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Manufacturing Operative

Posted 26 February by Taskmaster Easy Apply Ended

This is a genuine temp to perm position

£17500 For the first 12 weeks whist on probation , after completion of probationary period £18600 rising in 6 monthly increments up to £21000 if all training is successfully completed

Our Client based in the Darnell area of Sheffield.

Immediate starts available

Hours: Shift System - Continental shifts 2 shift patterns (mornings, and Nights) 06:00 - 18:00 / 18:00 - 06:00

Leave: 25 days per annum plus 8 public holidays (the factory will be closed for 2 specific periods each year

Primary Objective:

Responsible for assisting the running of an extrusion and print line, manufacturing plastics building products to acceptable and defined quality standards, output and scrap performance criteria.


Reporting to a Shift Supervisor, and part of a small team, efficiently helping to set and operate the line in accordance with operating procedures, setting conditions and manufacturing instructions. Working within all operational requirements, ie. Health & Safety, Standard Safe Systems at Work Procedures (SSWPs) and Human Resource policies.

Key Activities

  • Assisting and running the manufacturing lines and packing the finished products on a rotating 2 shifts days and nights shift operation.
  • Ensuring the line is efficiently changed including material blends, process condition setting and print changes.
  • Performing quality inspection test to ensure the suitability of the finished product to defined and certified quality standards.
  • Finished goods labelling, packing and preparation.
  • Warehousing duties including storage of finished goods and supply of raw materials
  • Work within the organisation’s Health and Safety guidelines to keep work area and equipment safe and clean.

Skills Profile

  • Ideally will have plastics processing experience and familiar with either extrusion, injection moulding, blow moulding.
  • Printing experience (flexo) would also be a major advantage.
  • Alternatively machine operation experience of manufacturing machinery ideally continuous manufacturing and/or some engineering experience.
  • Would be willing to drive counterbalance and reach trucks.
  • Need reliable (timekeeping), attention to detail, capable of working with minimal supervision to deadlines.
  • Capable of getting through a high volume of work accurately.
  • Need to be able work within a team and contribute to the bigger business in terms of suggestions and contribution to improving processes and systems.
  • Full machine operation training and training on company systems will be given.
  • Is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that work planned for the day is completed.

Personal Attributes

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • Strongly self-motivated- showing a desire to get things done.
  • Passionate and driven- being prepared to go the 'extramile’ to achieve objectives.
  • Committed to excellence -providing the best and being driven by satisfaction.
  • Team player: Understand the need to co-operate with team colleagues to get the job done in a timely manner.
  • Ambitious- thriving on achievement and keen to develop.
  • Flexible- adapting approach to suit the situation and business need.
  • Communication -both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and accuracy -strives for 100% accuracy 100% of the time.

Reference: 34559072

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