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Converting Operator

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Converting Operator
The Sofidel Group
The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,000 employees, net sales of 2,095 million Euros (2021) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,440,000 tonnes in 2021). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Softis, Le Trèfle, Sopalin, KittenSoft, Nalys, Cosynel, Lycke, Nicky, Papernet. A member of the UN Global Compact and the international WWF Climate Savers programme, the Sofidel Group considers sustainability a strategic factor with regards to growth and is committed to reducing its impact on natural capital and maximising social benefits, setting as objective the creation of shared added value for all stakeholders. Sofidel’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets to 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
PURPOSE
Sofidel UK are looking for experienced machine operators to join their state of the art converting deparment, in Baglan, South Wales. The main purpose of the role is to guarantee the right operation of the packaging machinery in compliance with the working instructions and the safety guide lines.
The role will suit individuals with a hard industry background and will see you working 12 hour shifts across a great shift pattern, which will allow you to have every other weekend off. We are seeking individuals who want to progress within their career and develop.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
* To run the packaging machine
* To run the roll pack bundler machine
* To change the polyethylene reels and their optional materials or feed the machine with skillets or cases
* To run the log saw if required
* To stop and restart the machineries when needed
* To check the compliance between the product and the related data sheet
* To draft the data sheet regarding the production control
* Small maintenance activities and adjustments
* To manage the machinery change over
* To support the colleagues in case of need and overview the end line process when required
* To ensure a high level of housekeeping of the working area is maintained throughout the shift
* To ensure health & safety rules are adhered to
What we offer:
* Excellent starting rate
* 30% shift allowance
* Progression into higher paybands
* Attendence bonus
* 20 days holiday plus an increase every year
* Ability to bank overtime hours as holidays
* Overtime payments
* Retail/Gym/Holiday discounts
* 6% Pension
* Life Insurance

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