Machine Operator.

  • Rossendale, Lancashire
  • £25022.00 - £27643.20 per annum

Machine Operator

  • Rossendale, Lancashire
  • £25022.00 - £27643.20 per annum
  • Posted April 15, 2024

The Recruitment Co are recruiting for experienced Machine Operators for our client located in Haslingden.
As a key member of the Manufacturing Team, you will be responsible for the efficient and safe running of
your area within the production line to meet set targets to the required quality standard.


Machine utilisation
To ensure efficient start-up at the beginning of each week and close down at the end of
each week.
Responsible for escalation of breakdown to Line Leader/Shift Supervisor.
To ensure all resources are available to ensure efficient process changes.
To adhere to production schedule (running order and quantities).
Identification and reporting of early warning signs for faults.
To adhere to agreed quality standards in both product and packaging.
Responsible for ensuring that quality assurance (weight and gauge) checks are regularly
undertaken in accordance with quality procedures and accurately recorded on the data capture.
To Alert Line Leader/Shift Technologist/Shift Supervisor if quality requirements are not met.
To maintain line speeds as a minimum.
Waste Reduction
Responsible for ensuring all waste is disposed of in the correct manner (Recyclable materials sorted, scrap materials etc.) to reduce waste were possible.
Health & Safety
To fully comply with all company Health and Safety regulations.
To ensure that you wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
To follow all departmental JSI’s to ensure a safe working environment.
To report all near miss and/or incidents.
To take ownership of your own and other employees safety.
To ensure you maintain agreed standards of housekeeping and ensure areas are kept clear from obstruction and pedestrian areas are kept clear from slipping/tripping hazards.
To take ownership for housekeeping within your own working areas.

Shift Pattern:

This will be a 3 week rotating shift pattern that consists of:
Week 1 – 3 X 12 hour days
Week 2 – 3 X 12 hour nights
Week 3 – 2 X 12 hour days & 2 X 12 hour nights
This works out as an average of 40 hours per week
All shifts are 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am so candidates must live local to Haslingden or have a car.

The starting salary is £12.03 per hour (£25,022.40 per annum)
After 12 months the salary increases to £12.66 per hour (£26,332.80 per annum)
Once candidates are fully skilled the salary increases to £13.29 per hour (£27,643.20 per annum)

Overtime is paid at X1.5 of basic rate in the week, and X2 of basic rate at the weekend.


6.6 weeks per year (some fixed such as through xmas, some floating)
1 additional day after 4 years
2 additional days after 8 years
3 additional days after 12 years


SIPP Scheme – if you join, the Company contributes 5%

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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