Riverside Medical Packaging Ltd

CNC Router Programmer / Operator

Location: Newmarket Drive, Derby, DE24 8SW

Closing Date: Ongoing

Riverside are looking to recruit a CNC Router Programmer / Operator to join the thriving Shawpak team. This is a permanent position covering both mornings and afternoon shifts (rotating)


Mornings (Monday – Friday) – 6.00am – 2.30pm
Afternoons (Monday – Friday) – 2.00pm – 10.30pm



  1. A basic level of numeracy and literature at GCSE level or equivalent
  2. A time served Apprenticeship in Engineering or HNC / HND or equivalent
  3. IT skills to encompass Microsoft and FileMaker
  4. Excellent organisational, time keeping and communications skills
  5. Have a strong eye for detail with the ability to identify faults and provide solutions
  6. Able to work as part of a team and off own initiative
  7. The ability to follow instructions and prioritise workload productively to meet deadlines
  8. Have a positive attitude with adaptability to support the business requirements


  1. To ensure that production requirements are met in line with the production schedule.
  2. Keep the machine and surrounding area clean and tidy complying with Health & Safety standards
  3. Offer creative and practical solutions to both technical and logistical problems
  4. Resolve any machinery issues, escalating to the relevant department as required to minimise unplanned downtime
  5. To follow and adhere to the companies hygiene and quality standards (GMP) at all times
  6. To comply with the legal requirements in respect of Health and Safety of self and others
  7. To identify all training needs and ensure adequate training and development is carried out with self
  8. To demonstrate good employee relations within the team and to other departments
  9. Agree personal appraisal targets with supervisor/manager
  10. Work towards the utilisation of Lean Manufacturing techniques in line with company objectives to support the continuous improvement of the company.

Riverside Medical is committed to equality and diversity. We therefore consider employment applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

By applying for this vacancy, you consent to your personal information being processed and used for the sole purpose of recruitment. Please refer to the privacy statement on www.riversidemedical.co.uk prior to application.

Due to high volume of CV's we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applications. Therefore, if you have not received a response after 14 days of applying, please assume that your application is unsuccessful.

COVID-19 considerations:
Staff safety is our priority and we have several safeguards in place to ensure safe working during the coronavirus pandemic.

We are keeping our working arrangements under constant review, based on the latest government advice and operational needs.