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Machine Operator

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  • Wickford, Essex, England
  • Temp to perm,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Machine-Wick
  • 16/05/2024
Job description

Do you want to become a Machine Operator? 

Are you seeking a new opportunity where you can learn new skills? Look no further! We're on the hunt for dedicated Machine Operators on a temp to perm basis. This role offers the chance for long-term growth and stability for the right candidate.


Position: Machine Operator

Type: Temporary to Permanent

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Shifts: Rotating shifts: 07:00-15:00, 15:00-23:00, 23:00-07:00

Pay: £11.44, enhancements for late and night shifts £14.87

Location: Wickford – Own transport required due to location/shift work.


Duties – But not limited to:

  • Operate and monitor machines to ensure efficient production processes.
  • Conduct quality checks to maintain high standards of output.
  • Collaborate with team members to optimize workflow and productivity.
  • Follow safety protocols and procedures at all times.
  • Palletise and prepare finished goods for dispatch.


  • Previous experience in machine operation preferred but not essential as full training provided.
  • Basic mathematics skills with ability to read measurements.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Flexibility to work rotating shifts.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic workplace.
  • Basic level of English.
  • Document quantities as per job requirements.
  • Access to own transport.

What’s on offer?

  • Full-time hours with rotating shifts for work-life balance.
  •  Enhancements for late and night shifts.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Attendance Bonus*
  • Upskill and increase pay with career development plan/pay grades.
  • Pension 3% increases to 8.5% after 2 years’ service.
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays & xmas shutdown.
  • Company events.
  • Free parking.
  • Fully equipped kitchen.
  • Overtime when required to meet the needs of the business.

To apply for this Machine Operator position, please submit updated CV to

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