Shift Setter


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type
Call for further information

Our client, Birch Valley Plastics, are a successful manufacturing company based in the north of Plymouth and are part of the Cablecraft Group, due to growing business, this company is now looking to recruit a Shift Setter.

The ideal candidate for this role would need to be energetic and mechanically minded and have manufacturing experience, ideally within a plastics extrusion environment.  The Shift Setter will be required to perform the following tasks after Training:

Main Duties

  • Opening of Factory and the turning on of all machinery.
  • Deployment and efficient use of staff.
  • Setting and start-up/shut-down of machinery.
  • Efficient use of raw materials.
  • Ensure compliance with all quality parameters of product, packing and labels as laid down in the Quality Manual.
  • Continually seeking improvements in productivity and quality.
  • Ensure safe working practice and environment.
  • Carry out first off and patrol inspections
  • Carry out quality/operator audits
  • Liaise with plant maintenance
  • Organize and ensure that a smooth shift changeover occurs

Skills and experience required

  • Machine operating and setting
  • Plastic extrusion experience (preferred)
  • Conscientiousness, hard working with good attention to detail and a positive attitude, are all key attributes of this role.

If you are an experienced Shift Setter  and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below. 

For informal chat please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Nigel. Many thanks for your interest.


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