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Large Machine Operative

Job description
  • Hawarden, Deeside, UK
  • 20-30K
  • Temp to perm,
  • Machine operators / setters, Warehouse and Logistics, Warehouse operatives ,
  • FLI-IP-LargeMachineOP
  • 14/03/2024
Job description

Main Purpose of role

Operate the machine in a safe manner against the production plan to produce good quality product


Hours of work & Pay: 

Three shift rotation:

Monday to Thursday                 06.00am – 02.00pm (days)

                                        02.00pm – 10.00pm (afternoons)

                                        10.00pm – 06.00am (nights)

Friday                                            06.00am – 11.00am (days)

                                        11.00am – 04.00pm (afternoons)

                                        02.00pm – 07.00pm or 04.00pm – 09.00pm (nights)



Days & Afternoons: £12.19 per hour & Overtime £15.24 per hour


Nights: £12.19 per hour + £2.56 per hour shift allowance (£14.75) & Overtime £15.24 per hour + £3.84 per hour shift allowance (£19.08)






  • Operate all machines in a safe manner creating a safe working environment for the machine team.
  • Act upon Health and Safety issues and report any issues which cannot be acted upon immediately to a Line Manager.
  • Ensure you maintain and improve housekeeping standards
  • Ensure the machine is running against the production plan, report to planning or Team Co-ordinator any issues which affect the plan.
  • Ensure product quality is checked and adhered to
  • Work in a safe manner and operate the machine to achieve and to bring about the improvements in production targets.
  • Report machine faults to the engineers and inform Team Co-ordinator
  • Be involved with improvement activities with the department
  • Follow all reasonable instructions given by a Line Manager
  • Ensure machines start up quickly during handovers and run to the end of the shift.
  • Ensure start up of your process is efficient at the start of every shift and a clear shift changeover occurs
  • Attend daily health and safety meeting with the team
  • Act in a professional manner at all times.
  • Check at the end of the shift that all machines are left in the required state.
  • Any other duties reasonably associated with the role.



This is not an exhaustive list of tasks and flexibility is always required.



Essential Skills Required

  • Experience in machine set up and operation
  • Good health and safety awareness
  • A good level of communication skills
  • Able to work independently



gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client in the Hawarden area on a temp to perm basis. We are looking to recruit a Machine Operator within our Cartonboard and Lamination production area, where we sheet, laminate and guillotine cardboard for the printing industry.


Closing Date: 15/04/2024

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