Conversion Operator / Team Leader - Bags

6 days left

Greater Manchester
Rates of pay dependent on proven experience
01 Feb 2018
01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time




Rates of pay dependent on proven experience
Hours: 6:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
20 days holidays plus bank holidays

Conversion Operator & Team Leader required for a busy manufacturer of carrier bags and packaging to the retail and industrial sectors. Our client offers quick turnaround including fast-track service on a selection of packaging products. High volume production capabilities allow for a high quality and efficient competitive response to orders.

Successful candidates will supervise the department while also running a machine.

Core requirements:

  • Experience of bag/pouch converting machines is essential, with at least 2 years’ experience in the flexible packaging industry.
  • Any machinery such as Polyquick, Lemo, Windmoller, Woodbank or Flexiloop experience is preferred.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude, good organisation, leadership and communication skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate the machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines and customer requirements.
  • Selecting materials for the job.
  • Work to ISO 9000 standards.
  • Check for conformance to specifications.
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to the team.
  • Organise workflow by assigning responsibilities according to schedules.
  • Oversee and coach employees.
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.
  • Check production output according to specifications.
  • Submit reports on performance and progress.
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards.

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