Slitting Operator - Manchester

Posted 18 September by Kairos Recruitment Group

SLITTING OPERATOR - MANCHESTER

SALARY - COMPETITIVE

Duties include:

o The selection of Mill Reel from stock.
o The setting up of slitting machines
o Operating slitting machines at maximum speed relative to the material.
o The weighing, labelling and wrapping of all small reels produced.
o Palletising reels to the specification and wrapping as required.
o Carrying out basic maintenance on the machines.
o Ensuring the machine and its surrounding area are clean and free from debris.
o Taking pallets of finished goods to the location designated,
o Recording accurately all weights of Mill Reel, small reels produced and waste where applicable.
o Complying with all company policies on Health & Safety and Hygiene (including personal hygiene).
o Carrying out such other duties from time to time which may be reasonably requested by the Shift Supervisor.

Candidate Specification:


The role of production operative is physically demanding as the business is very busy throughout most of the year, the demand for finished goods from the machines is intense. As a consequence machine operatives must be physically fit and capable of maintaining an energetic pace of production with minimum supervision.

The ideal candidate would have machine experience but intensive training is given to bring operatives to the required standards. Cleanliness of the individual (handling labels) the machine and the surround area is essential if contamination of product is to be avoided.

The individual needs to be very careful when slitting on their machine. Cutter blades are razor sharp and any carelessness can result in injury. Training is given but the operative has to act with caution when setting up and operating the machines.

Academic qualifications are not essential for this role but can be helpful, Machine operatives have progressed into other roles in the business with some success. Common sense, reliability and the ability to work hard whilst taking care, are excellent qualifications for this role

Interviews are being conducted as soon as possible for this vacancy, so if you are interested please get in touch as soon as possible and register your details with us - Please note; we will not pass on any of your details without prior consent!

Required skills

  • Production / Production Operative / Production Operator / Slitter / Rewinder / Slitting Operator / Slit / Mill Reel / Labelling / Flexibles / Flexogra

Reference: 33330722

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