Machine Operative

Location: Oldbury
Salary: £10.68 p/h
Reference: Machine_op_B69
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Gap Personnel, operating as an employment business, are currently looking to recruit Machine Operative for one of the world’s largest metal recycling companies based in Oldbury.

Working hours

Rotational shifts


6:00 - 18:30

18:00 - 6:30


£10.68 p/h

Job Duties:

  • Operating Machinery
  • Machine minding
  • Will be working in highs
  • To take responsibility for their own and others safety through safe working practices
  • To participate positively in housekeeping improvement initiatives
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping on the plant
  • Maintain excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • To operate Mobile Plant if trained and is seen as needed for your duties
  • Report any defects to the Team Leader
  • To ensure effective handover of area between shifts
  • To constructively participate in toolbox talks
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are met and correct PPE is worn at all times
  • Ensure isolation of all plant prior to starting relevant work by applying personal and controlled padlocks
  • Work environment loud, dusty and cold sometimes
  • Training will be provided with good opportunity to get more skills and qualifications


  • Previous experience of working in factory
  • Previous experience of operating mobile plant and machinery
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work flexibly across shift patterns to cover colleagues when needed


Personal Characteristics

  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Use their initiative
  • Constantly striving to achieve high standards
  • Able to take instructions
  • Willing to try new things and ways of working
  • Learn from their mistakes
  • Loyal to the business and each other
  • Happy to help their colleagues

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