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Machine Operator - Labels




£22K - £24K + 20% Shift Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Private Healthcare + Pension (matched up to 7%) + Life Assurance + Income Protection + Sick Pay Scheme + Cycle To Work Scheme, EAP, Death in Service benefit (3 x salary)

Hours of Work - Double Day Shift:
* 1 Week of 6.15am till 2.15pm (8hr day with a 30-minute lunch break) 37.5hrs per week
* 1 Week of 1.45pm till 22.15pm Monday to Thursday (8.5hr days with a 30 min break), then Friday 1.45pm till 7.15pm (5.5hrs no break on this day) 37.5hrs per week

Our client, a Labels Company based in Lancashire, is currently looking to grow their team with the appointment of a Machine Operator. The main function of the role is to set up, operate and dismantle a variety of colour press and ancillary equipment.

*Labels experience is essential*

*The ideal candidate will also have experience operating flexographic printing machines such as Nilpeter machines or RFID.*

Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the functions and basic mechanical workings of most machines under limited supervision
  • Have a good knowledge of water based and UV Inks
  • Follows work order instructions and performs labelling requirements
  • Adhere to productivity standards
  • Contributes primarily through the execution of defined processes and procedures but may make suggestions for process improvement
  • Ability to resolve a variety of problems of limited complexity by following highly detailed instructions or procedures
  • Transmit and receive basic information related to role in order to carry out duties
  • Builds productive working relationships internally, generally within the immediate department or the team
  • Learn policies and procedures and how to apply them to the issues experienced in routine activities
  • Learn and closely follow processes and directions
  • Receive direct supervision for routine work, new projects or assignments
  • Train other team members.
  • Follow the shared values
  • Performs appropriate functional quality tests for operations performed on all equipment
  • Have a working knowledge of job-related policies and procedures
  • Complies with all required safety practices and regulations
  • Trains new Operators in finishing operations
  • To produce rolls of self-adhesive labels, tickets and tags
  • Consistently achieve productivity targets
  • Maintain optimum quality at all times
  • Complete accurate job records - time recording
  • Maintain optimum Health and Safety standards and keep press and work area clean at all times

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Good general level education.
  • 1 - 2 years of related experience operating finishing and/or label conversion equipment
  • Mechanical Abilities
  • Ability to work efficiently with others
  • Ability to work with light to medium machinery
  • Experience of operating high speed production machinery
  • Experience of working on a production environment to high quality standards and meeting targets and deadlines
  • General computer skills and numerical skills
  • Ability to use initiative with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexible approach with the ability to follow detailed instructions

Machine Operator - Labels

no work experience required
£20,000 - £24,999

Published on 29 Mar 2022

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