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Shift Production Operative – Dumfries
Ref: DTF01
Location: Dumfries
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2019
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Production Operator Vacancies


Wolviston Management Services are recruiting for several Shift Production Operators on behalf of our client Dupont Tejin Films (DTF), Dumfries.


DuPont Teijin Films is the world’s leading differentiated producer of PET and PEN polyester films. Over 2,000 people work with them around the world while, in Dumfries, the team operate two manufacturing plants producing polymer and film for a wide range of markets and applications.


As a production operator you will work as part of a team responsible for the operation of our speciality production lines at optimum output and efficiencies with minimum downtime, whilst ensuring you comply with all safe systems of work and product is manufactured to meet quality standards and production schedules.


Key Responsibilities


  • Operate equipment in accordance with the Standard Operating Conditions and procedures and to meet production targets
  • Monitoring of operating parameters and equipment on the production line and taking appropriate actions to resolve deviations and process interruptions
  • Coordinate product grade changes to minimize downtime and ensure accurate completion of grade change checklists
  • Visual inspection and assessment of finished product and recording of results in the plant quality system.
  • Provide effective handover to oncoming detailing outstanding issues and forward plan
  • Attending and leading daily meetings with appropriate information to ensure all line issues are addressed
  • Cooperation with new product development teams during new product and process trials.
  • Undertake all work safely and in compliance with Plant rules, the Site Safety Policy and participate in safety training programmes and safety audit
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards by keeping work areas and equipment clean and in good order
  • Cooperation and coordination with other team members to maximize productivity


Skills and Qualifications Required

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent Level 5 qualifications in relevant subjects
  • Experience in manufacturing and an awareness of quality and hygiene systems would be an advantage
  • Health & Safety awareness and experience
  • Familiarity in use of computers and Microsoft applications
  • Technical aptitude to set up process equipment and resolve process problems
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads in line with Key Performance Indicators
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


You must be able to work 12 hour shifts and day/night pattern.


A 3-stage interview process will be involved.


If you are interested in working for a global, innovative company, please apply and send your CV to JAntrobus@wolviston.com

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, please contact us via email; enquiries@wolviston.com or by telephone on 01642 607375.

By sending us your CV, you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. In compliance with the regulations in place under the Employment Agencies Act, proof of identification will be required. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process.  By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client.

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