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In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
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Other denominations

Production foreman; Chemical transformation manager; Team leader; Line manager; Production supervisor.

Description

Chemical processing companies stand out for their use of an integrated production process, in which all of the manufacturing phases (storage of raw materials and finished products, production and packaging) are carried out in the same plant. In recent years, alongside the emergence of increasingly stringent quality requirements, the process has begun to be comprehensively automated, requiring workers to adapt to new technologies. In particular this has led to manufacturing operators taking on greater responsibility and an increasingly important role played by middle managers in overseeing the different process operations. These positions include that of the chemical manufacturing technician, who is responsible for directly supervising the manufacturing and distribution tasks associated with a particular shift, line or product, including operation, cleaning, the starting up and shutting down of machines and the organisation of working groups, which entails notifying the production manager if any anomalies are detected. This professional, who is present at both large and medium-sized companies, is also responsible for preparing orders in the warehouse and ensuring compliance of internal quality, safety and environmental standards and procedures on the part of the operators and labourers for whom they are responsible. They must at all times guarantee that the end product complies with the conditions required to be subsequently marketed.

Tasks

  • Organise and manage the operation of production equipment or a production line.
    Organise the storeroom according to the identification, reception and dispatch of raw materials, taking into account transportation and distribution facilities.
    Monitor raw material stocks, initiate and carry out order proposal follow-up, ensuring that all of the materials and ingredients are available when needed.
    Control the weighing, labelling, transfer and storage of the raw materials to be used in the production process.
    Organise the work specified on the road map or manufacturing sheet drawn up by the production manager in a particular area, scheduling the use of equipment and materials and distributing tasks to manufacturing operatives and workers.
    Monitor the transportation of manufactured materials from one phase of the process to the next and ensure that work areas are kept clean and tidy.
    Establish maintenance plans for the machinery used, in line with process sequences.
    Write and devise operating procedures, protocols, record sheets or any other manufacturing, packaging, bottling and labelling documentation with the help of senior technicians
  • Supervise manufacturing facilities, ensuring that the equipment and auxiliary services required for the chemical process are kept ready, and execute manufacturing orders.
    Prepare an adjustment plan for the different temperature, pressure, level, flow rate and machine run time settings in order to enable adjustments to any changes in the production process.
    Draw up a production equipment check-list or monitoring sheet to determine the relevant maintenance requirements.
    Supervise manufacturing operations and equipment use, checking the raw materials introduced into the process and finished products.
    Draw up record sheets to assess the severity of any anomalies detected in equipment and facilities.
    Propose continuous improvement concepts applicable to the processes and organisation of production and auxiliary facilities, taking charge for productivity in his/her line of work.
    Sign the work permits required to carry out maintenance tasks on the equipment and facilities under his/her responsibility.
  • Supervise the fulfillment of quality parameters, health, safety and environmental standards across local operations.
    Assign the specified registration documents to every task.
    Organise the sampling and testing systems in his/her department.
    Identify quality checkpoints in his/her line of production.
    Evaluate safety measures in the warehouse and their signposting in accordance with current regulations.
    Ensure that first-aid supplies and emergency instructions are kept in perfect condition.
    Check the extent to which the work area fulfils safety regulations and draw up the relevant reports.


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