Careers & Opportunities at Bladen Box


Digital Machine Operator

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery (digital printers and digital cutters). Full training will be given.


  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Control and adjust machine settings
  • Feed raw material to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain activity logs



  • Reliable & punctual
  • Computer literate
  • Working knowledge of measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • GCSEs in Maths & English (grade C or higher) or equivalent
  • Ability to work shift patterns (6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm), usual pattern is 8am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8am-2pm Friday)
  • Ability to work overtime when requested


  • Experience as a machine operator
  • Experience in a production or manufacturing environment


Please email your CV & a covering letter explaining why you will be suitable for the post to