Production Operative

£10.00 – £11.20 per hour | Hixon, Stafford, Staffordshire | Temp to Perm

Job Profile for Production Operative – Job Ref: I/PO/CB

Due to expansion, we a currently recruiting for a “Production Operative” to be based within our client’s factory at Hixon, Near Stafford.

This is a ‘temp to perm’ position so will be ideal for candidates who are looking for job security and the opportunity to progress within a respected company.

Production Operative Position Overview

  • Loading and unloading material into the plant using forklift counterbalance
  • Monitoring plant in the control room using SCADA system
  • Basic laboratory testing and inputting results
  • Fault finding, diagnosis and advising improvements
  • First level maintenance
  • Working under ‘5S’ conditions
  • Other associate duties in line with the role

Production Operative Position Requirements 

  • A background and knowledge gained from working in a similar role – Alusalt, foundry etc
  • Must have a valid Fork Lift Truck (Counterbalance) Licence is required
  • 5S training or awareness
  • Hands on with ‘Can do attitude’
  • Basic maintenance or engineering knowledge
  • Literacy and numeracy competence
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work a shift pattern

Production Operative Position Remuneration 

  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 12 hour shifts, night and day shift rotating after four cycles
  • £10.00 per hour increasing to £11.20 per hour after training
  • 3 month training period

Keywords: Production operative, production, manufacturing, foundry, casting, fork lift truck, counterbalance.

Send a current CV for the attention of Chris Byrne to or call on 01785 819880 for more details.

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Posted on: 08 May 2018