Machine Operator

  • Location
    Wellington, Somerset
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Warehouse Operative
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Job Title: Machine Operator

Location: Wellington, Somerset

Salary: £19,760 PA (Will increase after successful probation period).

Hours: Full time permanent, 40 hours Monday to Friday. Hours are a variety of shifts - 7am - 3pm / 10am - 6pm / 9am - 5pm depending on the need of the business therefore you will need to have some flexibility for start and finish times Monday to Friday.

Benefits: 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Christmas shutdown, paid breaks, company Pension Plan, overtime opportunities, Healthcare Plan, annual bonus.

The Company: A family-owned business based in the heart of Somerset with a reputation for quality and exceptional service. Their impressive reputation has resulted in them working with some very well known companies within the food and drink industry. Their employees are at the heart of the business and are truly valued for their skill and expertise to help customers get the best results for their business. Their focus on quality, innovation and support has led to strong partnerships and the growth of their business into one of the UK's leading businesses within their industry.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a logical, problem-solving attitude to work and an aptitude for setting, operating and maintaining technical machinery.

  • Have a focus on productivity, taking pride in reducing change over times and increasing machine efficiency and have an understanding about how this affects the overall production flow.

  • Work as part of a larger production team to ensure that the scheduled jobs are completed in good time so that customer deadlines can be met.

  • Once trained, will enjoy working unsupervised and will take responsibility of productive output and serviceability of their machine.

  • Be customer focused, able to read and follow the information on a job ticket so that the customer receives what they have asked for every time.

  • Be driven by quality, ensuring that all the relevant quality checks and measures are followed to a high standard for every job.

  • Have a 'right first time' mindset, working to reduce re-work and re-runs that effect the productivity of the team.

Experience / Skills Required:

  • A confident communicator who likes to work as part of a team.

  • Worked in the manufacturing industry with machinery.

  • An understanding of efficiency, productivity and quality procedures.

  • An eye for detail and accuracy.

Next steps…This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and passionate individual to join a great team. If you are interested in finding out more please apply online or call Debbie on 01823 285440. You can also email your CV to

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