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Finishing Operator

Purpose of the Job

Finishing Operator

Debden (Loughton)

Shifts - 24/5 shift pattern based on 12 hour shifts working a mixture of days and nights

Do you have previous experience operating sorting machines? Are you pro active and have the ability to identify technical problems? 

We are recruiting for a Finishing Operator to join our Debden site. You will report to the Finishing Process Lead and ensure the BPS machine output is maximised and quality standards are maintained whilst adhering to health and safety regulations.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure continuous production flows are maintained through our banknote finishing machines
  • Maximise machine efficiency to produce consistently high output and quality
  • Participate in problem solving activities, identifying technical problems and suggesting solutions
  • Control and monitor associated paperwork and computer records to provide accurate documentation
  • Liaise with BPS Seniors to ensure quality standards are met
  • Ensure machine is run in a safe & proper manner
  • Ensure waste levels are minimised
  • Work to continually improve performance
  • Continuously monitor the quality of the product and suggesting process adjustments to ensure quality is maintained and waste is kept to a minimum
  • Meet production targets set by management
  • Escalate any machine malfunctions in line with escalation procedures
  • Interface with our banknote inspection system to ensure quality standards are achieved with minimum spoilage 
  • Ensure packing and bay housekeeping is maintained.


What we are looking for:

  • A pro active individual that can identify technical problems before they occur
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Able to follow policies and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Target focused individual.
About The Company

Our purpose is to enable everycitizen to participate in the global economy – a pretty exciting thing to bepart of!

So what exactly do we do?

In our Currency division weare a market leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering banknotes toover 100 countries globally. We spend our time developing exciting andinnovative security features, designs and banknotes - produced to the highest standards- that people are proud to use and know they can rely on, today and in thefuture.

We make around 7.5 billionbanknotes every year! And one third of all the banknotes in circulation weredesigned by De La Rue!

The Authentication part of ourbusiness helps to stop illicit trade. This is where physical meets digital;delivering labels and track and trace solutions to help governments andbusinesses ensure the integrity of their products. This means people can besure they are buying authentic goods – from luxury brands to bottled water –and helps our customers – rather than those who shouldn’t – protect the revenuethey’re entitled to as well as the health and safety of consumers. 

We sell around 1.8 billionauthentication labels every year – and it’s growing all the time.

With over 200 years’experience and an exciting future ahead of us, we want to employ people thathave an entrepreneurial spirit and a winning mindset. We want to work withpeople like you from all backgrounds and experiences, to give us the broadestoutlook we can.  We are looking for people that deliver that extra mile,bringing with them their unique characteristics and abilities.   Showus you have what it takes and we’ll reward you with a great place to work sideby side with other great people.