Machine Operative

Location Penryn
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Temp to Perm
Salary: £9.90 - £12.87 per hour
Contact name: Kirra Graham

Contact email:
Job ref: KI 100281
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

​We are currently looking for a number of candidates for new jobs based in the Penryn area!


My client, a well-established and ever-growing manufacturing unit, is looking for a Machine Operative to start immediately.

Previous factory work experience would be desirable, but not essential as training will be provided. The role involves lots of repetitive and heavy lifting, so applicants must be comfortable with this.


The ideal candidate will work well to meet production deadlines and be flexible to work both morning and afternoon shifts to suit business needs.

Full on the job training and support provided. Great for someone looking to get into an ongoing, progressive role.


Key duties:

  • Machine minding and handling

  • Keeping workstations clean and tidy

  • Setting up machines, loading reels of paper ready for coating

  • Measuring chemicals and mixing ready for job runs

  • Coating and cutting products, packing into boxes


Working hours

Candidates must be happy to work on a shift basis, days to start covering the evenings when required

  • Monday – Friday

  • Days – 0700-1530

  • Evenings – 1530-2300


What’s in it for you:

  • Immediate start

  • Full time hours, split across AM and PM shift

  • Additional overtime when busy

  • £9.90 day rate, £12.87 afternoon rate

  • Permanent offer after 12 successful weeks!


Overtime opportunities when busy and occasional Saturdays.

40 hour week basic.


If you want more information on the role, please contact us today!


Email –

Call – 01872 222 338


Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.