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Quilting Machine Operative

Hourly Rate: £11.50 to £13.00

Department/Section: Aspire Manufacturing Plant, shop floor/warehouse

Main purposes of job: As a Quilting Machine Operator you will be responsible for running quilting machine effectively to achieving daily production targets and meeting company standards for quality

Key tasks and responsibilities:

Production Duties

  • Hitting production targets each day for volumes through the quilting machines
  • Ensuing company standards for quality are met for all materials processed through the machines
  • To perform machine set up for each production run, selecting programmes and conducting needle changes.
  • To ensure the machine is effectively supplied with material to optimise each production run.
  • To perform basic machine repairs such as replacing needles and threads, thread tensioning, rethreading and adjusting timing.
  • Keeping equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Documenting actions by completing production and quality forms

Reporting to: Departmental Supervisor and Production Manager

Further Information:

  • 1.5x overtime for hours worked over 38 hours per week
  • Target driven bonus
  • Contract type – 3 months temp to perm contract
  • Working Hours – 38 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday – 7am to 4pm
  • Friday – 7am to 11am (overtime normally allocated after standard hours Friday)
  • Paid 10 minute morning and afternoon break
  • Unpaid 30 minute lunch break