Machine Operator

Westbury, Wiltshire


Shift work (Monday to Friday)

Pay & progression opportunities

We are looking for a number of machine operators to join our clients’ team on a permanent basis.  Our client has continued their growth despite the restrictions of the pandemic.

If you are an experienced machine operator or have some kind of mechanical / engineering background (professional or personal) then we would love to hear from you.

This is a factory / production based environment working a rotational treble shift basis.  The hours are detailed below, but the shift commences on a Monday and finishes at 10.30pm on a Friday so does not disrupt weekends.

Regardless of background, successful candidates will be given full training to operate, maintain and feed conversion finishing machines that produce paper and plastic packaging. This is a fast-paced environment and may involve some heavy lifting.

The training can take up to 1 year but pay will increase as you progress through your training which commences within the first month.

Pay starts at £11.16ph (all breaks paid), and once fully trained you can look at a salary of £27k – £30k, with further opportunities for bonuses, overtime, progression and pay increases.

The hours are Monday to Friday on a rotating shift pattern:

  • Mon to Thurs – 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm / 10pm-6am
  • Fri – 6am-11.30am / 11.30am-5pm / 5pm-10.30pm

Working week is 37.5 hours (all breaks paid for) and overtime is payable thereafter.

To be considered you will need:

  • Engineering skills / experience (in work or as a hobby) OR
  • Previous machine operation and maintenance experience
  • To be comfortable with and capable of using hand and power tools
  • The ability to work to a high standard with good attention to detail in a fast paced environment
  • To be comfortable with heavy lifting and able to work in a fast paced environment

For more details or to discuss your application please call Saffron on 07593 442926

PLEASE NOTE: Smoking is strictly prohibited on all parts of our client’s premises, including at entrances or anywhere on the grounds. This includes the use of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) and vapourisers. Smoking is ALSO not permitted in vehicles operating or parked on site.

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