including and relevant soft skills and software package proficiencies, are required.
Our Prudhoe site houses two paper machines and seven converting lines which turns our tissue paper into the finished product, a recycled fibre plant and a distribution centre. This role is based within our automated warehouse department, working a 4-on/6-off 4-on/4-off - 12 hour shift pattern.
With around 400 employees, the site runs 24/7, manufacturing essential products such as Cushelle and Plenty amongst others.
About the role
As an Operations Technician working on our DACW you will be responsible for ensuring the operational flow of the system whilst supporting fault finding and problem-solving activities, liaising with Operators, Team Leaders and Engineering teams.
The role involves providing training and coaching in situations where technical assistance is required. At the request of the Team Leaders you should support priority areas as required and as skills allow.
Your role is to help maintain and improve the day to day operational efficiency of area assets, by ensuring regular and efficient maintenance is carried out and problems solved to root cause, safely, effectively and quickly in order to meet business needs at all times.
Who You Are
Main Tasks
The DACW Operations Technician role involves monitoring, operating, as well as responding to and repairing both electrical and mechanical breakdowns on the DACW system that transports pallets from the converting lines into the Dynamic automated compact warehouse and onwards to the loading bays.
This role operates as a member of the production team running any part of the process as required, helping the team overcoming any operating and quality problems, running daily and shiftly and clean inspections and assisting in housekeeping activities. You should execute all operational tasks with excellence and adhere to all documented procedures. You should execute any quality checks with integrity and in a timely manner.
All process issues should be documented as per departmental procedures along with suitable countermeasures to prevent re-occurrence.
Who You Are
Key Competencies
Forklift truck license desirable
Educational achievements; Minimum NVQ Level 2 & 3, in an engineering discipline, ideally electrical
Business expertise: Results focused
Leadership: Ability to influence
Problem solving: Ability to prioritise and solve problems
Communication skills: Excellent communication skills both verbally, written and personal
Willingness to work at height, although formal training will be provided
Team Player
Safety conscious
PC skills
Ability to follow instructions
What We Can Offer You
In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including Essity rewards, an attractive pension scheme, potential annual bonus, health care plan, cycle to work scheme, work wear and local incentives.
At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward
Together, we are improving lives, every day.
Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.
Application End Date:
30 Jan 2023