Westbury Packaging are one of the premier packaging manufacturers in the South West, occupying a manufacturing, storage and design site in Melksham, Wiltshire, of over 65,000 square feet. We are independently owned and the owners work in the business and are part of a loyal, energetic team of staff with a shared focus on keeping our clients happy and delivering excellent service at all times.

Due to continuing growth and significant investment in the business we are now seeking people to fulfil the following roles and to be part of our ongoing success:

Corrugated Machine Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship

We’re looking for the next generation of engineering talent who want practical experience in a fast-paced environment. You’ll work alongside our highly skilled maintenance engineers shadowing them and learning how we operate a smooth running operation. The end goal is a fully skilled Corrugated Machine Maintenance Engineer. For more information and to apply for the position please click here.

Machine Specialist / Leader Apprenticeship

We’re looking for the next generation of engineering talent who want practical experience in a fast-paced environment. You’ll work alongside our highly skilled engineers and operators, shadowing them and supporting quality and improvements. The end goal is a Machine Specialist / Leader role within the company. For more information and to apply for the position please click here.

Corrugated Machine Operator

You will ideally have experience in the Corrugated industry using casemakers and die-cutters. You will be working within our production team in a fast paced and positive environment and be responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of a wide range of high specification production machinery, ensuring jobs are completed efficiently whilst maximising customer satisfaction.

Our business is constantly evolving and growing; we are continually investing in machinery, systems and our people to remain the supplier of choice for a wide range of businesses. We supply product to many household brands and pride ourselves on our high levels of customer service. We want you to be a part of ensuring we continue to achieve our goals.

Full training will be given as well as a highly competitive starting wage with clear progression goals for potential further enhancement. We’d love you to have experience in corrugated packaging but it’s not a necessary requirement, it’s just as important that you’re a great operator with a hunger to achieve more.

A Day in Life of a Corrugated Machine Operator at Westbury Packaging:

  • Setting, operating and monitoring high specification production machinery in a fast-paced factory environment
  • Complying with Company Health and Safety rules and procedures to ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner
  • Maintaining plant and equipment in good order and report any defects for corrective action
  • Following systems and standard operating procedures to ensure a high standard of housekeeping, hygiene and cleanliness on the shop floor
  • Completing all relevant process documentation
  • Looking at process improvements to operate more efficiently to increase productivity and reduce waste
  • Assisting in training and development of colleagues on machines

So, who are we looking for?

  • A hard-working operator of high specification machinery
  • Someone with engineering background / knowledge
  • Calm under pressure
  • A team player
  • A positive influence
  • Reliability and commitment to our customer’s needs
  • An understanding of Quality Management Systems
  • Safety conscious
  • Someone with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Clear and honest communication
  • Great computer skills (experience of using ABACA would be an advantage)
  • A team player but responsible and industrious when working alone on a task
  • Methodical thinker for when things aren’t going as you’d hoped!
  • Ability to see the bigger picture as well as the detail

What are you looking for?

  • An employer who wants to recognise and improve your skill set
  • Clearly set goals
  • A rewarding, progressive wage
  • A sense of achievement
  • A fast paced and positive environment

What are we offering?

  • Highly competitive starting wage – particularly if you have relevant experience
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Christmas Shutdown in addition to holidays
  • An extra day’s holiday on your birthday
  • The chance to make your mark where it will be appreciated

If any of the above sounds like you and you’d like to know more please apply today.

Please apply by e-mail with your full CV and a covering letter (including current salary) to Carol at [email protected]

————————————————————————

Please do come back as we always post our vacancies here and also on LinkedIn.

We are always interested to hear from talented people who share our vision and values. If you’re thinking about a career move or looking to develop your career in the future, please email a copy of your current CV along with a covering letter listing the kind of opportunities you would be interested in to [email protected]

No agencies please.