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Job Description

Job Title: Technician

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Hours: 3 shifts on a rotating basis (6-2,10-6 and 2-10).

Location: Berry M&H, Industrial Area, Ellough, Suffolk, NR34 7TB, UK


  • To work together with team in a flexible manner to achieve maximum productivity throughout the shift, liaising with the Shift Engineer to resolve problem areas.
  • Undertake machine and equipment safety checks prior to start up and complete appropriate paperwork.
  • To work with the Team Leader to achieve the Team Plans: e.g. Cleaning/Hygiene; Improvement Plans; Training Plans; Labour Plans.
  • Responsible for obtaining technical information, equipment and raw materials needed for start-up of jobs, to perform tool changes/colour changes and to accept new jobs into production.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient running and monitoring of production throughout the shift and for inspection, packing and identification of product to meet specifications.
  • To ensure highest quality standards are maintained and to work to Company Policy of zero defects.
  • To co-operate in providing cover during breaks periods and training sessions.
  • To produce output targets set by Team Leader.
  • Responsible for maintaining high standards of housekeeping and organisation and working to the 6 S’s system to achieve the requirements of the Housekeeping / Safety Audits.
  • Responsible for working safely and obeying all Company Safety Rules, using the appropriate safety equipment/clothing provided, carrying-out daily safety checks and reporting problems / hazards.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications, skills and knowledge:

Selection Criteria Method of candidate assessment
Polymer Processing certification preferred or competent through experience and/or internal training Application form
Educated to GCSE Grade C level Application form
Knowledge of plastics manufacturing industry Application form/interview
Engineering background / mechanical aptitude Application form/interview
Knowledge of either ISBM, EBM, IM processing Interview