To undertake toolmaking duties by setting up and maintaining Production Presses by manufacturing and maintaining tooling, gauges and spares to ensure that production targets are met whilst ensuring that quality is built into the manufacturing process in a safe manner.
Actively pursue improvements within the module, in Safety, GMP and productivity performance. Involves shift operation covering a wide variety of processes, procedures and equipment for the production of a range of health care products for different markets.
*Work safely in line with behavioural safety principles
*Compliance with PPE requirements
*Keep workstations, machine tools and area clean and tidy.
*Spot potential hazards and report promptly to production leader and via APR system.
*Assist in safety risk assessments.
*Comply with the 10 rules of GMP.
*Ensure the job is carried out to right first time principles.
*Ensure documentation (manufacturing information sheets, intervention logs, drawing systems etc.) and process checks are completed to required standards.
*Co-operate and communicate with colleagues, supervision and support groups.
*Communicate with colleagues and team leaders at shift handover to ensure any problems are left with full explanations.
*Continuously develop knowledge and skills to meet business priorities as communicated by the management team.
*To participate in training and ensure that all training is applied effectively.
*Ensure your own training file is kept up to date.
*Carry out additional duties/projects as requested.
*Contribute to and support continuous improvement initiatives.
*Carry out maintenance and refurbishment of machine in accordance with the asset care programme set out for each of the machines.
*Carry out Preventative Maintenance checks on Equipment as requested.
Knowledge & Skills
*Experience of working shifts
*Time served Toolmaker. City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
*GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
*Computer literate in Word and Excel desirable
*Experience of working within a manufacturing environment is strongly essential
*Confident interpersonal skills
*Able to make decisions independently, demonstrating a structured thorough process.
*Experience in deep draw transfer press (Platarg and/or Bruderer) work is essential.