14 Jul, 2018

Converting Operatives

  • Anonymous
  • Telford, UK
Full time Manufacturing Operations

Job Description

Converting Operatives
Up to £23,000 after probation + benefits

A very well established packaging company in Telford are seeking converting operatives to join their existing team.

Job duties:

• Set up the machine by fitting clean lacquer, adhesive or colour tanks, pumps, trays, pressure rolls and doctor blades
• Changeover of machine after completion of each job including gravure cylinders
• Complete quality control checks associated with the product being processed
• Threads the machine with the materials needed
• Ensures that the viscosities of lacquers, adhesives and waxes are correct using gained experience
• Load new materials and identify any defective material produced for the benefit of subsequent processes
• Keep the machine and auxiliary equipment, including fire protection, in a clean and tidy condition
• Completes the necessary documentation for the job and BS 5750.
• Operation of computer on-line


• Know how to operate coating machines
• Know how to set up the machines for the various processes involving the fitting of trays, pumps, pressure rolls and doctor blades
• Understand the information on the order cards, other written instructions and can follow production schedules
• Know how to monitor colour shades
• Knows how to operate overhead hoists, hand trucks, electric trucks, scales and viscosity cups

Hours of work:
42 Hours per week
12 hour Shifts - rotating pattern

Located in Telford this role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury and surrounding areas.

For more information and to apply for this role call Mitch on (Apply online only) or apply online. If you have not received feedback in 14 days, please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Ethero staffing provides both permanent and temporary recruitment services to local businesses. With the simple ethos of local people for local jobs we aim to ensure that we support the local employment market whenever possible with targeted local advertising strategies and maximised local networking operations. Ethero Staffing's standard service provision ranks amongst the most competitive in the UK market place:- - Highly competitive charge rates - if we can save you money we will. - Industry leading service guarantees to underline our belief in our ability - Forward provisions for contingency planning for clients using high volumes of staff - Candidate assessments specifically designed for a client or even a single job - Repeat customer discounts and long term contract cost reductions

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