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Gluing Operator / Minder




£Competitive Salary + Pension Scheme + Excellent Benefits

Shift Patterns Available:

  • Continental shifts: 3x 12 hour shifts per week, on average. Rolling pattern of days and nights, 06:00-18:00 and 18:00-06:00. Block of 8 days off in the pattern approximately every month. 20 days annual leave inclusive of BH entitlement. Basic salary plus 33% shift allowance.
  • Double days: Mon-Fri 06:00-13:30, 10:30-18:00 alternating weeks. 25 days leave plus BHs. Salary plus 20% shift allowance.

Our Client is a leading manufacturer of printed folded cartons based in West Yorkshire, they are currently looking to recruit a Gluing Machine Operator to join their team. As a Gluing Machine Operator, you will be responsible for setting the gluing machine to glue and fold the printed cartons in accordance with the requirements of the customer and ensuring all safety and quality requirements are followed. You will work closely with the Team Leader when assisting a small team of Gluing Assistant to maximise efficiencies of the machine.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with Gluing Assistant to ensure the products are correctly identified
  • Move work into feeding area to ensure that one job at a time is processed in each area
  • Ensuring the products are effectively packed in the correct corrugated boxes
  • Carry out quality checks
  • Provide samples according to documented instructions ensuring there is a satisfactory quality of the product
  • Ensure good housekeeping, and that the machine area is cleaned down after each job
  • Inspect products for defects and issues during the packing process
  • Communicate any product issues to the appropriate department
  • Follow the company's health and safety policies
  • Bring any areas of risk to the Managers attention
  • Work with the quality department to certify the finished product meets the customer and industry standards
  • General duties directed by the department Supervisor/Manager
  • Working effectively in a team, assisting your colleagues when needed

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of running Gluing/Folding Machines
  • Experience of Bobst Machines(Not essential)
  • Fast learner who has a good attention to detail
  • Able to work shift patterns
  • Understanding of safety, quality and continuous improvement techniques

Gluing Operator / Minder

West Yorkshire
no work experience required
High school
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 19 Jan 2022

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