Conversion / Slitter Machine Operator

Job Description

NEW VACANCY! (PK8249)

CONVERSION / SLITTER MACHINE OPERATOR

COMMUTABLE AREAS: GREATER MANCHESTER, CHESHIRE, LANCASHIRE

Salary £28,400 + Pension + Healthcare

The role operates 12-hour shifts across a 4-week Continental shift pattern. A willingness to work a shift pattern covering days, nights and weekends is essential. ( Please contact me for actual hours)

Our Client are a leading flexible packaging manufacturer supplying a range of film, bags, laminates and pouches into food markets throughout the UK.

Currently recruiting for a Conversion & Slitting Operator to be responsible for setting and maintaining conversion machinery to slit, macro punch and micro perf a range of plastic film. Working in a safe and controlled manner in line with the required standards and operating procedures. You will be responsible for understanding the customer requirements for the product and ensuring that they are followed to the highest possible standard throughout the production run.

We are ideally looking for employees that have machine setter/operator experience, but not essential as full training will be given.

Skills and Attributes:
Previous manufacturing experience
Ability to read and follow customer specification to set up the slitting machine to perform slitting, punch holes and hot needle perforation holes
Maintain quality during the production run including regular quality checks of samples
Operate processes in line with lean manufacturing techniques to maintain machine efficiency at all times
Bagging, labelling and palletisation of slit reels in line with customer requirements
Ability to work to schedules, utilising line side computer to follow a production plan
Working to the site clean as you go policy at all times
Completion of daily production report detailing shift/order output including weights and meterage calculations
Operate in line with site health and safety, environmental and quality standards

Rewards and Benefits:
Competitive pay structure with opportunity for overtime
Shift pattern that benefits from 1 week off every month
Internal training courses
Auto enrolment in workplace pension scheme
Death in service of two years' salary
Friendly atmosphere
Progression
Employee of the Month Award (monthly and annually)
Holiday entitlement 21 days inclusive of Bank Holidays (increasing to 22 days after 2 years of continuous service)
Company Sick Pay Scheme (available after 12 months of continuous service)
Refer a Friend Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme