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We’re looking for people who share our company values and are hardworking, passionate and committed to supporting charities and driving a positive supporter experience. Interested? Check out our current vacancies.

Be a part of our expert team

Join Woods Valldata and support charities to raise more funds by helping them to attract and retain more supporters, who give for a longer time. We do that by excelling in the service we provide to our charity partners, ensuring their supporters receive the very best possible experience.

Here for charities, there for every supporter

Woods Valldata is a fundraising services company working with UK charities and not-for profits.
We pride ourselves in our partnership approach where we work closely with our charity partners to share knowledge, experience and friendly expertise. As part of the team, we develop, grow and continually develop fundraising programmes.

Our values

We are one team

We collaborate and support each other in an open-minded, positive and encouraging way. We build mutual trust and respect by actively listening to one another. We are most effective when we are driving for a common goal and having fun together.

We strive for the highest standards

We are passionate about finding better ways to get things done, questioning existing solutions, simplifying and streamlining to create positive change. Always seeking to improve, we are dedicated to providing a professional service and getting it right every time.

We take ownership

“Leave it with me. I’ve got it!” We take ownership when we believe that taking action is not someone else’s responsibility. Using passion, dedication, enthusiasm, commitment and tenacity, we search for and find successful solutions.

We believe in people

The well-being of our staff is our highest priority. We enable people to realise their full potential by valuing the diversity and contribution that each person brings.

We show integrity

We deliver on our promises and honestly own up to our mistakes. We are straight-talking, transparent and avoid ambiguity.

Find your role

Machine Operator/Print Finisher

Location: Chippenham, Lansdowne House

Employment Basis: Full Time Permanent

Weekly Working Hours: 37.5

Role Purpose

  • To ensure all aspects of finishing for each job/campaign are produced to the correct specification and that the Job Briefs are accurately followed.

Key Responsibilities

  • To have a full understanding of all the quality procedures related to each finishing process.
  • To know and understand the entire operational requirements of the assigned machine.
  • To be fully aware of the required production dates and timings of each campaign.
  • If the machine is not running to optimum speed or optimum quality to immediately highlight the issue to the Production Manager.
  • To work towards achieving zero defects and to look for ways of reducing waste.
  • To highlight any changes that could be made to improve efficiencies within the department.
  • To inform the Production Manager immediately of any aspects that prevent the role holders duties being conducted.

Main Duties

  • Prepare printed materials to be lasered/folded/trimmed or enclosed by reading the job instructions to understand all production requirements.
  • Setting of lasering/folding/guillotine/enclosing equipment, ensuring the correct job and stock has been received from each relevant department and that lasering/folding/guillotining/enclosing has been completed to the job to the correct specification as indicated on the job bag/enclosing sheet/campaign brief & proof.
  • Achieve production and quality standards by monitoring machine operations, detecting any malfunctions and deviations, adjusting controls where needed during any run.
  • On production of the job, continually checking that the quality is up to the required standards, that it will not impact
    on the machine operation and to have reported any problems with any supplied stocks.

Qualifications and Experience

Educational QualificationsEnglish & Maths Grade C/4 or aboveN/A
Professional QualificationsN/AN/A
Specialist QualificationsN/ACity & Guilds or NVQ in Print Finishing
Member of a Professional BodyN/AN/A
Required Experience Machine Operator Experience  Experience of using one of the below:Stahl folding machinePolar guillotinePitney Bowes enclosing machineCanon/Xerox laser printerQuadient enclosing machine

Person Specification

  • Results driven and focused.
  • Uses own initiative.
  • Applies a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Is focused on a quality approach.
  • Is a good team worker/collaborates well with others.
  • Works well individually and copes well under pressure.
  • Has a ‘can do’ positive approach and is enthusiastic.
  • Is adaptable and flexible.
  • Able to act compliantly in respect of company policies and procedures.

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We are Woods Valldata

Our building has been designed to accommodate all our services and staff under one roof. There are communal break out areas, dining facilities, on-site parking, and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. You’ll also enjoy a discounts and benefits portal, company pension, regular social events and holiday allowance.

The offices are just off the M4 on the edge of Chippenham in Wiltshire with excellent links by road or rail. Our workforce is currently 150+ staff and everyone contributes to the fun, friendly atmosphere.

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Get in touch

If you believe you have skills to offer Woods Valldata, please send in your CV and covering letter to via email or contact HR on 01249 653444.

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