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

Knowledge

  • Cosmetics

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

  • Cosmetics ingredients

    A variety of sources cosmetics are composed of ranging from crushed insects to rust.

Skills

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Verify product specifications

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

  • 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.

  • Weigh materials

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

  • 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.

  • Check the production schedule

    Check the daily and long term schedules for rehearsal, training, performances, season, tour, etc., taking into account the project timeline and all the preparations required by the production.

  • Prepare raw materials

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

  • Manufacture cosmetics

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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