Career Opportunities

We employ extrusion, print and conversion operators working a continental shift pattern at our Desborough facility.

Applications from any candidate with experience of working in the manufacture of polythene packaging will be reviewed. Povoas has a programme to recruit and train as well as welcoming applications from previous shift pattern work in a manufacturing environment. Rates of pay are dependent upon experience and initial work assessments. If you are interested in a career at Povoas Packaging, please email

Current opportunities:

Opportunities currently exist for operators with experience of blown film extrusion and conversion operators.

Blown film extrusion operators:

You will be responsible for the production of polythene film. In this role you will:
  • Set up machinery
  • Follow job specification sheets
  • Ensure continuity of new material feed
  • Check the quality of product produced
  • Report any quality issues
  • Ensure compliance to customer requirements

Conversion (bag making) operators

You will be responsible for setting and operating production equipment which converts the polythene film into bags. You role will involve:
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the conversion machinery involving quality checking of the product
  • Loading the film onto the machines, and packing according to the individual customer’s specification
  • Ensuring products are packed and palletised safely and securely for transportation to the customer

Hours of work will be on a 12 hour shift rotation:
4 days 06.00 - 18.00, 4 days off, 4 nights 18.00 - 06.00, 4 days off.