Cut & Crease Machine Operator - Cartons

£Open (Depending on Experience)
10 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Hollie James
Job Function
Machinery operator
Contract Type
Full Time



SOUTH WALES (Please contact me for further details)

£Open (Depending on Experience) + 26 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays

Hours of Work - Monday to Friday, Day Shift
36hrs - 7am to 3.15pm, Monday to Thursday and 7am till 12pm, Friday

Our client is a privately owned folding carton manufacturer based in the South Wales, supplying to a range of markets including confectionary and pharmaceutical. They cover all carton styles including Crashlock, Snaplock, 4 Corner, 6 Corner, Counter Display and Shelf Ready Packaging (to name a few). They manufacture cartons for some of the UK's largest brands in solid board, foil, corrugated and plastic substrates and have been established for over 75 years.

They are currently looking to recruit a Cut & Crease Machine Operator to join their production team.

The ideal candidate will be a fully trained and capable machine operator with experience operating Cut and Crease Machinery. Previous experience of setting Pre-Makeready Pin Stripping Chases and Operating Iberica Die-cutting Machinery with inline stripping units (or similar) would be advantageous.

Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Achieve KPIs and quality levels set by the Line Manager
  • Ensure day to day running of the Die Cutting Machines, in line with S.O.Ps, and specific customer requirements
  • Monitor and control carton quality
  • Maximise machine efficiencies
  • Minimise Downtime
  • Ensure all standard operating procedures are adhered to (e.g. PPE, Health & Safety, hygiene and operational standards)
  • Complete all related paperwork and input data accurately to ensure carton quality checks can be carried out, as per training given
  • Ensure machine speeds are always optimised
  • Ensure any defect is highlighted to Team Leader and QA Department and that it is flagged correctly
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Good Knowledge and experience of carton construction and operating Die Cutting Machines
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal)
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible - a Team Player
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates "can do" attitude
  • Good attendance and timekeeping
  • Ability to problem solve and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

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