Welcome to the Winsford 1-5 Job Vacancy page where resident companies on Winsford Industrial Estate can add their current vacancies.

Below is a list of vacancies that are currently available on the Industrial Estate. To find out more about the position and how to apply, then please click on the appropriate link.

If you are a company on the estate and have a job vacancy that you would like to post, then please send a job description document and a completed template form to:
winsford1-5@groundwork.org.uk.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Apprenticeship in Engineering & Manufacturing – Level 2

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : 2 year Apprenticeship
Salary : Starting at £165.75 per week
Hours : 40 per week, Monday – Friday 07:30 – 15:30
Closing Date : 2019-08-19

What the role entails:

Each apprentice will learn the skills that make Tiger Trailers the best in the business. Working with a skilled mentor they will learn and experience all the major manufacturing stages in the production process. They spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Ideal candidate skills and requirements:

  • Have a desire to succeed
  • Be committed
  • Be hardworking
  • Hold an interest in engineering

Qualifications: GCSE’s grade 1 – 3 in English, Maths & I.T

Main duties of the role:

Before each new apprentice starts working on our shop floor, they attend one week’s basic training at the college to teach basic workshop skills and safe working practices. Following basic training they go to college on day release to receive work shop training, ensuring they achieve the required standards for the Apprenticeship they are completing. They will spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Applications to be submitted via the careers page on the Tiger Trailers website: https://www.tigertrailers.co.uk/vacancies/

Telephone number for further details:

Tiger Trailers
Alan Cartwright House
Road One
Winsford
CW7 3RL

Apprenticeship in Engineering & Manufacturing – Level 3

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : 4 year Apprenticeship
Salary : Starting at £165.75 per week
Hours : 40 per week, Monday – Friday 07:30 – 15:30
Closing Date : 2019-08-19

What the role entails:

Each apprentice will learn the skills that make Tiger Trailers the best in the business. Working with a skilled mentor they will learn and experience all the major manufacturing stages in the production process. They spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Ideal candidate skills and requirements:

  • Have a desire to succeed
  • Be committed
  • Be hardworking
  • Hold an interest in engineering

Qualifications: GCSE’s grade 4 – 9 in English, Maths & I.T
Main duties of the role:

Before each new apprentice starts working on our shop floor, they attend one week’s basic training at the college to teach basic workshop skills and safe working practices. Following basic training they go to college on day release to receive work shop training, ensuring they achieve the required standards for the Apprenticeship they are completing. They will spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Applications to be submitted via the careers page on the Tiger Trailers website: https://www.tigertrailers.co.uk/vacancies/

Telephone number for further details:

Tiger Trailers
Alan Cartwright House
Road One
Winsford
CW7 3RL

Cyanoacrylate Technician

Company : AMS
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Salary : N/A
Hours : N/A
Contact Email : angela.middleton@admedsol.com

This position will initially be based in Winsford, but reporting to the Plant Chemist at Plymouth. The first 6 to 9 months will involve assisting Group Engineering in the development of a butyl synthesis process, before transitioning into a production role with a dotted line to the Winsford Production Manager on a day to day basis.

If you are interested in applying for this position, or know of someone who would be an ideal candidate, please contact Angela Middleton, HR Department angela.middleton@admedsol.com
The job holder will carry out the synthesis, distillation, purification and in process testing of all cyanoacrylate monomers and deliver the production plan for cyanoacrylate monomer including synthesis, distillation, purification and in process testing to ensure that pre and post manufacturing specifications are met in line with manufacturing demand.

Key Accountabilities:
• To carry out synthesis, distillation, purification and in process testing to ensure that pre and post manufacturing specifications are met in line with manufacturing demand
• To ensure cyanoacrylate production is correct and to specification.
• Assist with verification and validations as required
• To ensure training records are maintained.
• Any other reasonable requirement as required to meet the business objectives

The ideal candidate will have:-
• Educated to GCSE level (including English ,Maths and Chemistry) or equivalent
• Educated to at least A level or equivalent in Chemistry. HNC/D or equivalent preferred
• Previous experience in chemical manufacturing environment preferred
• Understanding of Health and Safety procedures.
• Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
• The ability to accurately follow instructions
• The ability to read and follow standard procedures
• Ability to work well within a team.
• Ability to be flexible with working hours to meet business demands

If you are interested in applying for this position, or know of someone who would be an ideal candidate, please contact Angela Middleton, HR Department  angela.middleton@admedsol.com

Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative

Company : AOCC
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Part Time / Holiday Cover
Hours : As required

Job Role

  • Multi-drop parcel delivery/collection van driving
  • Same Day courier van driving
  • Warehouse order picking / parcel sorting
  • We are looking for a somebody to fill the above role, we need candidates who are enthusiastic, flexible and who can work on their own initiative.
  • They must be able to work as part of a team but are equally capable of working on their own.

Full clean driving license would be preferred.

Previous experience would be looked at favourably but is not essential.

Email your CV to contact@aoccltd.com or call 01606 551154

Electrical Engineer/Panel Wirer

Company : LV Power Solutions Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Temp - Perm (6 month trial period)
Salary : from £18,000 BUT depends on experience
Hours : 8am - 5:30pm (1 hour lunch) Monday - Thursday. 8am - 3:30pm Friday

We have a great opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team, who offer complete bespoke switchgear solutions across the UK. Working closely with the Production Manager and General Manager, the successful candidate will provide key support with ongoing projects and general day to day production schedule. This role will be predominantly workshop based, however some travel will be required to carry our site surveys and installations.

It’s the first step on the ladder for a successful career in a Production Management within a growing industry.


The Role
This role will be an extremely varied position, but the key responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Operations Manager with day to day tasks, ensuring all projects are completed to deadline
  • Have a clear understanding of the production schedule, including job file requirements, kit lists and deadlines
  • Deputise for Ops Manager, including attending meetings as and when required
  • Co-ordinate and assist workshop team
  • Provide service reports
  • Attend site surveys and installations
  • Ensure workshop cleanliness
  • ALL aspects of Health and Safety

The Candidate

The candidate: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of HND qualification within the Electrical Engineering field. Excellent Communication skills and great team ethics are required as they will be working within a team of 6 engineers and technicians, however the ability to manage a project comfortably and confidently on their own is essential. Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn will be key. You must be enthusiastic, positive and have a “can do” attitude.

  • Full UK Drivers License
  • Reporting line: Engineer
  • Direct Report: technician (when required to deputise for Ops Manager)
  • Salary: TBC depending on experience
  • Qualification: Minimum of HND in Engineering. ECA card an advantage

Extrusion Operator

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : 24,500
Hours : 2 x 7am-7pm, 2 x 7pm - 7am, 4 x rest
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-07-10

Coveris is a leading global manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions. At our Winsford site, we produce polythene film to strict customer expectations.

This role is on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 2 days then 2 nights then 4 off

Key Responsibilities

-Responsibility for the production of polythene film products to the required customer specification on production line(s).
-Maximisation of production output.
-Completion of order and blend changes.
-Carry out and accurately record quality control checks, taking remedial action where required.
-Working to work tickets and job specification sheets, and accurately completing all production-related controlled documents, ensuring compliance to customer requirements and quality standards.
-Ensure finished product packaging is completed to specification and sufficient for customer expectation.
-Ensure handover to next shift is completed
-Maintenance of housekeeping and hygiene standards.
-Completion of duties in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with the Health & Safety at -Work Act 1974
-Completion of ad-hoc duties to meet the needs of the business, subject to appropriate training.
Key Behaviours/Values

-Committed to the health & safety and the wellbeing of co-workers and the environment.
-Committed to achieving excellence in both quality and line efficiency.
-Supports and participates in the training and development of team members.
-Assists in coaching less experienced co-workers.
-Communicates in an open and honest manner demonstrating ethical and professional behaviours at all times.
-Respects the rights, differences, and dignity of all those who work in, and lead our business.
-Dependability – Takes personal ownership of all aspects of the job role.
-Positive attitude -Maintains a positive attitude, even in difficult situations. Able to tackle issues both big and small. Promotes team spirit and morale.

Finishing Operator

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : £24,500
Hours : 2 x 7am-7pm, 2 x 7pm - 7am, 4 x rest
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-07-10

Coveris is a leading international packaging manufacturer. Our Winsford site, based on the industrial estate CW7 3RD, focuses on the production of polythene film to tight customer specifications.

Please note this is a shift based role: 2 x days 7am-7pm, 2 x nights 7pm-7am, 4 rest days.

Finishing Operator

To assist stretch film production operations in maintaining production capabilities and efficiency.

Run Conversion machinery to rework large rolls and transform into smaller roles.

Key Responsibilities:

-Maintain Production and Quality to specification, ensuring waste is kept to a minimum
Assist in loading of large reels
-Basic winder operations – load and unload of reeling bars, cores and product
-Set the slitter machine to accommodate different core lengths and diameters
-Ensure finished product is packaged and palletised
-Accurately completes production records
-Segregate and removal of scrap product
-Bail scrap product and raw material bags
-Move pallets to wrapping post using hand pallet truck & wrap pallets
-Dispose of waste and floor sweepings
-Ensure housekeeping and hygiene standards are consistently maintained
-Other duties and flexibility may be required to meet the needs of the business, subject to appropriate training
Person specification – Who you need to be

Have a good general level of education (including maths specifically)

Ideally have a background in manufacturing
Ability to work closely with other members of the team ensuring cooperation and a team working atmosphere
Have excellent attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively

Junior Developer

Company : Turnkey Instruments Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Hours : N/A

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and technically astute junior developer to join a small development team, helping to implement new and enhanced existing software systems.

This role would be suited to a recent IT graduate with some object-orientated software development exposure.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • As a junior developer, you will have a passion for development, a great attitude, and be committed to developing software that consistently impresses our customers.
  • You will be working on a variety of in-house development projects, on both new and existing systems.

Skills and experience:

  • Programming skills to include: Java, PHP, Swift/Kotlin.
  • Knowledge of web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery).
  • Database knowledge (MySQL).
  • Hands-on experience of unit testing frameworks (JUnit).
  • Other JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, etc) a plus.

Send your CV to: dave.brooks@turnkey-instruments.com

Production Operative

Company : Technoprint
Location : Winsford
Job Type : Permanent
Salary : £18,000 per year
Hours : 40 per week
Contact Email : sarah.lloyd@technoprint.net

As a Production Operative, if not already trained to our standards, you will receive training using an apprenticeship framework (please note apprenticeships are not age restricted) in addition to an in-depth induction with exposure to all aspects of the company. You will learn how to set up and operate machinery to achieve the required quality levels and maintain these throughout the run. You will be given the training to effectively maintain and clean the machinery, ensuring health and safety procedures are followed correctly.

Salary: £18,000 plus shift rate and bonus (this rate is based upon the operative attaining the appropriate skill level)

Permanent, initially working days (8am – 4.30pm) while initial training takes place, then transitioning to fortnightly shift pattern (6am – 2.30pm & 1.30pm – 10pm)

Company Overview:
Technoprint specialise in supplying folded patient information leaflets to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and related industries within the UK, with exports increasing year on year. Following substantial growth over the last several years, the company is excited to be moving to new, purpose-built premises on Winsford Industrial Estate within the next 18 months.

We are accredited to ISO9001:2015 (Quality Management System), PS9000:2016 (Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practice – GMP) and ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management System.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive rate of pay including a 15% shift rate for hours worked under the shift pattern. As an employee, you will be eligible to receive a potential annual bonus amount of up to £2,400 (subject to hitting KPI and financial targets). Other employee benefits include 28 days paid holiday (including UK public bank holidays), attractive healthcare package, pension scheme, bike to work scheme and child care voucher scheme.

The role:
We are a fast growing, innovative company looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Production Operative to join our expanding team. It is a permanent role, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (inclusive) operating on a fortnightly shift pattern:

The start and finish times are as follows:
Early shift: 6.00 am to 2.30 pm Monday to Friday; and
Late shift: 1.30 pm to 10.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 11.30 am to 8.00 pm on a Friday.

You will be required to:
• To operate production machinery.
• Input accurate information into Tharstern via IDC.
• Liaise closely with other members of the print, finishing and pre-press department to ensure
efficient working to enable maximum throughput of job.
• Keep clean and maintain all equipment ensuring necessary spare parts are kept in stock.
• Maintenance, cleaning and health & safety procedures to be completed as per schedules provided.
• Keep production areas tidy and presentable.
• Ensure stocks are maintained at correct levels.
• Liaise with engineers.
• To work to the standard operating procedures developed for your job role.
• Maintain safe working practices and assure all machines are relevantly guarded.

You will be required to have the following:
• Good attendance and timekeeping
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and proactive
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to work independently to complete tasks
• Ability to liaise effectively with other departments of the organisation
• Ability to work from job sheets and standard operating procedures
• Knowledge of ISO 9001, PS9000 and ISO14001 standards (desirable)

Please email your CV to sarah.lloyd@technoprint.net

Sales Engineer

Company : CSS Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Full-time
Salary : Dependent on experience
Hours : Hours 8.25 – 4.55 Monday to Thursday, 8.25-2.55 Friday

We are a mechanical and Electrical Engineering company specialising in the manufacture of chemical Dosing Equipment.
The Company has been trading for over 30 years.

This position is to support the sales team in processing orders for parts mainly in our catalogue and building up to dealing with small projects.

This position does not involve call calling, it is only processing enquiries that come in.
Good communication and organisational skills are required.
You will be required to deal with clients and suppliers.
General administration duties will also be part of your role.

Holidays 25 days per year plus Christmas shut down.

To see the range of fittings we sell please look on our website www.chemicalsupport.co.uk

If you have a basic understanding of engineering components and would like to know more about the role then please email Jacqui Wood at sales@chemicalsupport.co.uk

Structural Engineering / Draughting

Company : Hallmason Design Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Salary : £167.48 a week
Hours : 38.5 hours per week @ £4.35/hour

We are looking for an engineering level 3 Apprentices to join our team. Hallmason are looking to recruit apprentices to join an excellent team. They offer a comprehensive training package in association with the local engineering colleges as well as an excellent working environment and benefits package.

For more information: Structural Engineering – Draughting

Warehouse Material Handler

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One CW73RD
Job Type : 9 month fixed term, full time
Salary : £24,500
Hours : 2 x 7am-7pm, 2 x 7pm - 7am, 4 off
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-06-14

Coveris is a leading international packaging manufacturer. At our Winsford site we produce polythene film to tight customer specifications.

Warehouse Material Handler

2 x days 7am -7pm, 2 x nights 7pm – 7am, 4 off.

Principle accountabilities:

– To contribute to the efficient running of manufacturing operations by providing consistent material supply to and from production operations, accurately recording stock movements of production materials, finished goods and scrap product.

– Ensure manufacturing areas are kept clear at all times. Stock to be recorded on the AS400 and placed in the designated location.

– Pick raw material as required and transfer to the allocated machines.

– Ensure all products are stretch wrapped to a high standard.

– Ensure that sufficient stocks of pallets and packaging materials are available to manufacturing on a shift basis, communicating deficit where appropriate to Warehouse Supervisor/Team Leader/Warehouse Manager.

– Carry out FLT checks and operations in line with Company procedures.

– Provide reasonable cover for other shifts in the event of sickness/injury/holiday requirement.

– Consolidation of product to ensure space capacity is maximized in the Warehouse.

– Carries out other duties that may be required at the demand of the business, subject to the appropriate training.

You must be able to travel to Road One CW7 3RD. A valid Counterbalance licence is required.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £24,540.00 /year

Warehouse Material Handler

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : 9 month FTC
Salary : 24,500
Hours : 2 x 7am-7pm, 2 x 7pm - 7am, 4 off
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-07-09

Please note this is a 9 month fixed term opportunity

-To contribute to the efficient running of manufacturing operations by providing consistent material supply to and from production operations, accurately recording stock movements of production materials, finished goods and scrap product.

– Ensure manufacturing areas are kept clear at all times. Stock to be recorded on the AS400 and placed in the designated location.

– Pick raw material as required and transfer to the allocated machines.

– Ensure all products are stretch wrapped to a high standard.

– Ensure that sufficient stocks of pallets and packaging materials are available to manufacturing on a shift basis, communicating deficit where appropriate to Warehouse Supervisor/Team Leader/Warehouse Manager.

– Carry out FLT checks and operations in line with Company procedures.

– Provide reasonable cover for other shifts in the event of sickness/injury/holiday requirement.

– Consolidation of product to ensure space capacity is maximized in the Warehouse.

– Carries out other duties that may be required at the demand of the business, subject to the appropriate training.

You must be able to travel to Road One CW7 3RD. A valid Counterbalance licence is required.

Warehouse Operative

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One CW7 3RD
Job Type : 9 month fixed term, full time
Salary : 22,300
Hours : Monday - Friday, 10 hour days
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-06-13

Principal Accountabilities:

– To assist in the day to day activities of a busy Warehouse department.

– To offload, check quantity and quality of incoming supplies. Ensure the external storage of polymer is neat and safely stocked.

– To ensure the correct storage of pallets and effective pallet distribution.

– To assist the Stock Controller with polymer rotation.

– To load and unload machine parts for the maintenance department as required.

– To pick stock from the pick list, ensuring all product is packed and presentation is to a high standard before being loaded onto the vehicle.

– To check all loads before leaving site, ensuring products are correctly picked and immediately reporting any anomalies to the Warehouse Shift Supervisor.

– To consolidate stock (FIFO)

– To pick all finished goods and assemble loads in the designated load area.

– Assist material handlers as required and cover in their absence

– All other duties as required

Must be able to travel to Road One CW7 3RD. Must have a valid Counterbalance FLT licence.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £22,300.00 /year

Warehouse Operative

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : 9 month FTC
Salary : 22,300
Hours : Mon-Fri

Please note this is a 9 month fixed term opportunity

– To assist in the day to day activities of a busy Warehouse department.

– To offload, check quantity and quality of incoming supplies. Ensure the external storage of polymer is neat and safely stocked.

– To ensure the correct storage of pallets and effective pallet distribution.

– To assist the Stock Controller with polymer rotation.

– To load and unload machine parts for the maintenance department as required.

– To pick stock from the pick list, ensuring all product is packed and presentation is to a high standard before being loaded onto the vehicle.

– To check all loads before leaving site, ensuring products are correctly picked and immediately reporting any anomalies to the Warehouse Shift Supervisor.

– To consolidate stock (FIFO)

– To pick all finished goods and assemble loads in the designated load area.

– Assist material handlers as required and cover in their absence

– All other duties as required

Must be able to travel to Road One CW7 3RD. Must have a valid Counterbalance FLT licence.

Warehouse/Driver Operative

Company : Saint Flooring
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Hours : N/A

Must be flexible, over 21 due to vehicle insurance and must hold a Forklift licence.

For more information please contact darren@saintflooring.co.uk