Machine Setter

Job ref. PLSETT123


£14.30 per hour


Contract: Full time

The Best Connection are recruiting on behalf of our client, a leading plastic manufacturing company in Poole, for a Machine Setter/Operator to run the Thermoforming production lines. Working set shift patterns is a requirement of the role and will include night work.


  • Carry out tool & insert changes correctly to SOC’s
  • Ensure thermoforming machinery is running to standard cycle speed
  • Clean granulators, lines, towers, loaders and blenders between colour/formulation changes
  • Maintain hygiene and housekeeping standards in the work area and around machines at all times.
  • Keep plastic properly separated – no mixed plastics of different colour or paper/absorbent pads/bubble pads when granulating

Ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role highly advantageous
  • Able to work on your feet for long periods of time
  • Happy to work set shift patterns including night shifts

Working hours:

Shift patterns are:

  • Week 1 Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6am-6pm
  • Week 2 Wednesday, Thursday 6am-6pm
  • Week 3 (Night Shifts) Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6pm-6am
  • Week 4 (Night Shifts) Wednesday, Thursday 6pm-6am

Pay Rate:

  • £14.30ph 


Temp to perm position for the right candidate. 

  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Ongoing Assignment
  • Weekend Work
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