Machine Operator / Minder

Magna are a leading specialist confectioner of Hollow and Shell-moulding chocolate products, based in Telford and have a firm belief that everything we do is carried out by a team. Every single process in the business is an integrated process and everyone pulling together in the same direction is key to the success of the Company.

We wouldn’t be half as successful without our Machine Operators/Minders.


Job Introduction

The role of the Machine Operator/Minder is responsible to follow standard operating procedures with materials i.e., (Cartons, and Foil). You will ensure the machine is kept to the highest standard and are responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and operating the Machine. You will be responsible for cleaning, checking quality and carrying out changeover of materials, to ensure the Machine works as it should. You may be involved in collecting downtime data, depending on what machine you are running as well as maintaining the quality throughout by checking print and packaging and adhering to safe working practices. The machine minder will form part of the line crew and will adopt Production Operator duties if your machine is not running.


The Successful Candidate will: 

  • Have good communication skills to interact with fellow team members and be able to work as part of a team.
  • Reliability is key to this role, excellent attendance and punctuality is a necessity.
  • Ensuring the smooth efficient running of the machines and escalate to Team Leader/Supervisor of equipment failure or issues.
  • Work closely with the Team Leader in terms of compliance to plan and adhering to compliance and quality rules
  • Ensure a high standard of personal hygiene, appearance, and general cleanliness to comply with statutory and company regulations is maintained. Wear company uniform as specified and correct PPE as appropriate to task and training
  • Ensure compliance of clean as you go/ good housekeeping
  • Ensure all Health & Safety Procedures are adhered to and carry out safety checks on the Machine.
  • Provide cover in other areas in times of sickness or holidays when requested to do so by Team Leader/Supervisor. This may include working on other shifts to cover the role on occasions.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will come from a Manufacturing background with previous experience. However, Magna will provide on job training for this role.
  • Someone who can Self motivate.
  • Rights to work in the UK, without any restrictions.


What’s on offer:

Magna is a 24hr, 7 days a week operation, so work is 12hr days a set 3 days or 3 nights per week, however you will have to be flexible to work every second Sunday for Days and every 2nd Saturday for nights.

  • You can choose the shift pattern that suits you from Days & Nights set out by Magna.
  • Shifts start 7.30 to 7.30.
  • £12 per hour day shift, and £12 + 13.64% for night workers.
  • You will have 3 x 25 min breaks throughout your shift.
  • Coach from Wolverhampton to bring you to work and take you back. Cost of £6.80 per shift.
  • Temporary contracts to March 2025.
  • Average holiday pay.
  • Auto-enrolment pension.
  • Refer a friend scheme.


If you are interested in this position please complete a web application form by clicking on the following link:


Job Category: Operator
Job Type: seasonal
Job Status: Temp

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