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Lead Operator

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  • Wymondham, Norfolk, England
  • Temp to perm,
  • Machine operators / setters,
  • 26/06/2024
Job description

Job Title: Lead Operator - Production

Location: Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18

Salary: £15.50p/h

Hours: 12-hour shifts, 19:00PM - 07:00AM Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

About Us:

Gap Personnel is working with a leading player in the letter-based communications industry, dedicated to delivering high-quality products and services. And take pride on their commitment to excellence, innovation, and teamwork.

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Lead Operator to join their dynamic production team on a Temporary to Permanent basis. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing the production operations, ensuring efficiency, quality, and safety. This role requires a strong background in both leadership and machine-based production processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and work with the team of production operatives to achieve daily targets and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Manage the workflow and allocate tasks to ensure optimal productivity.
  • Operate and oversee the maintenance of machinery, ensuring all equipment is used safely and efficiently.
  • Monitor production processes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company policies.
  • Provide training and support to team members, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Maintain accurate records of production activities and prepare reports as required.


  • Proven experience in a production environment, with specific expertise in letter-based and machine-based processes.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate a team effectively.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
  • Good understanding of health and safety practices in a production setting.
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts, and to work every other weekend.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.


  • Competitive pay rate of £15.50p/h
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic team environment.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Potential for career progression within the company.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated and experienced professional looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to norwich@gap-personnel .com with the heading ‘Team Leader Wymondham’ or call us on 01603 767617 to discuss the role further.

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