Extrusion Operator

Job Title: Extrusion Operator
Location: UK

Are you searching for a career with the opportunity to learn, develop and progress further? If so, we are currently recruiting for a permanent role to come and join our Extrusion team at our Winsford site. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate looking to develop their career and join a progressive business.

No previous experience is required as a full training programme is supplied. 

Key areas of responsibility

  • De-bagging - decanting raw materials following customer/order specification.

  • Removal of finished product from the winder, palletising and packaging of finished products to customer specification.

  • Reloading reeling bars/air shafts with the required cores and basic winder operation.

  • Removal of scrap product from the winding areas clearly identifying all production scrap with the correct codes identified on works tickets.

  • Assists in/carries out filter changes and die face cleans.

  • Assists in order/blend changes.

  • Production recording.

  • SIC sheet (Short Interval Control) recording.

  • Provides samples for quality control checks as per house standard or special instructions requirements.

  • Prepare and deliver all polymer materials to the extrusion line(s) as required.

  • Collect and deliver all cores and packaging items required for the completion of orders current and planned.

  • When no longer required, returns all materials to stock e.g. polymers, masterbatches, cores, pallets and packaging items following the correct procedures for each.

  • Assists in machine deep cleans.

  • Maintains hygiene and housekeeping standards.

  • Completion of duties in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, making recommendations for improvement through Health & Safety Representative as appropriate.

  • Completion of ad-hoc duties to meet the needs of the business, subject to appropriate training.

Key requirements

  •  Proactive in gaining knowledge and skills.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the health & safety and the wellbeing of individuals and the environment.

  • Demonstrates commitment towards excellence in quality, and efficiency.

  • Communicates in an open and honest manner demonstrating ethical behaviours at all times.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and complies with, Coveris values.

  • Demonstrates respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of all those who work in, and leaders of our business.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who invest in people. Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please forward your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

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