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Machine Operator (BE750) - Edinburgh

Machine Operator
Edinburgh
Full Time and Permanent
£10.90-£11.27

Be Personnel have immediate availability for Machine Operators to join our clients site in Sighthill, Edinburgh. Our client are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers, Wagon Wheels, Thomas Fudges & Paterson Arran Shortbread. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture sweet & savoury snacks under brands from Mars Confectionery, Cathedral City & Marmite, as well as a key player in manufacturing Retailer Own Brand biscuits.

Due to increased demand, they are now undertaking a volume recruitment campaign and we would love to you be part of this journey.


The role of a machine operative is, as are all of our roles, pivotal. You would be responsible for the following;

  • Ensuring that all packaging materials are available on the lines,
  • Ensuring that the packaging is appropriately inserted and regulated to the correct settings on the packaging machines.
  • Be responsible for pre-production test runs to facilitate a smooth running of the production line.
  • Undertake ad hoc metal detector checks.
  • Monitor and manage robot operating machines.
  • Ensuring that pickers and packaging operative staff are meeting quotas

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working around machinery and have a practical hands on approach to problem solve as and when mechanical issues arise.

Benefits of the role:

  • Choice of shift pattern:
    • Back Shift - 2pm-10pm - £10.90/hour
    • Night Shift - 10pm-6am - £11.44/hour
    • Rotating (1 week Back Shift 1 week Night Shift) - £11.27/hour
  • Each 8-hour shift provides for 2 separate 30 minute breaks!!
  • All Shift are Monday to Friday so...No Weekend Work!
  • Centrally located within the Sighthill area of Edinburgh and easily accessible by public transport.
  • Other advantages include, paid PPE, training with career opportunities, car parking and onsite canteen facilities.
  • 25 Holidays Per Year and closed on Bank Holidays including Christmas & New Year. Access to Employee Benefit Scheme for Retailer Discounts and Cashback, Health & Wellbeing.

Apply today and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch!