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Machine Operator
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
Package: Basic Annual Salary £22,068.80 plus Company Benefits
Hours: Full time (40 hours) Monday to Friday
Sector: Bespoke Packaging
The Company
Our established manufacturing operation in Westbury is currently hiring a Machine Production Operative to start work on a full time, permanent salaried contract.
Our specialist manufacturing division designs and produces bespoke protective packaging solutions which are designed exclusively for customers in safeguarding their products in transit. Customers span several key sectors including: Aerospace, Defence, Electronics, Industrial and Medical.
Machine Operator Role & Responsibilities
Joining our busy production and engineering departments, you will find yourself working across several small teams, operating and maintaining a range of conversion machinery (printer, boxmakers, die-presses, saws etc). Each of our manufacturing areas work to produce bespoke packaging components in line with customer orders and specification, so your core tasks and responsibilities will vary, but are likely to include the following:
* Adhere to Health and Safety instructions and guidelines
* Adhere to and be instrumental in supporting our ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 processes
* After training, using, and maintaining a range of machines to convert corrugate, timber and foam products
* Taking responsibility for jobs from start-to-finish, effectively completing projects in line with customer order specifications, quality guidelines and planned production times
* Effectively interpret technical drawings
* To ensure all job instructions are followed safely and accurately to meet the required quality and output levels
* Completing all relevant documentation accurately and promptly
* Communicate effectively and work closely with Line Managers and colleagues
* Learn 5s, Foreign Object Detection and Planned Preventative Maintenance programmes suggesting improvements
* Develop knowledge of production techniques, practices and products
Machine Operator: Who we are looking for
We welcome your application if you are a production operative looking to develop their knowledge and skill base.
You will ideally be practical and familiar with using a range of machinery, whilst upholding health, safety, and quality standards.
Any knowledge of production techniques, corrugate, timber, foam or metalwork products would be advantageous.
The ability to read/interpret technical drawings would be useful as would experience of working to tight deadlines.
You will ideally reside within a reasonable daily commute to our Westbury site and have a positive attitude and flexible approach to work including overtime as required.
Machine Operator: What we can offer you
In return we offer a rewarding package which includes a competitive basic salary and flexible employee benefits incorporating the following: Up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), contributory pension & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
Apply today
This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. To make an application for the role of Machine Operator, please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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