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Plant Operator Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Plant Operator. As part of the production team, you will oversee daily plant operations, personally controlling machinery using a centralised control unit or direct controls. In addition to managing operations, you will schedule maintenance for equipment and perform repairs as required. This position requires considerable professional experience in a manufacturing environment, and our ideal candidate also possesses strong computer proficiency, mechanical skills, and strong problem-solving abilities.

    Plant Operator Responsibilities

  • Oversee plant operations via a computerised monitoring system
  • Control and manipulate machinery and equipment via a central operating unit
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance as necessary
  • Schedule worn or malfunctioning equipment for repairs

Plant Operator Requirements

  • Four years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Problem-solving and organisational skills
  • Strong computer proficiency and familiarity with computerised manufacturing systems
  • Experience managing crews
  • Forklift experience
  • Mechanical expertise and knowledge of basic hand and power tools

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