Machine Operators - Llay

Location: Wrexham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £26000
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Our client based in Llay, Wrexham is currently looking for a number of Machine Operators to join their team on a permanent basis.


Duties to include;

  • Ensuring all guards are in position and observe all H & S aspects whilst operating the machine.
  • Ensuring the machine is clean maintained and free of tools.
  • Ensuring area under the machine is always kept clean.
  • Responsible for all mechanical and quality aspects and checks related to applying glue to a bag
  • Responsible for all mechanical and quality aspects related to bag handles
  • Carry out a series of mechanical set up machine adjustments according to product size
  • Carry out all printing of bags in relation to the samples and proof.
  • Responsible for checking product at 15-minute intervals to ensure bag has sufficient glue, is formed correctly, is according to specification and is fit for use
  • Ensuring the machine is clean maintained and free of tools.
  • Responsible for completely carrying out all quality checks on product quality records every hour ensuring manufacture is as per specification.
  • Run machines at the speeds they are capable of and make production targets
  • Operate to Production Targets and produce set targets on all shifts and complete production records on time
  • Willingness to act in roles such as Planning Coordinator, Fire Marshall, First Aid, Covid Officer (training provided)


Successful candidates;

  • Mechanical engineering Diploma qualification or ITI or equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude and proven ability
  • Must have 2 years’ experience minimum running Paper Bag mechanical machinery
  • Experience in a fast paced, quality focussed production environment.
  • Able to work as part of a production team with colleagues and assist if required.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-moving environment to standards and standard manufacturer set machine speeds.
  • Excellent time keeping with excellent internal customer focus and support.
  • Committed to Health & Safety and hygiene standards.
  • Fluent in English
  • Team player with an open and friendly personality with a can-do attitude.
  • Able to problem solve mechanical issues
  • Working to tight production and change-over deadlines
  • Able to work methodically and achieve production KPIs
  • Probation period of 6 months


Working Hours;

Monday to Friday – shift patterns



 £26k per year



  • PPE provided
  • Free car parking
  • 20 days holidays plus 9 bank holidays