Production Operative

Posted 6 days ago by 1st Stop Recruitment
Location Newmarket Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £18k per year Sector Engineering, Manufacturing/Production
Reference 1688

Fancy a new job, my client is on the lookout for Production Operatives, it’s a fantastic opportunity.

My client is one of the largest steel companies in the United Kingdom. They have been growing year on year and since 2015 the company made a multi-million-pound investment. Also offering a nationwide service. Also, the Client is willing to put the chosen production operatives though their forklift and combi-lift licenses for free within their first month of joining the company, this will further develop your skills.

The Production Operative role involves processing customer orders to specifications using a selection of manual machinery.

This is a very manual/hands on role, so not for the faint hearted but if you are physically fit and able then this role may be for you.  

Production Operatives are required to:

  • Operate a selection of manual and CNC based machinery for metal processing.
  • Being competent at reading drawings, orders and following verbal instructions.
  • Able to work to high standards under your own initiative and pressure. 
  • Operate forklifts, combi-lifts and the crane safety.
  • Working as part of our team of operators, processing steel to order, as and when orders are generated.
  • Collating orders, including banding, palletising, bagging and preparing them for loading.
  • Loading, off Loading of plate and parts from the plasma machines
  • Identify and locate different steel products using appropriate measuring equipment
  • Report any machine faults / breakdowns to the production Supervisor or Maintenance Manager.

All training courses will be given.  

Benefits for Production Operative role:

  • Overtime available at time and half.
  • Annual summer discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Long service bonus (10year service)
  • PPE provided

Experience – not compulsory but would be beneficial

  • Worked within the warehouse environment
  • Previous Production Operative history
  • Operating machinery
  • Welding experience

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