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General Operative

Heywood, Lancashire
£10.76 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Our client are a global manufacturer of high-performance printing inks and coatings for commercial, packaging, and digital print applications.

They bring global brands a strategic advantage no other ink manufacturer in the world can match.

From chemical formulation to best manufacturing practices; from technical innovation to field service and support; from all types of printing inks and coatings to new digital platforms

The role:

We are seeking a batch Weigher to work on the manufacturing process of high-quality printing ink. As a business they make the ink on 95% of all beer and beverage cans manufactured in the UK.

We will train right candidate on the job and on TPM activities. As a batch weigher you will be responsible for:

Weighing batches as planned and assigned by the Supervisor using personal protective equipment (gloves, apron, glasses, dust mask, etc.), if required.

Following the directions on the batch ticket, taking batch tickets back to the lab for inspection when there appears to be an error.

Selecting the proper mixing tub for the batch (size and previous color) and makes sure it is clean.

Checking the raw material inventories to be sure that all ingredients for the batch are available before beginning to weigh the batch. Notifies Supervisor of any unusual differences in raw material. If appropriate, checks the manufacture date and checks for polymerisation.

Using the proper scale for weighing the raw materials.

Showing all figures on the batch tickets, including lot numbers, of all raw materials and checks items off as they are weighed so that steps can be retraced if necessary.

When batch has been weighed, signing batch ticket, marking the tub with the full formula number, and moving finished batch to proper area (mill or mixing room).

Canning inks into containers.

Operating Bow tie mixer.

Inventory management.

Hours of work: 6am - 2.30pm Monday to Friday and 1pm - 9.30pm Monday to Friday on a weekly rotation shift pattern

Rate of pay: £10.76 per hour and overtime paid at £16.14 per hour

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  • Job Reference: 706904853-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Time Recruitment
    Time Recruitment
  • Location: Heywood, Lancashire
  • Salary: £10.76 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent