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Job for Entry Level Production Assistant (Machine Operator) at a Leading Manufacturing Company


W-Holistic Business Solutions – Our client, a manufacturing company based in Lagos, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates, to fill the position below:

Job Title: Production Assistant (Machine Operator)

: Lagos


  • Set up machines at the beginning of production to ensure proper working order.
  • Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally during the production procedures.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot machines during machine operation to ensure optimum running.
  • Maintain, clean and calibrate machines before and after production, and perform safety checks on every machine.
  • Insert all production materials in the various parts of the machine where they are supposed to be to enhance production output.
  • Follow clients’ specification(s) as directed and ensure availability of all production materials to avoid shortage during production.
  • Run machines to produce items as directed.
  • Operate and maintain all types of heavy equipment.
  • Translate the blueprints and dimensions on drawings to perform aligning, loading, operating, and other related tasks.
  • Monitor the machine operations to see that the finished products and components aptly match with the quality and quantity constraints of the company.
  • Ensure that regular and preventative maintenance procedures are carried out periodically, to optimize products from machines.
  • Assist in repairing machines.
  • Feed information to the Production Officer, akin to the condition of the machine and other equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • O/L or Technical College
  • 2 to 3 years work experience, with at least 1 year relevant experience

Competencies and Skills:

  • Hardworking
  • Honest and accountable
  • Ability to learn fast
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals
  • Good knowledge of mechanical devices, and handle heavy equipment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attentive to details and instructions
  • Critical thinking

Deadline: 7th June, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s (not more than 2 pages) and application Letters (including the following below), to: whbsjobcentre@gmail.com  with the subject – ‘Application for Production Assistant (Machine Operator)’.

Application Letter should include:

  • The Job Title the candidate is applying for.
  • Why the applicant feels he/she is a good fit for the job
  • Current Employment Status: if currently working, the applicant should state why he/she would want to leave his/her current employment.
  • Achievements in previous job(s). e.g. brainstormed with colleagues to repair a new machine
  • Intended contributions to proposed job (if given the job)


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