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Production Operator

Located at our Caerphilly site in South Wales, Glatfelter is seeking a Production Operator to join the team. Working on a 24/7 5 shift pattern, the successful candidate will be a self-motivator with a keen eye for detail.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a safe place of work, and where appropriate, suggesting safety improvements
  • Adhering to all quality procedures and processes
  • Following a ‘right first time’ approach to production
  • Setting up machines to meet the production plan
  • Reacting to downtime in a proactive and controlled manner
  • Liaising with the shift forklift truck driver to ensure the correct material is available to process
  • Suggesting process improvements when identified
  • Working as part of a team
  • Recording all process data via the internal IT system
  • Taking ownership for all the paper that is produced on their machine


  • Good understanding that Safety is top priority and Quality is a very close second
  • Knowledge in reel-to-reel production, rewinding and inspection experience
  • Coating, packaging, printing and/or metalizing experience
  • Pro-active and self-motivating
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good computer skills with working knowledge of data capture computer systems
  • Team-orientated

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Production Operator (Full Time)

  • Caerphilly Site - Caerphilly, United Kingdom
  • Manufacturing & Production

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