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Job Title
Machine Operator
£19,044 - £19,044
Expected Duration

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading manufacturer in their search for a Machine Operator to work in their leading facility in Telford

Due to the nature of the business, the hiring manager is looking for someone with previous food packaging/printing experience.

For the successful Machine Operators our client is offering;

  1. Permanent position 
  2. Starting salary of 19,044.48, opportunities to progress once you have passed a probation period
  3. 12-hour shift patterns rotating days and nights (42-hour average working week)
  4. Free parking
  5. Training and development opportunities

The Role of the Machine Operators will include:

  1. Set up the machine by fitting clean lacquer, tanks, pumps, trays, pressure rolls and doctor blades
  2. Changeover of machine after completion of each job
  3. Threads the machine, by hand, with the materials needed, i.e. foil, tissue, film, etc. and puts lacquer, colour and adhesives/waxes into the correct trays and operates pumps and tanks to maintain a suitable flow
  4. Load new rolls of foil, tissue or film and identify any defective material produced for the benefit of subsequent processes.
  5. Complete quality control checks
  6. Complete the necessary documentation for the job and BS 5750
  7. Input data onto the SRS computer system.
  8. Thread the machine before running
  9. Identify any defective material produced
  10. Keep the machine and equipment in a clean and tidy condition
  11. Operation of computer on-line

What our client is looking for in a Machine Operator:

  1. Previous experience within the packaging/print industry - ESSENTIAL
  2. Understanding/experience of Coating Machines
  3. Understand the information on the order cards
  4. Experience with overhead hoists, hand trucks, electric trucks, scales and viscosity cups preferred
  5. Willing attitude to progress and develop within the business

Alternative job titles;

Machine Setters, Conversion Operators, Extrusion Operators, Print Assistants, Slitters

Commutable From;

Telford, Broseley, Bridgnorth, Shifnal, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury


For further information about this and other positions please apply now 

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Telford) who are operating as a recruitment agency, agent, agencies, employment agency or employment business.

Job Reference: JOB-8878

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