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Machine Operator

Our clients are a successful family owned Fresh Produce business based in Kent. They are continuously growing and have a reputation for innovation and quality products. They are growers and packers of English Top and Stone Fruit and predominately supply the UK Supermarkets and are currently looking for a Machine Operator


General Description
Safe, efficient and accurate running of the machines, keeping down time to a minimum


• set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
• Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed) for maximum efficiency
• Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
• Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
• Test operation of machines periodically
• Fix issues that might occur during the shift
• check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
• Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
• Activity logs regarding break down & machine output
• Adherence to all company policies and procedures, at all times
• Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by the production manager


• Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (calliper, micrometre etc.)
• Understanding of production procedures
• Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
• Analytical skills
• Attention to detail
• Teamwork and communication skills
• Physical stamina and strength

• Proven experience as a machine operator

Key Result Areas

• Non-conformances
• Incidents
• Housekeeping

This job brief forms part of your Contract of Employment. It is by no means exhaustive and covers only the salient points of your responsibilities.

Please contact Frank, Georgina or Emma to discuss the role and your experience on 01273 720599. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company


For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F61

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