Acticoat Process Technician – Smith+Nephew – Hull

  • Hull


Role Title

Acticoat Process Technician (18 month FTC)


Hull, UK


Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits on offer, including generous pension.


At Smith+Nephew, we believe in our products. We believe that through innovation, development and supporting our clientele and patients we can help others achieve a Life Unlimited!

We are looking for a Process Technician to come and join our Acticoat team for an 18 month contract on our 42 hour average shift pattern. The successful candidate will control and supervise the operation of the Acticoat coating process, including machine operation, autonomous maintenance, control of material movements and the control and reconciliation of high value raw materials. You will be responsible for driving the highest standards of Safety, Quality and Delivery requirements and will have an in depth knowledge and understanding of all processes within the Acticoat coating area and is able to support and mentor colleagues on your skills, experience and knowledge.

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Essential Job Functions

  • Operate across all Acticoat Coating area machinery to desired yield & efficiency levels on a shift based working pattern.
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude for machine changeovers and autonomous maintenance.
  • Act on own initiative, being self-managed when correcting running issues.
  • Check all operations adhere to all HSE standards and lead in HSE activities to help identify root cause issues and ensure processes are running as safely as possible.
  • Ensure SAP system and material requirements for production are carried out in a timely manner, liaising with relevant departments when required.
  • Lead continuous improvement activity ensure we are working as efficiently as possible.
  • To actively engage and drive individual performance using performance management system, as well as coaching and skills assessment for the winder needs of the team.
  • Requirements

    The successful candidate will ideally be apprentice trained and educated to ONC/HNC or HND level in a science or engineering field and have1-2 years’ experience in a relevant technical environment.


    If you share our passion for groundbreaking innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you.

    We actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients. We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone. It’s more than business at Smith+Nephew – it’s personal. What we do every day, changes lives every day. Healthcare is in Smith+Nephew’s DNA. From a single pharmacy in Hull, UK to a presence in over 100 countries, we’ve spent more than a century and a half working at the leading edge of medical technology. At Smith+Nephew, you will find a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about the communities where we live and work.

    Join us as we continue to make our work personal, to innovate and to develop devices that help to restore patients’ bodies, and enable them to regain their futures.


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