Kerfoot Speciality Oils (KSO) Production Operative

Job Description

Job Title Kerfoot Speciality Oils (KSO) Production Operative
Job Function To produce speciality oil orders to meet schedules
Reports To Production Supervisor
Location Speciality Oils Factory, New Potter Grange, Goole
Date 2017


Core Responsibilities

  • Filling various size containers in accordance with production requirements & procedures to prescribed quantities
  • Set up & reset filling machines as necessary
  • Set up & calibrate weighing scales as necessary
  • Assembling cartons, operating shrink wrap machine & cling film pallets
  • Loading & unloading vehicles inclusive of checking goods against delivery/collection notes & signing off as appropriate
  • Completing all necessary paperwork accurately ensuring labels, records etc., are completed, signed & passed on as required & to a high standard
  • Factory cleaning (daily & weekly schedule)
  • Comply with & maintain all that is required within industry standards & comply with duties under Health & Safety legislation
  • Ability to work under their own initiative in a fast moving environment
  • Other duties as directed by the Production Supervisor


Supporting Division Performance

  • Ensuring all packs comply with production requirements & accepted company quality standards, & that all defective packaging is marked up accordingly & the incident is brought to the Supervisor or Manager’s attention
  • Tale prompt & effective action with respect to weight variations of filled packs
  • Adhere to all working procedures & practices including immediately reporting any equipment malfunctions, spillages etc.
  • Maintain smart clean appearance at all times, together with good personal hygiene standards
  • Ensure the warehouse & all areas are kept in an orderly, tidy & safe manner following the clean as you go policy
  • Ensure that the Health & Safety of self & others is not impaired through maintaining good housekeeping & working practices.All accidents of whatever nature must be dealt with immediately, logged in the accident report book & reported to the operations manager
  • Maintain factory Quality Systems
  • The Production Operative has access to customer information & therefore requires discretion when discussing matters of job or company interest


Skills & Experience Required

  • Fork lift driving
  • Use of hand pallet truck, tanks, valves etc.
  • Numeracy & basic arithmetic
  • Handling spillages
  • Basic computer skills


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