Window Patch / Gluing Operator - Cartons

Bucks/Beds/Northants/ Herts / Cambs (Please contact me for further location details)
£11.00 Per Hour + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Overtime Available + Pension
08 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Cartonboard, Food
Job Function
Machinery operator
Contract Type
Full Time


BUCKS/BEDS/NORTHANTS/ HERTS / CAMBS (Please contact me for further location details)

£11.00 Per Hour + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Overtime Available + Pension (Auto-Enrolled After 3 Months Service - Currently At 1% And The Company Matches Contributions Up To 3%)

Hours of Work:

  • Monday to Thursday - 8:00am to 4:30pm (1/2 Hour Unpaid Lunch Break)
  • Friday – 8:00am to 1:30pm (With No Lunch Break)

This may move onto a shift pattern in the future  - shift premium would be time and a quarter on basic rate

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 Window Patch / Gluing Operator to join their team.

The ideal Candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience on Heiber & Schroder and/or Kohmann Window Patchers and within a similar high-turnover manufacturing environment.

Principle Purpose of Job:

  • To ensure the quality of finished work and compliance with company BS EN ISO 9002 (1994) Operating Procedures.
  • To set the window patch machines in accordance with the works instructions.
  • To ensure the machine is running at its optimum to maximise efficiencies
  • To ensure that all areas around the window patching section are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • To work with the Finishing Manager to ensure all sundry stock levels for window patching film, glue and stencils are maintained.
  • To ensure all assistants are working in a safe manner
  • To ensure that the machine is fully compliant to all H&S requirements.
  • To ensure that all information relating to the machine output is recorded correctly

Key Tasks:

  • To monitor the quality of work being produced checking that it is stacked and labelled on the pallets correctly ready to leave the department - To report any quality issues immediately to either the Finishing Manager, Finishing supervisors or Q.C.
  • To make sure all sets are carried out using the master sample in the job bag, correct film type and film sizes are used - Any deviances have concessions raised and authorised by Finishing Manager.
  • To ensure the machine is running to the maximum output for the product without jeopardising the quality
  • To make sure that the areas around the machine are cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Liaising regularly with the Finishing Manager to ensure that suitable film, stencils and glue are available for production
  • To advise the Finishing Manager if any of the operators are not working in a safe manner as set out in form reference numbers SDM/234 Safe working instructions for feeding and SDM/244 safe working instructions for taking off.
  • To ensure that all machine stop buttons and guards are in place and working correctly.  Any faults must be reported to the Finishing Manager or Chief Engineer immediately.
  • Monitor and record machine production figures and make sure all timesheets and job bags are filled in correctly.