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Job Description:

My client is an industry leading print business, established over 60 years ago they are a pioneer within the marketing and communications side of the industry. Based at their Runcorn facility, they are currently seeking Enclosing/Insertion line operators to work within their production department.

The ideal candidate will be an all-rounder with excellent pre-existing industry acquired skills; ideally with experience in setting up and running enclosing machinery. I’m particularly interested to speak to candidates who have experience in setting up and operating equipment provided by manufacturers such as Buhrs, Kern, Norpak, Pitney Bowes, Bell & Howell, Bowe, Bluecrest, CMC, Sitma, Neopost (Quadient) etc. If you do not have experience on these machines, do not worry, as full training will be provided. In this instance, the successful candidate will be expected to have worked in another manufacturing environment setting up and operating machinery with high volume output.

This role is working on a rolling weekly shift pattern of earlies, afternoons and nights. You must be able to commit to this shift pattern on a permanent basis - 6am-2pm (Mon-Fri) 2pm-10pm (Mon-Fri) and 10pm-6am (Sun-Thu.

Some flexibility around these hours is required in this role as overtime is regularly available and is paid at an enhancement of the base rate +25% for Weekdays, +50% for Weekends and +75% for Bank Holidays

The Role

  • To operate or assist on equipment in the production area
  • Check machinery output as defined by company procedure
  • Enclosing and inserting items as defined by the standard company samples
  • To perform quality checks on the produced item
  • To resolve / inform others of machinery maintenance issues
  • To correctly label and package items where required
  • To maintain efficient machine speeds

The Person

  • Has the ability to manage expectations around timescales and deliverables
  • Can work collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Has a proactive approach to work – always willing to learn and working to improve processes to ensure business efficiency
  • Can communicate effectively and build rapport with all departments across the business and with external suppliers
  • Be flexible with their attitude towards work and task allocation, ensuring client demands are met at all times

Salary + Benefits
The starting salary is £26,600 this is inclusive of the triple shift allowance for working Days/Afternoons/Nights.
The salary increases after probationary period (6 months) to over £27,500.
Plus benefits including overtime, excellent private pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance (25 days), and more.

Please forward your CV for immediate consideration for this role.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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