Machine Operative

Job type: Temporary Salary: £11.22 per hour Location: Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire
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About this role

Job description


An opportunity has arisen to join a successful manufacturing company, based on Flixborough Industrial Estate.

Omni-Pac Group UK is looking for machine operators to join us on our mission of preserving food and the planet by offering high quality, eco-friendly products and taking advantage of the virtuous recycling loop.

Omni-Pac Group is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of recyclable pulp packaging products, with plants in the UK, Germany and France


Role and responsibilities:


Working with PLC driven equipment, valves and mechanically based machines to ensure they are set up properly

Carrying out in-process adjustments to ensure machines are efficient and produce quality products

Ensuring they are supplied with the required raw materials, well-maintained and perform periodic checks on output

Working in a safe and effective manner at all times and follow instructions.

Highlight any deviations to immediate supervisor

Fault finding and diagnosing machine issues to aid process efficiency and work with Maintenance Team to rectify any issues

Make accurate records of activities to meet business requirement

Liaising with other departments such as engineering, packing and quality to ensure we achieve the product desired by our customers.

Carrying out any other activity the business deems appropriate to ensure the effective running and maintenance of the plant

Maintaining cleanliness of work area and machines using clean as you go and adhering to hygiene regimes to ensure working area is clean and clear Qualifications and skills:

Must have previous experience operating PLC driven automatic machinery from setup to operation

Experience within a manufacturing environment

Previous training in pneumatics and mechanics/engineering

Keen eye for detail

Drive to achieve continuous high standard of quality and efficiency

Good initiative

Good fault finding and problem-solving skills

Flexibility and a positive attitude to help drive the site forward in the future


Position one-Monday - Thursday 12 hour shifts.

One week 06:00-18:00, following week 18.00-6.00am

Position two - Weekend Shift -Friday to Sunday 12 hour shifts

One week 06:00-1 8:00, following week 18:00-06:00

Overtime required to support absence and holiday cover. Pay rates will increase through training stages.

Flixborough: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)       

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