Packaging Operators

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire,

Salary From: £11.20

Salary To: £12.50

Contact Name: Adriana Simpson

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Major Recruitment are looking to hire a Packaging Operator for our client based in Rothley

Location: Rothley

Job Type: Full-Time

Shift Hours: 4 on, 4 off – 2 days (6:00 am – 6:00 pm) and 2 nights (6:00 pm – 6:00 am)

Salary: £11.20 per hour, PLUS 20% shift allowance

Are you ready to be a vital part of a dynamic team in a state-of-the-art manufacturing environment? We’re searching for detail-oriented and dedicated Packaging Operators to join our Rothley facility. As a Packaging Operator, you will play a critical role in ensuring the continuous operation of our Packaging Machines, maintaining the high-quality standards of our products, and fostering a safe and efficient workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Continuous Machine Operation: You will be responsible for ensuring that our Packaging Machines run without interruption, contributing to the seamless production process.

  • Product Changeovers: Facilitate product changeovers, including the loading of polyethylene reels, to ensure smooth transitions between different products.

  • Log Saw Operation: Be in charge of the effective running of the log saw when required, ensuring it functions at its best.

  • Machine Troubleshooting: Interact with the machines to solve minor issues and breakdowns, leading to enhanced machine productivity and minimizing downtime.

  • Quality Assurance: Conduct quality checks on productions when required and promptly report any faults to the relevant personnel to maintain our high product quality standards.

  • Maintenance and Adjustments: Perform small maintenance activities and adjustments to ensure machines and equipment operate efficiently.

  • Team Support: Support your colleagues when needed and oversee the end-line process as required to keep production running smoothly.

  • Housekeeping: Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the working area throughout your shift to ensure a clean and organized workspace.

  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all health and safety rules and guidelines to guarantee a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues.

Additional Skills/Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a production/manufacturing environment is necessary.

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

  • Excellent communication skills to facilitate effective collaboration with your colleagues.


  • Additional 20% shift allowance to compensate for working nights and weekends.

  • Access to a discounted staff shop.

  • Competitive pension plan to support your financial future.

  • On-site staff car parking for your convenience.

  • Attendance bonus (subject to a full year’s completion, January – December).

If you’re a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for quality, teamwork, and machine operation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting Packaging Operator position.


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