Forming Technician

Zoek Pin County Fermanagh - This Area Only

£44728/annum bonus

Permanent (Full time)

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Main Purpose of Role

To manage the forming process and setting up IS machine to ensure containers meet quality standards.

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring that all tasks are completed in accordance with Encirc health & safety and hygiene policies, operational procedures and regulations.
Monitor and Optimise IS machine performance, including assisting on Job Change activity ensuring accuracy of setting ups. Including:
Temperature monitoring
Heyer & X-Par rejects
Variable Equipment Change
Work to establish and Maintain Standards (including SOP'S) Identify, document, record and escalate accordingly deviations, engineering performance issues and quality concerns.
Completion of all relevant records / paperwork(Shift Handovers, Critical Defect sheets, IAFiS recording, SIC boards etc.)

Communicate with, support and engage personnel to ensure productivity is increased and quality standards are maintained.
Maintain high standards of cleanliness and orderliness within the Hot End and throughout the factory, in line with housekeeping standards.
Train and develop personnel in quality, safety and performance standards when required.
Effective resolution of issues and use of escalation procedure when needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Business Knowledge

Previous experience as an IS Operator within the glass manufacturing environment.
Technical engineering background is desirable.
Excellent problem solving skills and good understanding of CI tools and techniques including RCA development.
Supervisory experience would be beneficial but not Functional / Technical Skills

Solid technical understanding of Glass Making process.
Ability to operate within business standards / frameworks . BSI, ISO
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationship with colleagues at all levels
Good level of communication skills across different levels within the organisation.
Ability to make decisions and drive accountability.
High quality Attributes /Competencies

Concern for accuracy and procedural compliance
Team worker


No managerial Financial Measures (. specific size of capital / revenue budget, staff costs, sales budget, etc.)

No budget responsibility.
Machine performance, product quality and Contacts

Shift Managers, Forming Supervisors and team members.
Batch & Furnace and Engineering teams.
Multi-skilled operators.

Decision Making

Outline the most important recommendations expected to be made for others to decide on

Responsible for making decisions regarding IS machine issues and incidents although working under frameworks and processes.
The role must follow standard procedures and effective handover protocols, and must know when to escalate variables outside normal parameters to the Shift Manager and Forming Supervisor

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