Careers at Benders

We’ve built our business on a passion for excellence and achieve this by working closely with each other to put our customers first. We work hard to provide fulfilling careers and opportunities for our workforce to reach their potential. Our aim is to create an environment where team members are committed to and capable of achieving job satisfaction whilst delivering business goals. We recruit people with a positive attitude, the ability to build great relationships and, of course, a great work ethic. In return, staff can expect our commitment to their personal and professional development plus a generous benefits package.


Working with West Cheshire College, we have developed an engineering apprenticeship programme for those wishing to pursue a career in the paper industry. Our aim is to develop further apprenticeships in multi discipline areas. Our apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications that offer candidates the opportunity to combine theoretical learning and practical on-the-job training.

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Cup & Napkin Machine Operator(s)


At Benders Paper Cups we are dedicated to manufacturing great quality paper cups for great quality coffee. We’ve built our business on a passion for excellence and know that our people are key to our business success. We work hard to create an environment where our team can thrive and develop whilst delivering business goals and delighting our customers with great quality products, every time.


Hourly Rate: £11.70



We are currently looking for Cup & Napkin Operators to join our team to support our growing business. You will be operating a number of fast moving Cup and Napkin machines in your role and will be focused on the day to day running of a number of fast moving machines including undertaking tasks such as basic machine adjustments, lubrication of machinery and ensuring both housekeeping and quality standards are high whilst achieving production targets.


Reporting to the Shift Supervisor this role will involve working a three week (Monday to Friday) rotating pattern of:

  • Days (6am-2pm)
  • Nights (10pm-6am)
  • Afternoons (2pm-10pm)


The hourly rate for this role is £11.70 inclusive of shift premium.


We are looking for people with/who can demonstrate:

  • Previous Operator experience in a manufacturing environment (essential)
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Previous experience of using integrated business systems, e.g. SAP, IFS (desirable)
  • Good literacy & numeracy skills
  • Methodical with ability to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Manual handling knowledge/training and experience
  • PC literate – e.g.: basic data inputting



We have a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • A generous Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Subsidised onsite Canteen



Applicants interested in this role should submit their CV along with a cover letter to Lisa Bellis, HR Officer by Friday 12th July.


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