Trainee Paper-Mill Operative

Global paper recycling and packaging manufacturer, with around 47,000 employees and over 370 production sites across 34 countries.  The Company has a long standing focus on high and very consistent product quality and excellent service.

Applicants must have evidence of 5 GCSE’s A-C (or equivalent) to include Maths and English and can drive a Fork Lift

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit a Paper Mill Production Trainee at their Birmingham site, who will be committed to learning their operational processes with a view to becoming a fully trained Mill Production Operative. This is an excellent career path opportunity.

Candidates may be required to do a 5 minute presentation, as part of the interview process, if selected.

Salary – £20,994 whilst on days, increasing substantially when moving on to shifts.

Candidates must be keen to undergo comprehensive training.
Experience gained in a continuous process / yard or warehouse is desirable.
Production experience gained from manufacturing / production / machining desirable.
Forklift driving experience.
Used to working in an Industrial working environment.


5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) Grades A-C including English and Maths which must be presented at interview.

A current FLT license is desirable.

Personal Attributes:

Self motivated
Good communication skills
Ability to work well within a team

Hours of Work:

During training, hours of work will be 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday with 30 minutes for lunch.

After training period you will need to be prepared to work 12 hour shifts (days and nights) with an increase in salary to reflect this.

Overtime is payable at time and a half.
Full training and a Group personal contributory pension plan available.

Only candidates with the best match of skills and experience will be invited to interview.

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