Gluing Machine Operator

Ref. Number:7148 Location:Glasnevin, Dublin 11, Leinster Category:Packaging Firms Type:Full-time Salary:35-40k DOE

Job Description


Gluing Machine Operator




To assist in the production of cartons producing finished product in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 & PS9000 2011 and the company’s best practice quality and safety procedures.



  • Machine Set Up;
  • Basic machine maintenance;
  • Ensure daily production targets are met;
  • To comply with current systems of working including established shift patterns;
  • To work as a team to achieve daily/ weekly production targets working as part of a crew on the gluing assembly lines reporting to the machine operator;
  • To achieve the highest possible quality standards working within the guidelines outlined in the established quality systems to achieve customer specification;
  • Quality check cartons whilst feeding these into the gluing machine;
  • Quality check glued cartons whilst coming off the gluing lines;
  • Perform setup of case sealer and ink jet printer;
  • Kit machine with correct elements as per job work ticket/ docket;
  • Assist machine operator with setup including the sustainment of 5S procedures;
  • Pack into correct corrugates per customer specification;
  • Comply with sampling process as per customer request;
  • Participate as part of a team to maximise machine efficiency to reach production targets;
  • Participate in continuous learning and development to update skills and participate in improvement initiatives in production;
  • To work flexibly across all the finishing departments including the rotation of positions and machines


Health & Safety

  • To Work in a safe manner adhering as per training and safety procedures of the site and department;
  • To report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and potential risks and ensure you behave in a way which minimises risk to yourself and others;



  • To assist in the maintenance of all machinery and equipment in line with established planned maintenance programmes;
  • To keep work area clean, tidy ensuring that the highest standards of housekeeping and hygiene are always maintained.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and we would expect you to carry out any other reasonable duty which you are capable of performing.


  • Experience of working in a production environment desirable with demonstrable knowledge of good manufacturing practice
  • Ideally, experience of working to ISO 9001
  •  Good eye for detail and the ability to examine cartons to a high quality standards is essential
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Good Communication skills including a basic knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing



  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness and a concern for standards
  • Efficiency focussed
  • Attention to Detail
  • Results focussed
  • Team Player
  • Positive Attitude
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality



Flexible and adaptable to change and prepared to take on additional responsibilities with other duties as required to meet business needs.

This is a full-time permanent position. The job hours are shift as follows:

7:00am – 3:00pm            Monday – Thursday

7:00am – 1:30pm            Friday

Rotating with

3:00pm – 11:00pm         Monday – Thursday

1:30pm – 8:00pm           Friday



Apply with CV (MS Word format) to:

David Fitzsimons Print Recruitment