Manufacturing Production Operative

Manufacturing Production Operative

Near Stone, Staffordshire

£18,000 pa + shift allowance

Permanent – full time


Due to continual sustained increase in business, my client, a market leader has vacancies for “Manufacturing Production Operatives” to be based at their facility near Stone, Staffordshire.



The role:


  • Based within a busy production environment as a Manufacturing Operative
  • The set up and operation of coating and conversion machinery as per instruction
  • Loading of materials into the machinery as per job requirements
  • Selecting the correct program via touch-screen control panel
  • Machine minding to ensure that QC standards are being adhered to
  • Accurate completion of the relevant written paperwork, job sheets & reports
  • Adhering to all H&S requirements
  • Efficient working – working to 5s
  • Maintaining a clean working area
  • Assisting in other areas of the production area as required
  • Shift based role – 3 shifts – Days, noons, nights – rotating weekly
  • Continual training provided to develop and progress within the role





  • Knowledge and experience gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with the operation of process machinery – set up / operate
  • Able to undertake a physical factory based role
  • IT literate – willing to learn in-house systems
  • Able to work a weekly rotating 3 shift pattern – days, ‘noons’ & nights
  • A solid work history and looking to pursue a career in the manufacturing industry



A starting salary of £19,000 pa + shift allowance is offered along with associated benefits.

These are permanent full-time positions with my client offering excellent working conditions and the opportunity to forge a career with a well-established company.






Counterbalance Forklift

FLT Operative (Counterbalance)


£9.50 per hour | Stone| Temp Ongoing


Job Profile for FLT Operative (Counterbalance) 


We have an opportunity for a Fork Lift Truck Operative to be based with our client in Stone.


This is a temporary on-going contract, and will involve using a counterbalance FLT in a busy warehouse environment. This role will involve some heavy lifting, so applicants will need to consider this when applying.


FLT Operative (Counterbalance) Position Overview


  • Loading and Unloading goods
  • Transferring goods throughout the warehouse
  • Some heavy lifting of goods when loading and unloading pallets etc
  • Other warehouse duties as required


FLT Operative (Counterbalance) Position Requirements


  • Valid Counterbalance licence
  • Relevant experience to undertake the role
  • Candidates must be comfortable with heavy lifting


FLT Operative (Counterbalance) Position Remuneration


  • £9.50 per hour
  • Monday to Friday – some flexibility on hours
  • Temporary position


Suitable applicant skills may include: Warehouse, Fork lift Truck, Counterbalance, Logistics, Warehouse Operative


For more information or to apply for this position, please submit your CV to this advert, or ask for Hayley on 01785 819880, or send your enquiry to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Registered General Nurse RGM RMN

£16.50 per hour (Equates to £30,888 per annum / NHS Band 6) | Paid Breaks | Day Shifts | 36 Hours | Overall “Good” CQC

A qualified RGN or RMN is required to strengthen the clinical team on days in a privately-owned care home in Cannock

The home is conveniently within reach of public transport links and offers Complex Care to adults

Details of this Night Nurse RGN/RMN/RNLD role and what the successful candidate will receive:

  • 36 hours per week on a permanent basis
  • Day shifts only
  • Competitive rates of pay of £16.50 per hour (NHS Band 6)
  • Paid Breaks
  • Opportunities for training, development and career progression

As Staff Nurse RGN/RMN, you will be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of resident care, in addition to the management and administration of medications, demonstrating a commitment to the highest standards of resident care and safety.

The successful candidate for this Staff Nurse RGN/RMN post will meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified Adult Nurse/RGN or Mental Health Nurse/RMN
  • Up to date NMC registration
  • Confident undertaking clinical assessments and in all aspects of care management
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

To apply for this post, or for further details, please follow the link below.

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please feel free to call for a confidential chat.

Labourer Operative

Job Ref: ST0508DR

Job Title: Labourer / Operative

Location: Nr Stone

Salary: £9per hour. (Salary increase when permanent)

7.30am Start 8 Hour days. Monday to Friday

Contract Type: Temp to Perm


Due to “Britain getting back on her feet” and an increase of work, my client located near Stone is looking for a Labourer / Operative to assist with daily operations.


The role:

You will be assisting with removals of furniture and other objects. This is a physically demanding job and requires a lot of manual handling. The role will start off on a Part time basis and will grow into a full-time role over time. Counterbalance folk lift licence is an advantage as you would be in involved with some warehousing duties. Full UK driving licence is essential.



  • Full UK Driving licence essential, due to location
  • Counterbalance licence is an advantage
  • Willing to work in a physically demanding environment.

Counterbalance Forklift Driver

These roles are crucial to the continued performance of the company with key skills listed below are essential.

Skills Required:

  • A “can do” attitude
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Aptitude to learn new skills
  • Flexible

Candidates MUST have:

  • You must have worked within a manufacturing environment previously.
  • The ability to communicate fluently verbally and written
  • A valid FLT counterbalance licence is required
  • Careful attention to detail.

Hours and Pay:

  • Starting pay rate is £10.00 per hour
  • Pay will rise after 13 weeks are completed
  • Possible temp to perm for the right candidate
  • Training will be provided, and the rate of pay will be reflected as milestones are achieved
  • Shifts are 4 on, 4 off on rotational shifts, so flexibility is essential

Additional Benefits/requirements:

  • Starting pay rate is £10.00 per hour, after the 13-week probation, your pay will be increased.
  • Additional hours available to cover holiday/sickness
  • Own transport required
  • Flexibility is essential concerning shifts as they are rotational
  • Telescopic and Backhoe training advantageous