Extrusion Operator Job at R.J.H. Plastics Limited in Birmingham

Job Description

Extrusion Operator

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £26,000 – £32,000

Company: A UK leading family run polythene manufacturer with both extrusion and conversion capabilities

Hours: 1 Week Rotating Shift – Day Shift Monday to Thursday 7.00am – 19.00pm, Nigh Shift Monday to Friday 19:00pm – 7:00am (48 Hour Week)

Holiday: 4 Weeks Holiday plus Christmas & New Year Shutdown


  • Running blown film extruders – both mono layer and 3 layer co-ex
  • Producing high quality polythene – free from gels and slack edges
  • Ensuring that the area, equipment and machinery are kept clean and tidy
  • Troubleshooting issues with the extruders and film issues
  • Ensuring that all Health, Safety and Environmental Policies relating to your work area are adhered to by you at all times


  • Knowledge of extruders, material and various blend would be beneficial
  • Hold sufficient and recent extrusion experience
  • Have experience operating a extruders – ideally Bandera, CMG, MBC and Queens (preferable but will consider other machines)
  • Have experience of running a 3 layer co-extrusion lines
  • Be aware of extrusion process
  • Previously or currently polythene packaging
  • Able to check film for errors
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Experience of single colour random in-line printing

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00 to £32,000.00 /year


  • Extrusion: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

About Company

Company: R.J.H. Plastics Limited

Company Location:  Birmingham

About R.J.H. Plastics Limited