Machine Operative

Shift Quality Control Inspector Thetford Norfolk

A vacancy has arisen for a Machine Operative.

About the role

In this role you fulfil a range of operational requirements by actively and effectively servicing customer needs whilst maintaining a safe environment. This will include various activities including but not exclusive to Machine Driver, Packing, Material Movement, optimisation and trainer.

The successful applicant will have practical hands- on approach to problem solving and ability to plan workload to optimize personal and equipment quality and efficiency.


  • Fully comply with all Company Policies always including Health and Safety.
  • Observes safe working practices, maintains a safe and clean work environment throughout the day and wears the appropriate personal protective equipment (provided).
  • Responsible for completing all work assigned on schedule
  • Report to and support your Senior Operator and Team Leader at all times.
  • When allocated a job, conform to customer specification /standards, taking full responsibility for workmanship
  • Ensure daily Quality and compliance standards are adhered to by fully complying with relevant SOP’s and always maintaining GMP adherence.
  • Maintain the required high standard of housekeeping and GMP across your Department at all times and ensure GMP in the area.
  • When allocated a job, conform to customer specification/standards, taking full responsibility for workmanship.
  • Undergo any training courses required of you in relation to job skills, Health and Safety or Company Policies.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to lean manufacturing principles and concepts
  • Report any Engineering/machine related issues promptly to the Engineering Department / Shift Engineer
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.


  • Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Access to employee discount and wellbeing platform
  • Career development opportunity
  • In house training
  • Sickness pay (from 9-months service)
  • Long service award
  • Death in Service benefit – optional, linked to pension

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 40h per week, early, late and night shifts on rotation.

To apply for this role, please email CV and covering letter to

Application deadline: 14/10/2022

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