Machine Operator

Department: Supply Chain
Location: United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
Status: Full time contract

JOB PURPOSE

To perform and carry out specific tasks assigned or processed and ensure to delivery of targets are met according to production requirements or work orders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Operate/ Prepare and set up the machine according to the specifications of the product to be manufactured.
  • Install the Tool/ mould into the machine, ensuring proper alignment and configuration.
  • Adjust machine settings, and processing, to achieve the desired product quality.
  • Monitor and maintain an adequate supply of raw materials for continuous operation.
  • Handle and store materials properly to prevent contamination or defects.
  • Monitor the production process to ensure the products meet quality standards.
  • Perform visual inspections of products for defects or abnormalities.
  • Adjust machine settings as needed to correct defects and maintain product consistency.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues that may arise during the process,
  • Collaborate with maintenance personnel to address and resolve technical problems promptly.
  • Maintain accurate records of production output, machine settings, and any adjustments made during the manufacturing process.
  • Document any issues, defects, or machine downtime for reporting and analysis.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow proper safety procedures when operating machinery.
  • Perform regular cleaning and maintenance tasks on the machine and associated equipment.
  • Ensure that molds/tools are cleaned and maintained properly to prevent defects and extend their lifespan.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and quality control personnel.
  • Report any deviations from standard operating procedures or quality issues promptly.
  • Contact the technician or supervisor if parts do not meet the quality standard as defined.
  • Informs Supervisor of any malfunction in the machine; coordinates with Technicians to resolve the issue; keeps Supervisor informed of the progress.
  • Records scrap or non-conforming products on a control sheet and stores it appropriately for review.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of equipment, and work area and keeping it safe.
  • Observe and comply with standard operation procedures and HSE guidelines.

QUALIFICATION & SKILLS

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant production operations and processes experience in plastic or pipe manufacturing environment. 
  • High school or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience in extrusion and/or moulding process a plus
  • English writing skills
  • Good physical condition

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