Machine, Assembly, and Packaging Operative.

Machine, Assembly, and Packaging Operative.

Shrewsbury SY1

40 Hours per week.

Temporary- Permanent position.


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Our client requires a Machine, Assembly, and Packaging Operative. This position is 40 hours a week Monday- Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm with an unpaid 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

In this position you will be responsible for running a variety of machines such as Edge Banders, Beam Saws, Graphic Printers, and Packaging machines to allow for in-house manufactured products to be produced, assembled, and packaged, ensuring the creation and delivery of a quality finished product.

Must be available for an immediate start.

Duties include:

  • Setting up of machines, adjusting for each job.
  • Operating the machinery, keeping an eye out for any defects or issues.
  • Helping transport raw materials and finished pieces.
  • Inspecting and calibrating machinery or equipment.
  • Using measurement tools to verify the accuracy of machined workpieces against blueprints or drawings.
  • Operating and feeding the machines safely and efficiently, and according to established procedures.
  • Carrying out assembly, picking and packing of production runs to a high standard.
  • Reading and comprehending instructions and following established procedures.
  • Applying packaging securely to both assembled and flat-packed products to a high standard to avoid damage in transit.
  • Loading product onto pallets or into racking as directed.
  • Creating fixing packs accurately.
  • Disposing safely and correctly of any waste material created.
  • Cooperating with the company on health and safety matters and complying with the company’s health and safety policy, procedures, and Safe Systems of Work (SSoW).
  • Cooperating with the company on quality and environmental matters and complying with the company’s quality and environmental policies and procedures to promote a culture of customer service excellence within the company.


  • Must be Hard-working as a reasonable amount of overtime will be expected during peaks of activity to ensure business objectives are met.
  • Must be reliable and have good organizational skills as you will be managing your performance in terms of timekeeping, attendance, accuracy of work, quality, and compliance with procedures.
  • To comply with all legal requirements in respect of the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Must be able to work well in a team and demonstrate good human relations both within the team and with other departments.
  • Must have previous experience of working with Timber Materials and woodworking machinery.
  • Must have good knowledge of set-up and operation of manufacturing machines.
  • Must have experience in the safe use of a range of hand and power tools.
  • Must have the ability to read assembly documentation such as drawings and work instructions.
  • Must have general knowledge of assembly operations.
  • Must have experience in a fast-paced production environment.


To apply for this role, call our office on 01743 461239 or send to Erin.

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