Laminator / Conversion Line Operator - Flexible Packaging

  • Job Reference: PK8242
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Future Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary: £24,000.00-£27,000.00 per year
  • Sector: Packaging, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description




Salary: £24,000.00-£27,000.00 per year + Benefits: Bonus scheme + Company Pension + Free parking

Monday to Friday Rotating Double days shift (6-2.30/2.30-11) Overtime Weekend availability

Our Client is a multi-award-winning company manufacturing and supplying flexible packaging. Currently recruiting for a flexible packaging converter. In this role, you will operate a Karlville Laminator (Thermal and Solventless) and a Karlville twin-web conversion line in a safe manner and produce quality film and pouches, meet production schedules and keep work area clean.

With a competitive salary, based upon experience, there are additional allowances and bonuses available. Training will be provided.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To operate a Karlville (KS-DSUP-400-GSW) Pouch Converter and a Karlville Lamiantor (Thermal and Solventless), whilst managing quality flexible pouches output.
  • To complete material/film lamination jobs when required.
  • Ensure pouches are converted to the customers' exact specification i.e. quantity specification, accessories etc
  • Ensure material/film is laminated according to specification supplied, with extra attention applied to maintaining quality processes to both the raw material and the finished roll
  • Ensure that machine is kept clean and maintained as per company and manufacturer standards together with maintenance sheets completed in-line with company requirements
  • Report any issues with machine to team leader and/or Production Director
  • Ensure own working environment is kept in good order with all materials used being stored correctly and safely in line with BRC and ISO14001 environmental requirements
  • Assist in general factory routines as and when required Ensuring that all policies for product quality, safety and hygiene are followed and that all incidents are reported immediately to Team Leader/Production Director

Person Specification Knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of operating a Karlville (or similar) pouch converting line
  • Experience of lamination processes within flexible packaging
  • Good working knowledge of flexible pouches construction and conversion
  • Good understanding of digital print and finishing
  • Self-motivated and practical
  • Basic PC skills

Skills, abilities and professional attributes:

  • Well organised, with ability to effectively manage own time and prioritise work Professional & hardworking
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to produce jobs correctly with high level of accuracy
  • Assertive and confident with the ability to ask for help and assistance when required Good interpersonal skills, with ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to changing priorities and the ability to work under pressure, turn around jobs within an agreed time frame Ability to work as part of a team
  • To have a reliable, flexible, and systematic approach to work Key Competencies Attention to detail
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Making change work
  • Ability to learn and adapt

Equal Opportunities Statement: Our Client is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity in its employment practices. Training will be provided COVID-19 considerations: Our site is Covid-19 secure. Thus business has continued to operate throughout the Pandemic and through our strict measures the impact to the organisation and its employees has been really mínimal thankfully