A process operator’s role is normally quite varied. They are primarily responsible for using equipment along the production line to ensure goods are manufactured and packaged correctly, ready for distribution. Moreover, they may be responsible for ensuring the smooth and accurate operation of machinery.
What does a Process Operator do?
Ensuring goods meet quality standards
Reporting any machinery or safety issues to a supervisor or technician
Maintaining records of operations by updating process logbooks
Following safety procedures when operating machinery
Maintaining a clean and organised workspace
Skills that a production/process operator must possess include ability to use logic, proficiency for accuracy and ability to work well in a team. Other skills that process operators may possess include:
Basic maths skills to calculate decimals and percentages
Good problem-solving skills
Good written and oral communication
Ability to lift, load and unload heavy items
Contact the Food & Drink Team
Email the Food & Drink Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.