Job Vacancies

If you would like to work with us, we'd love to hear from you. Our current vacancies are listed below. To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter stating the role you are applying for.

We are looking for 5 Production Operatives to join our team. As market leaders in providing premium kraft paper, we depend highly on our Production Operatives to efficiently run our production processes – with both safety and quality in mind all the time.

What we are looking for and value in our Production Operatives:

• Experience in a production environment (preferred but not essential)
• Strong teamwork skills
• Commitment to high-quality standards
• Personally driven with a passion for excellence

What we offer:

• Competitive pay rates that reflect your skills and dedication
• Comprehensive training to ensure your success
• Opportunities for career development and growth within our organisation
• Overtime if you want it
• A 12 hour shift system which is very popular due to the rest periods

Our Vacancies (on a permanent contract):
• Five vacancies on shifts: largely 3 days (6am to 6pm), a break, 3 nights (6pm to 6am), and a week off every month

How to apply:
If you’re ready to be part of an established and respected local employer that values your contributions and provides a platform for personal growth, we want to hear from you!

Submit your application via the Apply button below by 14th February.

Reporting to: EC & I Engineer

Overall Purpose of the Role:
To ensure that all instrumentation and electronic equipment on site is maintained correctly.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Liaise with EC&I Engineer to see that all control systems are working correctly.
• Repair and calibration of various types of instrumentation, including; temperature, level, pressure, flow and load instrumentation.
• Liaise with EC&I Engineer regarding the condition of equipment to allow for financial planning in replacement and refurbishment activities.
• Participate in the commissioning of new or modified equipment.
• Maintain the outstanding work list and work to priorities, in conjunction with other departments and within the Engineering Team.
• Support in a breakdown situation.
• Prepare and amend as appropriate, electrical drawings.
• Liaise with outside contractors as required.
• Ensure the Health & Safety of employees and contractors around your work and ensure that Safe Systems of Work are followed.
• Ensure all accidents and dangerous incidents are reported and appropriate action taken.

Essential Experience & Knowledge:
• L3 Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent in related discipline
• HNC in related discipline
• At least 3 years post apprenticeship experience in industry.
• 18th Edition Wiring regulations (advantageous)
• Ability to fault find on complex systems using drawings & manuals.
• Knowledge and understanding of control theory.
• Working with various types of signals and communication.
• Experience using DCS and SCADA control systems along with understanding of the control architecture.
• Understanding of PLC logic.
• Experience working on pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

Personal Skills & Qualities:
• Able to work interdepartmentally and be a team player.
• Clear and concise communicator.

The Company:
Pelta Medical Papers are the global leaders in supplying premium kraft paper for packaging of medical equipment, food packaging and industrial applications.
With our Head Office in Beetham, UK, our 160 strong technical team of experts ensure patient safety is at the heart of everything we do. Providing an extensive range of sterile barrier paper that delivers on quality, value, and exceeds all required regulatory standards.
We also have a dedicated Customer Service team located in Nottingham, and an international Sales and Marketing team.
Established in 1969 as leading machine-glazed kraft paper manufacturers, now operating 34,000 tonnes of paper production to generate over £40 million turnover per annum.
For over 50 years, we have prided ourselves in being the trusted supply partner for Medical Device Manufacturers and Converters. Continuously investing in innovative research and manufacturing excellence to provide the very best in microbial kraft paper.
Previously trading as BillerudKorsnäs Beetham Ltd, part of the BillerudKorsnäs AB, rebranding in November 2021 as Pelta Medical Papers.
Shielding Professionals since 1969.

Overall Purpose of the Role:
To support Product Development projects through laboratory and machine trial work.
Maintain an organised storage & reporting system for providing customer & competitor sample analysis.
Technical support activities for customers including providing information, Product Quality, customer trials, applications work etc

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
 Carry out laboratory Product Development work and reporting.
• Perform customer paper and film sample analysis and prepare reports.
• Carry out machine trials and project preparation tasks
• Work with applications development projects for customers.
• Work with Thermoforming machine for product and customer trials, conduct testing.
• Prepare and provide samples for sales marketing activities/exhibitions etc
• Attend customer meetings and trials
• Assist with solutions for Quality complaints and product improvement
• Maintain an organised system of customer and competitor samples storage.

Essential Experience & Knowledge:
• Science degree preferred
• Manufacturing experience beneficial

Personal Skills & Qualities:
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Report writing skills
• Good time management
• Organised and methodical
• Hands on approach
• Travel may be required

Submit your application via the Apply button below.

Why join the team

  • Global team of dedicated, passionate people
  • Agile and future-focussed
  • Over 50 years of industry experience
  • Innovative research and development
  • Manufacturing excellence
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression


  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension (6-8% employer contribution)
  • 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Health cash plan
  • Annual bonus
  • Optional hybrid working for office-based roles

Get in touch

If you are passionate about working for Pelta and don’t see a suitable career opportunity, please send us your CV for future consideration, mentioning the type of opportunity you would like. We’ll be back in touch if something arises and will hold onto your details for 6 months.