Machine Operator – Lamination Line

£16.28 an hour
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£16.28 an hour


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Machine Operator Opportunities at the UK’s Number 1 Trade Kitchen Supplier

Join our team on our new lamination line based from our manufacturing site in Howden, East Yorkshire – DN14 7PA

This is a unique opportunity to join our factory to work on our brand-new lamination line. As we continue to expand, we are looking for experienced Machine Operators to join our team and be part of this exciting development where we will be manufacturing our handle-less frontals and décor ends. The equipment the lamination process consists of includes;

Titan – Foil / PVC Slitter, Argos – Vision System, Schelling – Angle Plant Saw, Biele – X-cut Saw, Costa – Sander, Zanin Nello – J-Profile Trimmer, Celaschi – DET, SCM – Drawer Front Line, Barberan – Lamination and other ancillary equipment

Pay rate:

  • £16.28 basic rate plus generous shift allowance and performance bonus

Shift Pattern:

2022 days only – (Monday to Wednesday 5:45 – 16:15, Thursday 5:45 – 15:45)

In 2023 we will move to two shifts working the following pattern;

  • Rotating days and night shifts (Monday to Thursday)
  • Days (Monday to Wednesday 5:45 – 16:15, Thursday 5:45 – 15:45)
  • Nights (Monday to Wednesday 16:00 – 2:30, Thursday 15:30 – 1:30)

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Adherence to company SHE policies and standards
  • Performing machine pre-use safety checks and maintaining a safe working environment
  • The setting, monitoring, and maintaining of the machine in accordance with the SOP
  • Accurate recording of production data
  • Performing detailed process quality checks in accordance with the quality control plan
  • Changing tooling and performing minor adjustments
  • Engaging with partnering functions including maintenance and CI in order to drive improvement

What are we looking for…

  • Previous experience in operating machinery (previous lamination experience is desirable)
  • Ability to work towards tight deadlines and targets
  • Experience in working within a fast-paced and demanding manufacturing environment


  • Free lunch at the on-site canteen
  • 24 days + bank holidays per year & opportunity to buy extra holidays
  • Excellent pension scheme (company contribution of up to 12%)
  • Productivity bonus
  • Clean, modern factory using state of the art machinery
  • PPE provided
  • Highest standards of Health & Safety

We will be considering candidates as they apply so please don’t delay in submitting an application as we may decide to close the advert early.

About Howdens

Howdens is a successful FTSE 100 organization with a headcount of over 11,000 people across the UK and Europe. Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. Join our rewarding organization recognized in the Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For.

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