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Machine Operator

Temp to Perm

Accept Recruitment are pleased to be working alongside our client based in LS12. Due to continued business growth and expansion, we are looking to recruit Machine Operatives to join this busy operation.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of running production machines (ideally vacuum / thermo-forming machines) and have a keen eye for quality.

Shift pattern:

Currently operating set days or nights but there are plans to change onto rotating DNA shift pattern (Days – Nights – Afters) shift:

Current:        days work Monday – Thursday (6am – 6pm) and Friday 6am until finish

                     nights work Monday – Thursday (6pm – 6am).

Proposed:    rotating Days – Nights – Afters (6.15 – 14.15, 14.15 – 22.15, 22.15 – 6.15)

                     Days and Afters working Monday – Saturday

                     Nights working Sunday – Friday

You must be available to rotate across all three shifts.

Rate of pay: £ 9.00 per hour + overtime above 40 hours as listed below:

Mon- Fri 40+ hrs - Time and a third

Saturday 40+ hrs - Time and Half

Sunday 40+ hrs - Double Time

Night shift – attracts shift allowance of £10 per shift

Key Responsibilities:

Working in a busy industrial production environment you will be involved with production of high-quality finished products. As our client is extremely customer focused you will be expected to demonstrate an excellent level of quality in your work and will always work to a high standard.

You will be operating Vacuum Forming machines. This is an automated process but requires the operator to understand the process in order to change settings to rectify issues. You will be involved in changeovers (changing tooling on the machine and program settings) as well as maintaining production paperwork and recording downtime.

With good communication skills, you will be a team player with a flexible attitude to work. You must have excellent attention to detail, be enthusiastic with a thirst to learn, develop and progress.

Desirable Skills:

  • Machine minding / setting experience
  • Vac / thermo-forming experience desirable
  • Great attention to detail
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Manual handling

Job Types: Full-time, Temp to perm

Salary: £9.00-£18.00 per hour


  • On-site parking
  • Paid breaks
  • Progression and training opportunities
  • Temp to perm for right candidates
  • Friendly working environment

Accept Recruitment is an equal opportunity recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitability skilled or qualified individuals, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We act as an employment business in relation to this vacancy. 

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.If you haven't heard back from us within 2 weeks, please assume that unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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