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The factory worker is someone who works within a factory in which products are manufactured. The responsibilities of the worker are dependent on the specific output of the factory. The work usually involves packaging, operating machinery, quality control or processing foods. There are many possible roles for a factory worker, depending on the type of factory and the work dynamics
The employee usually works either individually or part of a crew, and has to work according to strict rules and instructions. They are required to follow standard protocol regarding health and safety policies and procedures
No specific academic qualifications are required for this role, but it is expected that workers will posses knowledge of the products being manufactured in the factory of work. An understanding of quality control is also preferable as well as the ability to use machinery and work as part of a team. An understanding of health and safety legislation is an asset. Good timekeeping is essential with this job.
The average annual salary for a factory worker is £15,000 per year.
Factory or production workers are required to manufacture parts and goods for different companies and industries. Among sectors they work for are food and drink, pharmaceuticals, engineering, and construction. They work with other members in the same team under supervision of a shift leader. Duties of these workers are done in the production line, assembling goods or using machinery for other tasks.
Factory workers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Using forklift trucks.
• Assembling goods.
• Cleaning work areas.
• Monitoring production process.
• Grading batches of raw materials.
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