Machine Operator

3 May 2024
Haslingden, Lancashire
Job Type
Monday-Friday 3 week rotating shift pattern including nights
Pay Rate
£28121 per annum



Our client is widely recognised for the manufacture of carpeting. They are seeking enthusisatic individuals to join their busy production team to be responsible for the manufacture of P.U. underlay. As a PU Operative you will ensure that all your work is done safely and to the required quality in targeted quantities.


  • Using FLT to load materials (Training will be provided)
  • Machine operating
  • To ensure efficient start-up at the beginning of each week and close down at the end of each week.
  • Responsible for escalation of breakdown to Line Leader/Shift Supervisor.
  • To ensure all resources are available to ensure efficient process changes.
  • To adhere to production schedule (running order and quantities).
  • Identification and reporting of early warning signs for faults.
  • To adhere to agreed quality standards in both product and packaging.
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality assurance (weight and gauge) checks are regularly undertaken in accordance with quality procedures and accurately recorded on the data capture.
  • To Alert Line Leader/Shift Technologist/Shift Supervisor if quality requirements are not met.
  • To maintain line speeds as a minimum.
  • Waste reduction
  • Responsible for ensuring all waste is disposed of in the correct manner (Recyclable materials sorted, scrap materials etc.) to reduce waste were possible.
  • To fully comply with all company Health and Safety regulations.
  • To ensure you maintain agreed standards of housekeeping and ensure areas are kept clear from obstruction and pedestrian areas are kept clear from slipping/tripping hazards.

This Job Description is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other duties.


  • 33 days holiday per year.
  • Company pension available
  • Pay review after 12months and

Please note: Job offer subject to satisfactory medical including passing a drugs test.

Hours: 12 hour shift pattern including nights (6am-6pm / 6pm-6am)

Location: Haslingden

Salary: £28,121 per annum

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Schedule: Monday-Friday

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.)



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