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Machine Operator

Liversedge, Yorkshire
£9.50 to £12.00 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Tape Edge Machine Operator to join our hard-working team in Liversedge.

Tape Edge Machine Operator Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 6QAFull Time, Permanent £9.50 - £12.00 an hour40 hours per weekMonday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

We are looking for a Tape Edge Machine Operator to work on our mattress assembly line.

About the role:

You will be operating the sewing machine to stitch rolled edges of filled and tufted mattresses to reinforce their boxlike shape, or to stitch padding and fabric covering around innersprings used in mattress: Positions mattress on table and adjusts machine according to thickness of mattress.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Duties will include tape edge machine operating proficiently
  • Loading/Unloading and moving products
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy
  • To fabricate where needed
  • There will be some heavy lifting involved
  • To provide cover as directed by the relevant team leader/manager/director
  • To minimise waste in all aspects
  • To produce work of a high standard and to promote quality
  • To abide by the company rules set out in the staff handbook and additional policies
  • To maintain cleanliness in the work area
  • To maintain a high standard of attendance and time keeping record
  • To promote company products at all opportunities
  • To suggest new ideas to help enhance processes within the organisation
  • Ad hoc duties at the managements' discretion
  • To work reasonable number of extra hours when the need arises
  • To maintain the company health & safety policy

Experience, skills and qualifications:

  • 2 years' experience in manufacturing (preferred)
  • 1 years' experience as a tape edge machine operator (required)
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • GCSE or equivalent
  • Willingness to work as part of a flexible team
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • Attention to detail, quality minded and team oriented

Highgrove Beds offers its employees a highly competitive salary and job development through internal training courses.


  • Bonus scheme
  • Staff discount
  • PPE provided
  • On-site parking

About us:

Highgrove Beds is one of the UK's fastest growing bed brands. From our manufacturing plant in Liversedge, West Yorkshire we currently produce approximately 5000 beds a week. Founded in 2002, we are a privately owned, family business committed to providing the highest quality and value to our customers using time honoured traditions and knowledge.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click "apply" today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience includes Machinist, Machine Operator, Tape Edge Machine, Manufacturing, Production, Assembly, Assembly line

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  • Job Reference: 705427623-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Highgrove Beds
    Highgrove Beds
  • Location: Liversedge, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £9.50 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent