Machine Operator

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

We are representing a fabulous company that are a rapidly growing dynamic supplier to the print and packaging industries. We have an opening for a production operative in our sheeting facility where we convert packaging materials from reel to sheet servicing a wide range of UK based printing and packaging companies.

We are looking for a candidate who ideally has sheeting/ conversion experience or a good level of experience from the packaging/ print trade and can demonstrate the following:

  • A good understanding of paper and board grades
  • Knowledge of paper weights
  • Knowledge of paper sizes
  • Experience of handling paper or board materials
  • Experience of working with/print packaging related machinery operating at high speeds
  • Good attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to overcoming issues
  • A strong team work ethic

Machine Operator Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a safe and clean working environment in the workplace
  • Carry out and document safety checks before commencement when operating machinery
  • Uphold the quality and hygiene standards required to meet the companies’ accreditations
  • Demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards challenges given
  • Undertake the movement of materials (raw and finished) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Follow documented works instruction carrying out checks to ensure adherence to quality
  • Operate sheeting machinery (or sections of the machine) in co-operation with other team members
  • Prepare materials required for the production of the expected orders.
  • Carry out and document quality checks at multiple stages of the production process
  • Contribute to the team’s efforts to meet production requirements
  • Wrap, strap and label products ensuring that it matches the product and meets the customers requirement
  • Undertake the loading and unloading of transport inbound and outbound as and when required
  • Co-operate with the team to effectively manage the work space to best accommodate material movements
  • Have a good awareness of the movement of people and vehicles within the work area to ensure safe practice at all times
  • Maintain a high level of time keeping
  • Communicate in a respectful and proactive manner with all staff
  • Must be able to work shifts (rotating weekly)

Machine Operator Remuneration

  • Temp to Perm
  • Full Time
  • £10.20/hour after probationary period

Job Features

Job CategoryTemporary, Term to Perm
Job IndustryIndustrial Vacancies

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