Cut & Crease Machine Minder - Cartons (4 Day Week)

  • Job Reference: PK8253
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Future Recruitment Ltd
  • Website: https://www.futurerecruitment.com
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Overtime Available
  • Sector: Packaging, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

NEW VACANCY! (PK8253)

CUT & CREASE MACHINE MINDER - CARTONS (4 DAY WEEK)

*** FULL OR PART TIME AVAILABLE ***

COMMUTABLE FROM BEDFORDSHIRE / HERTFORDSHIRE / CAMBRIDGESHIRE / BUCKINGHAMSHIRE / NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Hourly Rate: £17.00 - £19.50 per hour (Dependent on Experience)+ 20 Days Holiday (increases with length of service to 25) + Bank Holidays + Overtime Available (1.25 during the week and 1.5 at the weekend) + Pension + Death in Service

Hours of Work: 4 DAY WEEK: Monday to Wednesday - 6:00am to 3:30pm
Thursday - 6:00am to 3:00pm

THERE IS ALSO THE OPTION TO WORK PART TIME

!!! RELOCATION HELP ON OFFER !!!

Our client is a privately owned, well-established and profitable manufacturer of printed folded cartons for the food sector. They are currently looking for a Cut & Crease Machine Minder. You will be working with Cut & Crease Machine Minders, Print Machine Minders, Warehouse Operatives and Engineers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proven recent and significant experience of setting up and running blanking
  • Proven ability to train and mentor other minders
  • Able to demonstrate potential to act as Lead / Supervisor, or previous supervisory / lead experience
  • Ensure the quality of cut and creased work and compliance with the company ISO 9001:2015, OHSAS18001, ISO14001, BRC and any other standards and operating procedures which become applicable to the company in the future
  • Obtain the best possible production levels at all times
  • Vary overtime working hours to optimise production
  • Ensure that the relevant cutting and creasing machine is maintained, kept clean and efficiently run
  • Liaise regularly with the Production Manager and planner to ensure the most efficient production within the overall production plan
  • Ensure that the machine is fully operational at all times
  • Make every effort to restart production when the machine is not operational
  • Work with the Production Manager, assist in training other operatives, and / or machine assistants, to provide adequate cover and make a bigger contribution on the machine
  • In liaison with the Production Manager, become experienced on the other cutting and creasing machines to provide adequate cover as and when required
  • Liaising with the Chief Engineer with regard to breakdown and planned maintenance
  • For unprinted work, liaise with the Board Warehouseman with regard to the availability and priority of board
  • Achieve agreed targets for waste levels
  • Ensure the Production Manager, or delegate, is kept fully informed
  • Achieve weekly and monthly agreed production targets
  • Minimal numbers of customer complaints and rejections because of wrong or bad cutting and creasing

Requirements:

  • Recent, relevant and proven machine minder experience, specifically in Bobst 102 or 142 Flat-bed die cutting
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions
  • Work well under pressure whilst looking for continual improvements
  • Meet the physical demands of the post with frequent lifting of light and moderately heavy items
  • Ability to work well within a small team with good listening and communication skills

Overtime Available: Typically, 'til 6pm Mondays to Thursdays, 6am to 2pm on Fridays and 6am to 12pm on Saturdays