We're Hiring - Straw Machine Operators

Straw Machine Operator


It’s an exciting time to join our paper straw business, Intrinsic, due to our continued success we are going through a period of major investment and are looking to recruit Straw Machine Operators. Straw Machine Operators run and maintain a variety of paper straw machinery to produce a quality product to specification. If you would like a practical job with an eye for detail, and can work quickly and accurately, this could be the job for you.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Setup and operate paper straw machines as efficiently as possible
  • Check finished products to ensure quality standards are achieved
  • Correctly pack finished product into boxes / cartons as per job specifications
  • Collate accurate production information to assist order planning
  • Report any machine defects or breakdowns to Line / Shift Supervisor
  • Carry out essential machine maintenance and repairs
  • Comply with all aspects of Health and Safety, COSHH and BRC regulations and standards
  • Carry out other duties from time to time as may be reasonably required

Skills, Interests & Qualities

  • Able to work quickly and accurately under pressure to deadlines
  • Concentrate for long periods
  • Follow procedures, read job specifications and other relevant information
  • Communicate effectively and work as part of a team
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills, in order to keep clear and precise records


No experience necessary as training will be given, which means we will accept applications from school leavers and first time job seekers.

Training & Development

We can provide a complete training programme tailored to suit your existing knowledge and skills, so you can become a skilled Straw Machine Operator.


From £9.30 per hour

Working Hours

This role operates on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, as follows:

  • Permanent Days - 6am to 6pm
  • Permanent Nights - 6pm to 6am

You will be required to start on days Monday to Friday before transferring to shifts.


Intrinsic Paper Straws, Halesfield 2, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 4QH, England, UK

Interested? CALL US NOW!

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete our application form [PDF] and send it with your CV to our HR team at careers@mailsolutions.com.

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Perfect as always!