The Opportunity

The successful applicant will ideally have experience of working within a manufacturing environment, preferably one which involved packaging and or greetings card production, however this is not essential as full training will be provided. Applicant must be willing to work on a rotational shift pattern which includes nights.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Stripping and Strapping of Pallets
  • Flat-packing
  • Machine Feeding, Box Making and Packing
  • Overlooking
  • Palletisation of Outers
  • Obtaining components necessary for the production of required work
  • Undertake all necessary admin including using relevant IT and paper based systems
  • General housekeeping including tidying up of the department
  • Any other duties as instructed by the machine operators

Skills and Attributes: 

  • Being able to work well within a team and as an individual.
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and work under strict timescales
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Confident and enthusiastic with a desire to learn and develop through continuous training
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience of working within the packaging/greetings cards sector an advantage
  • Organised, methodical and logical approach to work
  • Able and willing to do overtime during busy periods.

Benefits for the Finishing Assistant include:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 25 days holiday entitlement + 8 Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Workplace Pension
  • Training on all relevant IMS`s and personal development in line with the role
  • Overtime available, paid at x1.5 standard hourly rate
  • 20%  Shift Premium when working on the Night Shift

If you are interested in this position, and feel that you possess the relevant skills, please email: