Core Machine Operator

The Sofidel Group  

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 12 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,000 employees, net sales of 2,173 million Euros (2020) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,428,000 tonnes in 2020). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Softis, Le Trèfle, Sopalin, Thirst Pockets, KittenSoft, Nalys, Cosynel, Lycke, Nicky, Papernet. A member of the UN Global Compact and the international WWF Climate Savers programme, the Sofidel Group considers sustainability a strategic factor with regards to growth and is committed to reducing its impact on natural capital and maximising social benefits, setting as objective the creation of shared added value for all stakeholders. Sofidel’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets to 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.


To guarantee the right operation of the core machine in compliance with the working instructions and the safety guide lines.


  • To run the core machine
  • Ordinary maintenance activities
  • Adjustments
  • To run the change over
  • To monitor the glue level and feed the machinery when needed
  • To guarantee the change of core board reel
  • To support the colleagues in case of need
  • To ensure a high level of housekeeping of the working area is maintained throughout the shift
  • To ensure health & safety rules are adhered to


Based at Rothley Lodge, Loughborough Road, LE7 7NL

£9.46 per hour plus 20% shift allowance - average 42 hours a week

Shifts, 2 days 06:00-18:00 followed by 2 nights 18:00-06:00