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Extrusion Operator Elsham

Posted: 10th May, 2024
Title: Extrusion Operator
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Elsham, UK



Operate extruder to produce blown film in a safe and efficient manner which meets specifications.

  • Deliver Film to production areas as required
  • Return all film to stock
  • Select materials and operating supplies in accordance with job specification
  • Carry out job set-up in a safe and efficient manner – following warm-up and set-up procedures
  • Carry out process inspection checks to ensure product meets specifications informing results to Team Leaders
  • Monitor machine controls hourly to ensure product quality and safe operation. Problem solve where necessary
  • Unload and record product. Palletise product in accordance with internal requirements
  • Weigh and record reels. Accurately complete production report in MII system to ensure correct time recording and product identification
  • Keep machine and surrounding area safe, clean and tidy
  • Empty waste skips during and at end of shift, ensuring that external skips are covered at all times
  • Remove external packaging and transfer external film from wooden pallets to plastic pallets
  • Inform Maintenance of any work required to prevent breakdowns
  • Cover Team Leader as required
  • Other duties commensurate with the level of position
  • Carry out Duties in other departments as required
Health, Safety, Environmental Responsibilities:
  • You have a moral & legal duty of care that requires you to abide by the companies Environmental, Health & Safety Policy and all relevant Environmental, Health & Safety Legislation
  • You must actively contribute to Nelipak Elshams efforts to promote behaviour that is both safe and environmentally responsible, highlighting any shortfalls or oversights in the sites EHS arrangements
  • You must only operate items of equipment for which you have been trained, deemed competent and authorised to use, ensuring they are used in accordance with any Risk Assessment & Safe Systems of Work. Keep tools and equipment in good condition, Report any defects in equipment to your Manager. Ensure that equipment is in a safe and secure state when unattended, refrain from horseplay, abuse of site facilities and the misuse of equipment
  • You must report any industrial injury, industrial disease, any incidents or near misses that have the potential to result in personal injury, property or environmental damage to your Manager
  • Make the most efficient and effective use of all resources. Ensure that waste is kept to an absolute minimum, and disposed of into the correct method. Ensure that substances that may pose a threat to the environment are used with care and in accordance with the instructions and training delivered.

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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