Reports to: Production Foreperson/Leading Hand

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Simple assembly operations, either hand or machine assisted
  • Weigh/packing operations or simple operations such as: Training for batch type operations; Filling drums, gas cylinders; and Machine feeder.
  • Not required to adjust machinery.
  • Ensure safety requirements are met.

Examples: Paper products machine operator; guillotine operator; launderer; meat/fish processing worker; cereal machine operator; wine making machine operator; plastics/rubber goods assembler; wood products assembler; spinner and weaver.

Typical qualifications and experience:Unskilled worker requiring very little training. New employees with no previous experience can be taught in one or two days; may require close supervision, for up to 3 months work procedure rigidly defined.