Pouch Machine Operator

  • Job Reference: 00014188-1
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: CS Labels Ltd
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Packaging, Production, Finishing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

To operate a Pouch Machine with all related duties in Food Safe Environment.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

· Set up and operate Pouch machine and support equipment to form pouches of printed/ laminated/unsupported flexible plastic film and paper for use in making products for, but not limited to, food packaging.

· Set up and operate trim winding units.

· Read entire job ticket for information required for the set up and running of production order.

· Must possess the ability to read and understand the job specifications to properly ensure the finished product meets all customer expectation

· Identify defects found in production and communicate those to the packer to make sure those pouches affected are excluded from packing.

· Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs).

· Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments, as necessary, during production ASAP to minimalize waste of raw materials and time.

· Ensure the machine is operating in a safe condition with all safety equipment operational.

· Ensure that finished product is properly documented to provide traceability.

· Ensure that finished product is properly packed according to specification.

· Ensure a clean and safe work area.

· Optimize safety (food and workplace), quality, yield, and productivity

· Complete production paperwork.

· Other duties as assigned.

Food Safety Responsibilities

· Assure all products are manufactured in a safe, quality manner

· Assure compliance with all customer specifications

· Assure compliance with all GMP requirements

Equal Opportunities Statement:

CS Labels Ltd is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity in its employment practices.

Person Specification

Knowledge and experience:

  • Good knowledge of pouch converting process.
  • Self-motivated and practical.
  • Basic PC skills

Skills and abilities:

  • Well organised, with ability to effectively manage own time and prioritise work
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to produce jobs correctly and accurately first time.

· 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.

  • Able to achieve high levels of accuracy
  • To have a reliable, flexible, and systematic approach to work

Key Competencies

· Attention to detail.

· Teamwork

· Problem solving

· Making change work

Job Type: Full-time


  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • 8.5 hour double day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Willenhall: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)