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Req ID:  88506
Function:  Supply Chain
Posted:  May 26, 2023

Ashford, KEN, GB, TN2 4AQ

Pressing Powder Operator




Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit




As Operator you will work as part of a Production/Manufacturing Team to achieve optimum performance and maximise Health and Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Productivity in accordance with business standards, policies, procedures and best practice.


Key Success Measures

  • Motivated and engaged
  • High standards of hygiene, quality and safety are maintained
  • Achievement of the target KPIs
  • The department achieving volumes required as per RCCP




  • Fixed shifts, guaranteed 38.5 hrs Monday to Friday (early finish Friday)
  • Shift allowance on top of basic
  • Optional weekend overtimes paid at double (including shift allowance)
  • Generous leave policies (including carers)
  • Private medical insurance (taxable benefit)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Staff shop (up to 75% off RRP)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus a day off for your birthday (paid)




Driving for Results

  • Operate production line/Vessels
  • Complete all Product Changeovers/Set ups following appropriate processes using relevant equipment.
  • Participates in and make positive contributions to continuous improvement activities as required (Rapid Improvement Events, Projects, Root Cause Problem Solving (RCPS).
  • Seeks opportunities to learn new skills and to develop new team members supporting organisational needs.
  • Ensures that targets are achieved to a high-quality standard whilst maintaining customer demands
  • Prepares and conducts SMART shift handovers to meet business commitments.
  • Carries out all changeover tasks – format and shade to relevant training and procedures.
  • Carries out planned maintenance tasks to schedule – autonomous maintenance.
  • Embrace possibilities and suggest improvements
  • Understand and successfully achieve KPI targets
  • Follow basic trouble shooting processes to address issues
  • Participate in incident analysis and elaboration plan of action
  • Understand and participate, if required, in daily department reviews
  • Ensure good knowledge of procedures, techniques and equipment


GMP Standards

  • Promote high standards of Health and Safety, QA and Hygiene
  • Completes set up sheets and centre lines and records changes
  • Follow all written work instructions 
  • Ensures that Automatic Checking Device (ACD) is working and in use at all times unless otherwise agreed with your Team Leader.
  • Use internal systems and provide quality and micro samples to required frequency.
  • Ensure adherence to 5S methodology
  • Ensure working area and equipment area is cleaned in a timely manner in accordance with process
  • Interprets Quality Measures and reacts to non - compliance (including quality reports) and escalates concerns to management.




  • Own it, drive It! I am accountable, relentless and tenacious.
  • Be brave and go beyond. I go the extra mile, because targets are there to be beaten.
  • Live beauty, breathe beauty. I love beauty, know beauty and want to reinvent beauty for my consumers.
  • Win for the team. Coty is my work family and a win is only a win if it’s for the entire team.
  • Think like a start-up.  I’ll beat the big guys by acting fast with new ideas executed superbly.




  • Effective teamwork
  • Strive to achieve results
  • Work to high standards
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Proactively expands own knowledge and skills beyond role




  • Physical fitness required to perform the inherent duties of the role




  • Ensure the workplace is safe and without risks to health both physical and psychological.
  • Reduce the risk of injury or illness in the workplace so far as reasonably practicable.
  • Take care of your own health and safety and the safety of others.
  • Avoid short cuts which could put yourself or someone else at risk.
  • Cooperate with Coty when they are taking action to improve health and safety.
  • Follow safety policies and procedures including wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required and ensure the team are compliant also.
  • Report and investigate work-related hazards, incidents and near misses.
  • Complete all required health and safety training.
  • Other health and safety duties as required from time to time
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Ashford