Extrusion Machine Operative

Location: Coleraine

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 21 June 2023

Salary: £10.90 per hour increasing to £11.80 per hour plus 25% shift uplift

Extrusion Machine Operative


The purpose of the Extrusion Machine Operative is to support the Production Manager in ensuring that the Amsorb extrusion line operates optimally, helping the department manufacture Armstrong Medical Products. This role is to follow a continental shift pattern. 


  • Operating machinery in a continuous running environment. 
  • Accurate completion of works orders in accordance with the Device Master Record. 
  • Assisting the maintenance team with basic planned maintenance, including the disassembly/assembly of key components. 
  • Mixing raw materials, recording data and adjusting settings in line with SPC charts. 
  • Carrying out accurate stock checks of raw materials, including notification of shortages to Department Manager. 
  • Correct identification of all finished goods and raw materials both pre and post production 
  • Monitoring quality of all work in progress as well as finished goods. 
  • Reporting issues liable to prevent the smooth and efficient running of the department to the management. 
  • Assisting the Supervisor or Department Manager with cleaning of plant and machinery and general housekeeping. 
  • Work within the guidelines set by Quality System at all times including input of accurate data into Production Records. 


  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity at work policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible. 
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the company’s’ Health and Safety policy. 
  • To adhere to the company’s Quality policy and Environmental policy. 
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required.  



  • Machine operation in a manufacturing environment 
  • Good attendance record 
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to be flexible and carry out manual tasks as requested 
  • Previous manufacturing experience 


  • FLT experience 
  • Experience working with automated lines and product inspection 
  • Experience in carrying out quality checks 



  • Working within the production team.  
  • Reporting to the Department Manager. 


  • None 
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