Production Operative

  • Location:
    Alfreton, Derbyshire Alfreton, Derbyshire Alfreton, Derbyshire Alfreton, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£22,000 / per annum D.O.E + Overtime
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    June 21, 2023

Express Recruitment are joining forces once again with one of the UK’s leading manufacturers in their field of expertise. Due to increased production, they are seeking an experienced Production Operative to join their Engineering team. The successful candidate will be an individual who holds in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process and how to manually operate injection moulding machines.

Due to the demanding nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to work continental shifts on a basis of 6-2, 2-10 and 10-6.

In return, you can expect a competitive starting salary of up to c£22,000, plus regular overtime opportunities which is paid at an enhanced rate.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Operate and run multiple injection moulding cells
  • Ensure that all cells are running smoothly and highting production targets
  • Highlight and identify defective parts and quality issues on cells
  • Ensure all packing fittings meet company standards and report any quality issues
  • Implement LEAN manufacturing processes to ensure a smoother production line 

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing process or production line environment
  • Experience with electrofusion fittings desirable
  • Knowledge of injection machinery maintenance
  • A degree or equivalent in Engineering
  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing processes including 5s, Kaizen and Right First Time
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety procedures

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Full Time Continental (6am – 2pm) (2pm – 10pm) (10pm – 6am)

Salary:  c£22,000 per annum D.O.E + Overtime

Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.