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Machine Operator Laminator

Location Skipton (United Kingdom)

Quality without compromise

Are you looking to ensure top-notch quality in laminated products? Laminating machine operators play a crucial role in guaranteeing high-quality outcomes. They manage various job needs, arrange materials meticulously, and maintain equipment for optimal performance. By inspecting materials, adjusting settings, and conducting preventive maintenance, these operators uphold production quality standards.

What are you going to do

  • Operate our Laminating machine running solid board reels & PE liners to laminate solid board sheets for food packaging companies to specified quality standards.
  • Mix glue and maintain glue system for laminating machine, keeping clean.
  • Safely loading laminating reels into reel stations to consume all reel to the core and monitor change overs, Preparation, Splicing and reel alignment, Webbing & band tension.
  • Ensure laminating quality is of the highest standard of accuracy, size and flatness required for converting.
  • Ensure the machine is cleaned between orders and at the end of each day this includes rollers, glue section, waste skips, reel stations etc.
  • Monitor and fine tune machine running speeds to make sure efficiencies are maintained consistently to achieve targets & Customer deliveries.
  • Coordinate with the Team Leaders & planning team to maximise reel changeovers and output.
  • Reduce machine downtime by providing feedback to engineering teams to maximise running time and output.
  • Weekly routine maintenance cleaning down machine to maintain high BRC standards, working with engineering team to grease and replace any worn parts.
  • Learn & operate other process lines & Machines such as folder gluers, Die Cutters & Printers when requested as part of the company’s training and development plans.

Our expectations

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail a must.
  • Laminating Experience essential.
  • A team player – prepared to help others.
  • Quality focused to produce top quality board.
  • KPI focused to deliver required outputs for customers.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience within the packaging industry
  • Machine operating experience
  • Forklift driving advantageous due to multi skilled work available.

The job description is not exhaustive. From time to time, you may be required to perform other duties and responsibilities which are not included in the above description: but are within your capabilities and where necessary training will be given.

Our offer

As a Machine Operator Laminator at Solidus, we offer you a challenging position within a dynamic and ambitious international organization that is constantly changing. We offer you an attractive benefits package. And last but not least, a pleasant working environment in which you work together with enthusiastic and driven colleagues. The organization has a very flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths, you will have direct communication with UKBU and sales directors, BU managers, Vendors & Suppliers, Operational & Commercial Supply Chain Colleagues – all levels and Colleagues across the UK business unit as required on a project by project basis.


We are Solidus. Involved with our environment since 1870. With pride in our history, we make circular packaging and sustainable solid board solutions for customers all over the world. In the past from straw, now from recycled paper. Here you get the possibilities. To learn, to develop, to make a difference. We do this with 1500 colleagues throughout Europe. With the passion for technology and driven by progress. Together we contribute to less waste and a cleaner world. An international player and still always close by. Full of innovation, full of new ideas, full of opportunities for everyone. So whatever your talent or ambition is, grow the way you want. Let’s grow together!

Curious about more Solidus? View our new website and company video.


Does the position appeal to you and do you want to contribute to the success of Solidus? Then we would like to hear from you.  To apply please contact our recruiter Laura Dyson,  mobile number: 07958222577 or send a cover letter and CV to

Commercial acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.