Operations Technician

Location: Bridgend
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: 9.27-12.60
Reference: operationstechnician
Contact Name: Holly Nagle
Expiry Date: 2022-02-13

gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently looking for Operations Technicians on behalf of a well-known company who provide high-quality products and services to the global clinical laboratory and immunohematology communities. This is a global brand which is expanding year on year. We are looking for long-term staff who ideally have experience working in a Warehouse/Laboratory. As a valued team member with this company, you will part of the growing of this business and create your own career path. You will be provided with a world-class workplace where you will be able to thrive and there are no limits to opportunities or new directions which will allow you to realise your full potential. 

As an Operations Technician, you will be reporting to the Group Leader/Supervisor. You will be working as part of the Operations Team with the responsibility to carry out the routine manufacture and quality control of a range of products.


  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Good attendance & Time Keeping
  • Flexible attitude towards overtime
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to communicate with all members of operational team
  • Ability to deal with complex processes and systems
  • Ability to challenge complexity at a lower level
  • Strong ability to work within present limits in consultation with group leader, using discretion and flexibility to achieve objectives
  • Influences events and initiatives appropriate actions rather than awaiting instructions from senior members of staff
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR policies

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Operate production equipment and carry out manual operations according to procedures.
  • Carry out routine quality control tests
  • Ensure all health & Safety requirements are adhered to in the working environment
  • Add operational data to SPC control systems, understanding the importance of maintaining such systems
  • Maintain control charts for trend analysis 
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives
  • Reporting any issues to the supervisor on site
  • Perform any other work-related duties that are assigned
  • Participate in the set-up of new production procedures and areas.

Additional Duties:

  • Assist in the training of new starters
  • Undertake projects tasks if requested
  • Deputising for senior team members when required

Minimum Experience/Education: 

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s
  • Production Line or Laboratory work experience is desirable.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office (including excel)
  • HNC/HND certification in Engineering/Mechanical/Manufacturing fields is desirable.


  • Long Term role, and progressive career options
  • Yearly Pay Rises
  • 24 Hour Gym on site
  • Free Tea & Coffee Vending Machines
  • Canteen on site
  • Working for a global brand

Additional Information:

  • Protective equipment required: safety shoes, eyewear, gloves, ear protection, respirator
  • Working around moving machinery

Contract: 1 year contract, which can become permanent contract for the right candidate.

Start date: ASAP, Interviews are being held.

Shifts: 4 on, 4 off. 12-hour shifts (2 days, 2 nights)  

Salary: £9.27-£12.60 per hour (dependant on shift)

Over time: Monday-Friday 1.5 x hourly rate, Saturday/Sunday 1.75 hourly rate, Public Holiday 2 x hourly rate 

To apply, please submit your CV or alternatively please call gap personnel on 01443 843499.

gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing date for application is the 14th February 2022. 

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