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Production Operative




Cartons Production

Closing Date



Annual Salary: £26,775

Sheard Packaging is a successful family-run business and proud to be one of the UK’s leading independent cardboard box manufacturers. With vast investment into the business to ensure continued growth and success we are committed to continuing to encourage and develop our employees. After all, it is they who make our business what it is today.
If you would like to reach your true potential, we can help you embrace new skills and in turn enjoy a long and prosperous career whilst being generously rewarded to reflect your growth and development.

If you think you can make a difference and become an integral and valued part of the ‘Sheard Team’ we would love to hear from you.


Key Responsibilities

• The machine operator has full responsibility for the overall operation of the machine and you will support him / her during the day to day running of activities.
• You must pro-actively help the machine operator during the setup of jobs.
• You will take part in the weekly maintaining of the machine you are assigned to once full training has been given.
• You must ensure every pallet is checked for quality issues.
• As a feeder you must ensure all flat sheet board fed into the machine meets customer expectations.
• The material must be fed into the machine in the correct direction.
• Communicate with other team members regarding any issues in a timely and clear manner.
• Assist other team members to achieve production targets.
• As a palletiser you are the last person to see the finished product before it is palletised for dispatch, attention to detail and good communication skills are essential.
• As a palletiser it is your responsibility to ensure the order specific palletisation instructions are followed for each and every order. You will put pallet labels on the pallets and must make sure you fully understand the labels and are able to check them against the works order to ensure the correct label is applied to the corresponding pallet.

Skills Required

• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to organise and prioritise
• Ability to communicate effectively within the scope of the role
• A good understanding of manufacturing processes and procedures
• Experience of working on machines
• Understand good Health & Safety practices


we take our environmental
responsibilities seriously
to give you peace of mind

We strive to ensure our entire supply chain is as sustainable as possible, beginning with the use of fully FSC®-certified materials for our products and concluding with our fuel-efficient transport fleet, supporting the Circular Economy, and helping our customers meet their environmental goals.




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