Hot End / IS Operator

Northern Ireland, County Fermanagh, Enniskillen
Up to £27802 per annum + bonus
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Anne Oxton
Contract Type
Full Time

To operate independently within a specific section, ensuring the smooth running of the IS machine and optimising its performance in line with Health & Safety procedures and quality standards.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Comply with Encirc health & safety and hygiene policies, operational procedures and regulations, including wearing the relevant PPE and being correctly attired at all times.
  • Comply with Encirc HE operations procedures and standards and carry out basic risk assessments, taking appropriate actions in emergency situations.
  • Maintain maximum production efficiency and minimum production down time, optimising IS machine performance
  • Make sure weight control systems are working properly and weight control is maintained to optimum.
  • Detect any defects in the glass and rectify using best practices.
  • Check bottle sets for defects and potential defects in a regular basis.
  • Communicate and report promptly to shift supervisor adverse results and escalate any potential or suspected quality defects or performance issues.
  • Input, record and monitor data, ensuring performance optimisation.
  • Ensure adequate supply of tools at all times
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy after work is completed, in accordance with housekeeping standards.


Business Knowledge

  • Previous experience working within a hot industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working in hot end glass manufacturing processes and procedures would be advantageous
  • Technical engineering background and/or understanding of engineering principles is desirable.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

  • High level of mechanical skills.
  • Ability to communicate and maintain good working relationships with colleagues at all levels.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also on its own with minimum daily supervision.
  • High quality standards

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