Vacancies

Either download an application form or apply in writing; Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter, addressed to Carol Harrison, HR Department, Bischof + Klein (UK) Ltd, Hortonwood 2, Telford, TF1 7XX or info@bk-international.com 


Blown Film Extrusion Operators

To set and operate blown film extruders to produce film onto reels.

Your tasks

  • To set up blown film extruder machines by following works order instructions.
  • To operate extruder machines in accordance with required output under supervision of a shift team leader.
  • To carry out and record reel end quality checks.
  • To accurately input production data into a computerised data system.
  • To work as part of a team to assist on all machine start-ups, job and reel changes.
Further details
  • Previous experience in operating mono and co-ex blown film extruders is advantageous but training will be given.
  • Hours of work - 4 shift; 12 hour shifts; 36/48 hour weeks; 2 weeks days, 2 weeks nights.
  • 2 hours per week paid at 1.5 x base rate (average working week 42 hours).
  • Premium rates for weekend working (2 in 4); 1.5 x base rate Saturdays, 2 x base rate Sundays.
  • Annual leave paid at 1.24 x base rate.
  • Earnings are dependent on previous experience in the industry.
  • There is an opportunity to progress to higher operative grades.


Machine Operators

To operate a bag making machine to process flat films for conversion into industrial sacks.

Tasks

  • To operate and set a bag making machine (30 metres in length) to process flat films to convert into industrial sacks.
  • To assist with machine set up, ensuring production is maintained on a continual basis.
  • To mount rolls of patch and valve film.
  • Carry out quality checks in accordance with checklists.
  • To work as part of a team of 6.
  • To undertake any ad hoc projects.

Further details

  • A mechanical background would be an advantage.
  • The ability to fault find and problem solve is essential.
  • Hours of work – 2 shift; Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts; 06.00-14.00/14.00-22.00.
  • Earnings are dependent on previous production experience.
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 x base rate.
  • There is an opportunity to progress to higher operative grades.


Checker/Packer

To inspect, fault find and pack finished product into cartons.

Tasks

  • To inspect, fault find and pack finished product from a bag making machine into cartons.
  • To work as part of a team of 2.
  • To undertake any ad hoc projects.

Further details

  • Hours of work – 2 shift; Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts; 06.00-14.00/14.00-22.00.
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 x base rate.


Assistant Printers/Flexographic Printers

To operate an 8/10 colour print press to produce process printed film.

Tasks

  • To set up print presses by following works order instructions.
  • Ensure print presses are adequately stocked with film, inks and cores.
  • As an assistant, assist the No. 1 Printer to operate a flexo print press.
  • As a Printer, to operate 8 colour print presses to produce high quality process printed film.
  • Monitor a SAP computer system to ensure machine production plans are followed.
  • To undertake any ad hoc projects.

Further details

  • Hours of work – 3 shift; Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts; 06.00-14.00/14.00-22.00/22.00-06.00.
  • Earnings are dependent on previous production experience.
  • Night shifts (one in 3 weeks) paid at 1.5 x base rate.
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 x base rate.
  • There is an opportunity to progress to higher operative grades.
 
  • 2 and 3 shift; 21 days annual leave increasing by one day after a completed year of employment up to 27 days per annum, plus bank holidays.
  • 4 shift; 256 hours annual leave increasing by 8 hours after a completed year of employment up to 304 hours per annum including hours to cover bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme, Company contribution 5%.
  • 24 hour Confidential Employee Assisted Programme.
  • Ample car, motorbike parking, secure cycle compound.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Corporate Leisure Facilities Membership Scheme.
  • Staff Social Events.
  • Long Service Awards.
  • Life Assurance; Death in Service Payment (3 x annual earnings).

Previous experience in the industry would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given to the right candidates.

Contact

Carol Harrison
Human Resources B+K UK
TF1 7XX Telford Shropshire
Great Britain / Ireland

phone +44 1952 60 68 48

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