Production Technician – Kilroot

Employer Information



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The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group. With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

Principal Duties:

  • Practise and promote good housekeeping and 5S techniques. Ensuring all team members are promoting the same techniques within their production cells.  
  • Responsible for training of all team members, help develop training needs and implement training plans as required  
  • Drive cell ownership with all team members, ensuring all information is shared and understood.  
  • Taking a lead role in communication sharing between shifts and support departments.  
  • Take the lead role in TPM, 5s, and Health and safety activities. Responsible for creating/auditing machining cell daily 5s and health and safety audits.  
  • Deputise for the Manufacturing Supervisor in their absence. Ensuring all teams members are working in the correct safe manner and following all processes and procedures within the department.  
  • Lead daily production review and morning meetings, participate in weekly production reviews along with cell engineer  

Please see attached job description for more duties

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a machining/manufacturing environment  
  • Has demonstrated the ability to complete the principle duties on the Job Description   
  • Previous experience in delivering on-the-job training   
  • Competent and good knowledge of operational and quality   
  • Demonstrated commitment to HSE, housekeeping and 5S principles  
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping record  
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written  
  • Customer focus and teamwork skills  
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills   
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment

Desirable Criteria:

  • Currently working in a Senior Operator role within the Machine Shop  (internal only)

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

Shortlisting and Interviews:

  • Shortlisting – 18th June 2024
  • Interviews – 21st June 2024

If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

  • Permanent
  • Kilroot
  • Closing date: Monday 17 Jun 2024
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