Profession cosmetics production machine operator

Cosmetics production machine operators tend machinery for the manufacturing of cosmetic products by setting up the machines and tools, cleaning and maintaining the equipment and abiding by the production schedule.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Cosmetics ingredients

    Variety of sources coosmetics are composed of ranging from crushed insects to rust.

  • Cosmetics

    The various types of substances used to enhance the appearance of the human body.

Skills

  • Manufacture cosmetics

    Prepare cosmetic products, possibly customised for customers with specific needs, such as lotions, soaps, face masks or salves.

  • Conform with production requirements

    Conform with production requirements by reading the production schedule and adjusting temperature to the actual humidity, size and type of the products which will be dried.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

  • Check the production schedule

    Check the daily and long term schedules for rehearsal, training sessions, performances, season, tour, etc. Check the project timeline to be aware of the expectations of time dedication, paying special attention to calls for training sessions, rehearsals, costume fittings, makeup, hair and props, trips, holidays, set-up time, warm-up or stretching period during the day planning, rehearsal time, break times, time and duration of performances, tear-down/strike time, etc. More over this skill is related to transversal skills like:Process information, attend to detail, Meet commitments, work efficiently.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Weigh materials

    Weigh materials and products, record weight and other relevant data on tags or labels.

  • Verify product specifications

    Check heights, colour and other attributes of finished product against specifications.

  • Follow production schedule

    Follow production schedule taking into account all requirements, times and needs. This schedule outlines what individual commodities must be produced in each time period and encapsulates various concerns like production, staffing, inventory, etc. It is usually linked to manufacturing where the plan indicates when and how much of each product will be demanded. Utilise all the information in the actual implementation of the plan.

  • Prepare raw materials

    Prepare and measure the basic materials that are needed to produce goods and finished products.

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Set up machine controls

    Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.

Optional knowledge and skills

conduct cleaning in place chemistry cosmetics industry calculate concentrations adjust manufacturing equipment perform blending operations good manufacturing practices validate raw materials using adequate equipment manage manufacturing documentation allergic cosmetics reactions inspect quality of products conform to cosmetics regulatory requirements perfume and cosmetic products clean industrial containers keep records of work progress

Common job titles

  • Machine operators - aiken
  • Machine operator
  • General labor & assembly
  • Production operator
  • Production - blender/mixer/compounding batches
  • Entry level blending operator
  • Winding
  • Production operator - n charleston (continuous recruitment requisition)