Production Operative

Location: Morley
Job Type: Temp to Perm
Salary: 8.89
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Production Operative required in LS27!

The Production Operative’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

•Understand the necessary quality requirement for products and ensure that all items packed are to the required quality standard, consistent with the Company’s goals and needs.

•Drive efficiency and improvement through working with other departments and internal personnel, whilst being consistent with the client's core values.

•Demonstrate the ability to identify problems and assist in the implementation of long-term solutions.

•Be flexible in your approach to duties in accordance with the requirements of the business.

Be willing to learn and develop on all machinery and roles within the factory

These responsibilities may be modified or changed at any time depending on the business needs.
Report to:
The operators work as a support function for production, the role reports mainly to the team leader but they can also report to the senior operator depending on what the problem may be.
Job Role / Responsibilities:

•Ensure safety of self and others in their work area

•Ability to work on low skilled machines and carry out sorting and other associated activities

The willingness to develop onto all machines including Signature, High Care or assembly machines and take personal responsibility for the achievement the output level (excluding the impact of downtime due to problems with the machine outside their control)

•Willingness to work in any area of the production environment.

•Responsible for addressing and minimising time lost with micro stoppages

•Understands the workload requirements of the machine(s) – output, order requirements, timescale to complete and works in accordance with this.

•Level 1 Maintenance on machines (clean down)

•Uses initiative to address issues where it is reasonable to do so

•Works as a member of the team

•Promptly raises any concerns that cannot be addressed by the operative directly

•Ensure work area is clean, hazard free and assists in implementing the 5s system (and thereafter maintains the 5s)

•Ensure compliance with quality requirements – maintains rubble checks, visual checks.

Health, Safety, welfare and Environment:

•For self and others, ensure compliance to all relevant Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental regulations, legislation and Company requirements at all times and without exception and Zero Harm Process.

Candidate Specification:
The candidate:
·Must be able to work effectively, communicate with others and be willing to work as a part of a team

·Must have plastics raw material knowledge (handling, processing etc.)

·Must have previous experience as a Production Operator and knowledge in injection moulding

·Ideally would have experience in a manufacturing environment and have the ability to work in a high pressure site.

·Must have problem solving skills

·Must have pride in work and work environment

·Must have willingness to work flexibly across the production floor

·Must demonstrates Rules of Leadership and Core Values in everyday work

·Must demonstrate a positive approach to work and act as ambassador for the production team

·Must be open to change, new ideas and approaches

·Maths & English (GCSE or Equivalent)
Shifts & Pay:

12 hour shifts - 6am-6pm / 6pm-6am
The candidate needs to be flexible to work rotating day & night shifts and to be on a continental rota. 

£8.89ph for both days & nights
Overtime - after 42 hours between Monday & Saturday = X1.5 / Sunday = X2 (ONLY if not on your rota)

After 12 weeks, if you get taken on as a permanent staff, you will be paid at £9.69ph.
If you are on going, you will get paid at £9.69ph after 6 months.

USP's of our client are the following:

  1. Free onsite Parking
  2. Canteen area, providing fridge, microwave and snack/drink vending machines
  3. Friendly & welcoming teams
  4. Long-term contracts
  5. Progression to a permanent role in many cases
  6. Culture corner - a monthly celebration of different cultures where food is provided
  7. 70 minutes break per shift (12 hour shifts)
  8. Assigned to a regular team
  9. Over time rates paid* (we do ask that overtime is a very last resort & is authorised by a manager, not a team leader)
  10. Weekly fruit crate for everyone to help themselves

If taken on permanently, then the Company offers:

  1. An attractive pension scheme after 3 months
  2. Private medical insurance (after 6 months)
  3. Bonus payments periodically
  4. Easter gifts
  5. Christmas gifts
  6. Christmas party
  7. Monthly drinks allowance payment
  8. Uniform
  9. Death in service insurance
  10. Birthday cards
  11. Suggestion scheme (with payments for good suggestions)
  12. Employee of the month (with financial reward)
  13. Employee of the year (with financial reward)
  14. EAP scheme
  15. Training and in some cases, qualifications
  16. Focus groups - so employees can have their say
  17. Internal promotions

The role is ongoing, and full time contracts can be obtained for those that show good work ethic timekeeping and attendance. 

Please apply with your CV through this job site.