Extrusion machine setter/operators


Competitive rates per hour

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Tatra Rotalac Limited which is part of Coral Products PLC, a UK listed company.

Located in Wythenshawe, Manchester, Tatra Rotalac is a long established and renowned plastics manufacturer offering a wide range of bespoke solutions to a diverse national and international customer base.  The growth in the group’s blue chip customer base and significant expansion planned for its Manchester site have created vacancies for 5 experienced Extrusion Machine Setters and Operators.

The business operates from a 40,000 square foot factory with over 18 extrusion lines and also has an injection moulding department to complement its operation.  With an in-house tool room, excellent distribution facilities and a secure business as part of a PLC the career prospects are excellent. The business runs 24 hours on a three shift system and various shifts are on offer. All roles are 40 hours per week and day shifts rotate 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm. There is no rotation of day to night shifts.

The Role :

  • Start up, setting, operating and shut down of extrusion machines
  • Manufacture to customer specifications, carrying out regular inspection of product to quality standards
  • Act on own initiative to “out of specification” indicators to improve quality, reduce scrap and inform supervisor of any variation to agreed standards
  • Record machine running parameters and settings as per agreed in process quality plans
  • Contribute to process improvements
  • Carry out efficient shift handover communications relating to your part of the process
  • Contribute to all business health and safety initiatives

  The Person

  • Experienced Extrusion Setter and Operator
  • Highly motivated to learn
  • Must be able to relocate or commute to Wythenshawe.


Pay rate is competitive depending on experience and shift pattern.

To apply for any of these vacancies role please indicate if your preference is a day or night shift and  email your CV to careers@rotalac.com