Finishing Operative Gainsborough

Gainsborough Site

Closing Date: 23/01/19
Location: Coveris Gainsborough
Department: Film

To provide a timely service by slitting master reels down to correctly sized reels in accordance with customer specification. This may include needle perforations, punch perforation or straight slitting of the material.

Principal Accountabilities:

To adhere with health and safety, and hygiene rules at all times.

Complete a timely and accurate shift changeover with the opposite member of staff.

Constantly review the Prism system to identify the next job to be completed.

Check content of job wallets to ensure instructions are correct and match the content of the Prism system.  To ensure make ready is to the correct customer specification.  Follow special instructions as detailed in the job wallets.

Produce QA samples for internal and external checking.

Produce correct labels to be attached to the inner core and outer bag for each reel, in accordance with information on Prism.

To set up and operate the slitting machine safely and correctly in order to slit the film to the correct customer specification.

Follow and adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures and Works Instructions relevant to the department

To fulfil any other duties as may be identified by the Line Manager.

Key Responsibilities:


To ensure that consideration and good relations are maintained at all times.

To liaise, and communicate fully, at all times with the Line Manager and relevant personnel within the departmental framework.


Line Manager

Team Leaders

QA department




To always complete all duties to a high standard, in line with Coveris business objectives.

Person specification - Who you need to be

Awareness of high hygiene standards

High level of accuracy

High level of attention to detail

Correct usage of personal protective equipment

Good timekeeping and attendance

Basic IT skills

To react quickly to changing priorities

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