Best In Recruitment
£10 - £10.50 per hour
15 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a Thermoforming Machine Setter for a Plastic Food Packaging manufacturer, to Set the Machines and carry out regular Tool Changes. Previous Setting and Plastic processing experience are essential within Vacuum Forming, Thermoforming, Pressure Forming, Blow Moulding, Injection Moulding or Extrusion. Shift is 12 Noon to 8pm

The Role of Thermoforming Machine Setter (Plastic Food Packaging)

  • Shift Hours are 12 noon to 8PM
  • Carry out regular machine tool changes on high speed thermoforming machines with the ambition to improve tool change times
  • Take responsibility for output produced and understand work load and time lines with the key objective of hitting and exceeding production targets whilst keeping waste as low as possible
  • Identify tool prep requirements
  • Participate in continuous development and training
  • Adhere to policies and procedures relating to health, safety and quality in line with food regulations and standards
  • Complete daily inspections and required machine maintenance
  • Opportunities available to progress within this privately-owned business

The ideal candidate for the role of Thermoforming Machine Setter (Plastic Food Packaging)

  • Knowledge of plastic processing methods required, either Thermoforming, Vacuum Forming, Pressure Forming, Blow Moulding or Injection Moulding.
  • Experience in a fast-moving environment with multiple daily Tool changes required
  • Recent experience in the food packaging manufacturing industry desirable
  • Demonstrate experience of working to high quality standards
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Full training will be given in house and possibly external


  • Excellent Long-Term Progression Opportunity
  • 23 days holiday + Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Clean and safe working environment
  • Kitchen Facilities / Canteen seating Area
  • Working premises have hot water and heating
  • Overtime at Time and a half

Details of our client seeking a Thermoforming Machine Setter (Plastic Food Packaging)

Our client is a privately-owned Single site SME Food Packaging Manufacturer established over 20 years operating from premises based in Wombourne, Staffordshire WV5

For further details about the role of CNC Setter / Operator please contact Gareth Jones at Best in Recruitment on 019602 902879

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