Production Technician

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £33k per year + Salary includes shift allowance

  • Contact:

    Fraser Nibbs

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    07947 342669

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The company is one of Europe's largest manufacturers and distributors of polymer materials. They are looking to recruit a Production Technician To operate all production lines and ancillary equipment with accountability for effective use of plant and equipment in meeting targets for Health and Safety, Production quantities and Quality. The Production technician will ideally have experience of working in a chemicals/extrusion/plastics manufacturing environment.


Shift pattern:

Working Hours are 4 x 12 hour day shifts and 4 x 12 hour night shifts with 4 off in between each block.


Duties of the Production Technician will include:

Ensure that all statutory and company standards for Health, Safety and Environmental Protection are recognised and maintained throughout the duration of the shift

Ensure machinery is operated within Health and Safety guidelines and departmental procedures

Work as an effective team member to meet production requirements from interpretation of given planned output information and knowledge of operator skills and experience.

Complete production documentation to enable progress against production targets

Liaise with maintenance staff to ensure optimum utilisation of production and ancillary equipment

Ensure that product quality standards are met and maintained, support Shift Leader in making judgmental decisions where required.

Ensure vigilance to any breakdowns and malfunctions, reporting them immediately to the Shift Leader

 Control process of mixing, melting, extruding, cooling, drying and cutting through all machines

Assist in the packaging of finished products

 Assist the Shift Quality Controller in his activities as directed by the Shift Leader


The Production Technician will have:


Work Experience:

Experience in a manufacturing environment

License for driving a counter-balance fork lift truck, with refresh within the last 5 years desirable

 Teamwork - Supports team activities, a team player, contributes to overall team objectives Personal Drive - Self-starter, shows involvement

Developing Self - Is willing to learn new ways of working


To apply for this position, please forward your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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