Production Operative

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this temporary to permanent position.

Production Operative

Person and Role Specification

We are looking for someone who has a great work ethic, good attitude, affable nature, adaptable and flexible, strong and resilient (to handle some physically demanding work in our extruding department) and someone who is intellectually nimble and willing to learn new skills, take on responsibility for good quality work and on time delivery.

The job involves working in a fast-paced production environment; training will be provided. There may be requirement for the individual to work in any of our 3 production departments so adaptability and flexibility are particularly important.

  • Person will need to have relevant manufacturing experience, preferably working in a fast-paced production environment
  • Temporary 10-12 weeks with intention to convert to permanent if the person demonstrates skills that are attractive to us and personal characteristics including the right attitude
  • Attention to detail including numeracy and literacy skills are important
  • High work ethic including good rate of work output, taking the initiative and being able to put in extra hours if required to meet job requirements
  • FLT experience essential
  • Full clean driving licence would be desirable
  • Good level of literacy and numerical skills are required and an understanding of route cards/works orders would be essential (standard in most manufacturing industries)

Working Hours

  • Working hours are 8am – 4.30pm Monday – Thursday and 8am – 3.30pm on Fridays

However, flexibility on timings will be expected as some days shifts may change to 6am-2.30pm or to work half-days to suit business needs. Some weekend work may be required to suit business requirements including 3-4 stock take days a year which occur on a Saturday from 6am-11am

Pay Rate and Benefits

  • £9.50ph (min wage)


  • 28 days + statutory (33 in total per year)
  • Pension (People’s Pension)


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