Machine Operator

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Looking for a machine operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery for our partner business in the Stone area. Looking for a reliable individual with a keen eye for detail and safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 teamwork ethic

Machine Operator Requirements

  • 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 company’s accreditation’s.
  • Demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards the 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 teams efforts to meet production requirements.
  • Wrap, strap and label product ensuring that it matches the product and meets the customer 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.
  • Have either paper and board experience and/or machine operating experience.

Hours and Rate

  • Monday – Friday; 06:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00 (rotating shifts)
  • £8.60 p/hour


Send a current CV for the attention of Diana Birzan or call on 01785 819880 for more details.

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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