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Cut & Crease Operator


Job Description:



Location: Clayton-Le-Woods, Lancashire

Salary: £25K-£27.5K+ lots of overtime opportunities

Shifts: Double day shifts - alternating weeks 6/2 and 2/10


Purpose of the Job

Setting up and efficient running of the cut & Crease machinery within the company’s operations


What does the job involve?


  • Ensure the smooth running of the cut & Crease machines producing high quality cartons.
  • Make ready and run the machines, following the instructions given on the works job docket regarding run speeds and special instructions.
  • Carry out quality checks at pre-determined intervals throughout the running of the job.
  • Must have good working relationships with all individuals and departments
  • Ensure that the machine is kept clean and tidy at all times and that maintenance programmes are followed and documented.
  • Report any faults immediately to the Production Manager.
  • Ability to deal with and speak to engineers directly, depending on the nature of the fault.
  • Carry out regular stock checks of consumables and spare parts, informing the relevant people when they require reordering sufficiently in advance to avoid shortages.
  • Run customer agreed quantities specified on works job docket, never running over 10% over unless specified by production manager. 
  • As a member of small team you will be expected to cover for absenteeism and holidays
  • Perform any other duties as and when required.
  • Have a degree of personal flexibility as it may be expected, from time to time, to assist other departments when work on the cut and a crease machine is quiet.
  • Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, hygiene standards, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.


Skills / Behaviours / Qualifications


  • Previous experience and a thorough understanding of the print/packaging industries and related businesses.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work on projects of diverse scope
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritise, organize and follow through
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Professional and confidential manner at all times
  • Demonstrated integrity towards colleagues and customers
  • Enthusiastic and open to  change
  • Team worker with good people skills



If you have the relevant Cut and Crease Operator experience for this role, please get in touch with your up to date CV.



 Cut and Crease Operator, Cut and Crease, Print Finishing, Finishing Operator, Finishing Operative, Packaging, Print

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