The job title

Wrapping Machine Technician

Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Start Date
Aug 26 2020 12:00AM

Wrapping Machine Technician

Job Purpose

To operate Wrapping Machines and Ancillary equipment within areas of responsibility at optimum efficiency and with minimum downtime and minimum defective product

Main Duties 

  • To operate wrapping machines and ancillary equipment to a high standard of efficiency and hygiene
  • To ensure correct wrapping materials and date coding are fitted to said machines as stated by the daily programme and date code manual
  • To clean wrapping machinery, packing equipment and surrounding work area
  • To assist Packing team leaders with unit functions
  • To complete periodic finished pack checks in accordance with QA requirements
  • To ensure Metal Detectors and Checkweighers are working correctly in accordance with standard procedures and working instructions

Additional Duties 

  • The operator is responsible for the safe operation of the machine he/ she is assigned too
  • Machines shall only be run with correct guards bolted in position
  • Any machine / wrapping faults shall be reported to the Machine Attendant / Engineering Department
  • The operator is responsible for adjusting machine speeds to match product flow area
  • The operator is responsible for maintaining the quality of the wrapping product passing through the wrapping line in accordance with the relevant Quality Procedure(s)
  • Product quality must not be compromised at any stage of the wrapping process
  • Any non-conformance with Work Instructions or Quality Procedures must be reported to Q.A immediately.

Skill Needed

  • The job holder works within a team environment with the Production and 

    Quality Management, consequently, the jobholder requires to posses a variety of skills and deploys them appropriately.

  • The jobholder must communicate effectively and provide technical leadership.

  • The job holder must have basic numeric and literacy knowledge.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Diagnosis and fault rectification skills are essential.

  • Correct use of hand tool.

  • Knowledge of packaging and wrapping machines.

  • Excellent attitude.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.  

    Please note: the above is neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the job holder maybe required to undertake such other engineering duties as may reasonably be assigned to him / her from time to time.