Slitting Machine Operator

  • Location
    Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Fork Lift Truck
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client, a Slitting Machine Operator to work for a well established manufacturing and distribution company based in Lancaster.

Salary: £22,236 to 27K (salary to be uplifted after 6 months training/probation training)
Training Hours: 6am to 2pm /2pm to 10pm (rotating shifts for training)

Working hours 10pm to 6am Monday to Thursday and 6pm to 10pm on Friday.

The role is responsible for working on slitting machines, Loading machines up, pouring adhesives, FLT work, handling 500 metre rolls.

Must have FLT license, strong attention to detail and experience within manufacturing/distribution.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful materials distributor, that manufactures too, and praised for their exceptional service.

The company offers a competitive salary, benefits and progression.

Slitting Operative

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Slitting Operator to join their growing team in Lancaster.

Contract: Permanent(Night Shift)

Location: Lancaster

Salary: Training rate - £22,236 pro rata, pay review circa £27,000 pro rata once training complete and competent.

Hours: 10pm-6am / Monday - Thursday and 6pm - 10pm Friday

The Company:

Our client is a well-established, successful company, which is in an exciting stage of its growth. They are a leading manufacturer and supplier.


Job Overview:

We are currently looking to fill a role within their production team on a permanent basis.

Their modern facility has a great atmosphere to work in, own parking, canteen on site and local amenities nearby. The ideal candidate will be looking to develop their skills and apply himself or herself to enhance an already dynamic team in this department. Successful candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic, keen to learn and hard working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily running of all aspects of the slitting machines, working within a team of Four to ensure that all materials are produced to a high quality and are meeting daily output targets.

  • Checking the quality of the products

  • Loading/unloading the Slitting machines with materials

  • Using computers to input stock and product information

Minimum Requirement:

  • A safe approach to work

  • Good literacy & mathematical skills,

  • An eye for accuracy and record keeping

  • FLT experience (training can be provided)

  • Operating machinery, (full training provided)

  • Manual Handling (training can be provided)


  • Ambitious and dedicated to the job

  • Punctual and willing to go the extra mile

  • Experience in manufacturing an advantage

  • Experience with PC's an advantage

  • Great work ethic

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Ramona Mulligan