How much do machine operators in Newcastle get paid?

Machine operators in Newcastle earn

£9.00–16.56 per hour

Based on 41 employee reviews

Machine operator salaries can range between £9.00–16.56 per hour in the Newcastle area. This data is based on survey results from 41 employees who live in an around Newcastle.

What do top employers pay machine operators?

Who are the top machine operator employers?

  1. Unilever
  2. Nestlé
  3. Mars

Who are the worst machine operator employers?

  1. Coveris
  2. Breedon
  3. Refresco

Recent machine operator vacancies in Newcastle

  1. Machine Operator posted 5 days ago
  2. Machine Operator posted 2 days ago
  3. Machine Operator posted 2 days ago
  4. Machine Operator posted 5 days ago
  5. Machine Operative posted 5 days ago
  6. Machine Operator posted 3 days ago
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What contracts are people on?

Full time 94% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 34 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 88% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 41 employees

What do machine operators employees do?

Machine operators have the job of using machines and specialist equipment.

Machines are used in all sorts of industries. You can find machine operators:

  • In factories
  • On construction sites

This type of job might involve:

  • Using and operating machines to make, assemble and move things
  • Checking all the machines on-site are safe to use

What machines you’ll use depends on what type of company you work for.

If you work in construction, you might use:

  • Excavators, bulldozers, fork-lift trucks, cranes and dump trucks

If you work in a factory, you might use:

  • Drills, industrial ovens, mixers and specialised equipment

If you want to apply for a machine operator job, you might need the following:

If you work in construction, you’ll also need a Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) card.

You can also train on-the-job to be a machine operator if you are a groundworker.

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