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Machine Setter

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.  

We are currently looking for two experienced Machine Setter to join our team based at Swains Park in Swadlincote. You will be required to work on a shift pattern of 6am -2pm, 2pm -10pm or 10pm -6am.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

The Machine Setter will be a part of the sites production team. Collaborating with the site team ensuring that the machinery is set and in optimum condition to enable the site to meet monthly production target. 

 A typical day working for Packed Products as the Machine Setter will include: 

  • Having timely and well-engineered resolutions to breakdowns providing a solution-focused approach
  • To produce quality specialist cementitious products to a production gold standard, in accordance with customer specifications across multiple product variations
  • Complete all daily machinery standard checks; ensuring all documentation is completed relating to safety, performance, availability and quality requirements
  • Responsible for all machine specific OLM Schedules; including recording and reporting aligned to best in class performance as per skills matrix
  • To support Mobile Fitting teams in fault diagnosis, repairs and planned maintenance activities
  • Set up and operate automated machines in accordance with production requirements on-site and aligned to the training matrix 
  • Responsible for critical spares, inventory management, on-shelf availability, re-ordering process

The Ideal Candidate

For the role of Machine Setter, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate previous experience working as a Machine Setter or similar with a sound maintenance knowledge gained within a fast-paced production environment. 

Specific Requirements:

  • Working to achieve production targets
  • A keen eye for quality control
  • Ability to comply with the H&S regulations 
  • Flexible towards to the working hours and willingness to work overtime
  • Team player

Why Us

Along with the role of Machine Setter we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 
Bonus scheme 
Enhanced holiday entitlement 
Contributory pension scheme 
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

 Tarmac is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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