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Under the direction of the production management team, you are responsible to set up and run a blown film production line. Responsible for the health and safety, quality and performance of the extruder and other machines as required.


Use safe workingpractices at all times.

Check initial accuracy and quality of product and remedy any deviation from specification prior to start of job run.

Set up/re-install production line from extruder through to finished product in the event of a job change or breakdown.

Monitor and maintain efficient running of extruder during job run.

Identify all line equipment faults and rectify or report as appropriate.

Make regular quality checks on product against customer specification.

Obtain all relevant information from production documentation and specification sheets.

Record of all QA data as required.

Monitor quality of product during job run and maintain required standards.

Monitor job progress and ensure production quantity targets are met with minimum waste.

Communicate clearly within scope of responsibility to relevant personnel, e.g. Cell Leader the nature of all production related problems.

Working as a team with Packer/Operators within the production unit

Handover all relevant information to the next shift

Maintain a tidy working environment at all times.

Change work location within units as requested to maintain continuity of production and provide cover for breaks/emergencies etc.

Assist with the training of new staff as requested.

Carry out any other duties as requested.


Experience of the setting up and running of blown film production Lines (Desirable)

Ability to read and understand production plans and specification sheets (Essential)

Understand and perform required QA Checks (Essential)

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