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Careers at Duo

At Duo our people are our key asset and having a happy and motivated workforce has been integral in the company's success to date. We are proud of the fact we have employees who have chosen to stay and grow with us from the very beginning. The marketplace, the environment and the consumer requirements have changed over the years our low staff turnover has ensured that our products have always been of a consistently high quality.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to work for one of the UK's leading packaging companies please send your CV to caroline.archer@duo-uk.co.uk

Current Vacancies 

Flexographic Print Operative

Location: Manchester

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday, rotating day & night shifts, 48 hours per week

Salary: Based on experience

Duo is searching for a flexographic print operative to join our print team at our manufacturing site in Manchester. As a print operative your role is to print the design of some of the UK's biggest online retailers onto polythene film substrate. This is the second stage in Duo's manufacturing process before the final stage where the printed film is converted into a vast range of products from mailing bags to technical sheeting.

What's on offer:

  • Full time, permanent roles
  • Generous opportunities for overtime
  • Overtime paid at premium rates
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Fixed shift patterns so you always know when you'll be working (Monday-Thursday)
  • Full training provided
  • Free car parking on site
  • Workwear & PPE provided
  • Family owned business, friendly environment

Main Duties include:

  • Responsible to mount and set the printing plate and operate the flexographic print machines to produce the volume of printed film as specified in the job sheet
  • Set the polythene film reel and carry out efficient job change overs ensuring machine downtime and scrap meets minimum targets
  • Monitor the performance of the printing machine ensuring maximum output is achieved at all times
  • For each job you must perform and document all of the relevant quality control checks in line with the quality policy
  • Ensure that all finished goods are labelled correctly, stacked and wrapped safely and meet the company's high presentation standards
  • On completion of a job, file away the printing plates and check any un-used ink back into stock

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to work for one of the UK's leading packaging companies we look forward to receiving your application.

Blown Film Extrusion Operative

Location: Manchester

Hours of Work: 4 on / 4 off 12 hour rotating day and night shifts 

Salary: Based on experience

Duo is searching for a blown film extrusion operator to join our extrusion team at our manufacturing site in Manchester. The extrusion department is the first stage in Duo's manufacturing process and is where the raw material is blended and extruded to form the polythene film for a vast range of applications from mailing bags to technical sheeting.

We are looking for an individual to work as a team to extrude the polythene film and be responsible for feeding the machines, obtaining the raw materials and packing products. The role involves assist in maintaining the optimum production speeds of the machines, reduce change overtime and minimise scrap produced.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual that wants to work in a fast paced environment. Previous experience is essential and IT literacy is a must. Must have an FLT licence.

The successful candidate will have good time management and organisation skills, works well under pressure and can prioritise effectively to meet time critical deadlines.

To apply for this role please email your CV to caroline.archer@duo-uk.co.uk

 

Night Shift Machine Operative 

Location: Manchester

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday 7:30pm - 7:30am

Salary: Based on experience

Duo is searching for a conversion machine operator to join our conversion team at our manufacturing site in Manchester. As a Conversion operative your role will be to run various conversion machines to convert the polythene film into the final end packaging product for our customers who include some of the UK's biggest online retailers. You will follow a job sheet and produce product to the correct specification, ensure that any non conforming products are removed and pack items ready for dispatch.

What's on offer:

  • Full time, permanent roles
  • Rate from £8.23 per hour
  • Generous opportunities for overtime
  • Overtime paid at premium rates
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Fixed shift patterns so you always know when you'll be working (Mon-Thursday 19:30-07:30am)
  • Full training provided
  • Free car parking on site
  • Workwear & PPE provided
  • Family owned business, friendly environment

Key Tasks

  • Responsible to set the conversion machine to produce the packaging style specified on a job sheet
  • Understand and carry out the safe operating procedures specific for the machine you are operating
  • Operate the conversion machine to its optimum settings without compromising on safety or quality
  • Report any machine maintenance issues
  • Work as a team to assist in the conversion team targets and using teamwork to ensure targets and deadlines are achieved.
  • Ensure that all outbound packages are labelled correctly, stacked safely and meet the company's high presentation standards

Previous factory experience desirable

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to work for one of the UK's leading packaging companies we look forward to receiving your application.

To apply for this role please email your CV to caroline.archer@duo-uk.co.uk

Did you know?

Thanks to our on-going investment in closed-loop recycling, we're able to reduce our dependency on natural materials.

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