Production Operative

Location Helston
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing, Logistics & Distribution
Job type: Temp to Perm
Salary: £12.18 - £15.22 per hour
Contact name: Kirra Graham

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Are you looking for a new role? Read on to find out more!

My client, a specialist manufacturing business in Helston, is looking to recruit a number of Production Operatives on an immediate basis for full time hours.

You will be joining a growing business within a great team environment, offering strong career progression.

As a Production Operative, you will play an important role within the factory, ensuring process and production operations meet high quality standards.

You will need reliable transport due to the rural location of the site.

The role will require you to work the rotational pattern of earlies and lates. When fully trained nights will also be introduced.

Working hours are:

  • Earlies – 0600-1430, Monday - Friday

  • Lates – 1400-2230, Monday - Friday

  • Nights – 2200-0630, Monday - Thursday (4 nights)

Offering 8.5 hrs per day with fully paid breaks.

Starting hourly rate of £12.18, this increases to £15.22 for night shifts.  Overtime may be available at £18.27p/h at weekends.

Why should you choose this role?

  • The chance to join a great team, offering on the job training along with career development opportunities.

  • A full-time position, offering a permanent role after 12 successful weeks.

  • Competitive rates across the shifts, with unsociable hours allowance.

What does a Production Operative do?

  • Operate manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • Weighing, packing and preparing raw materials.

  • Performing inspection tests to ensure all products fit the quality brief.

  • Share ideas for improvements and supporting the team leaders with maintaining a clean and well organised workspace.

To be successful, you just need to be reliable, a great team player and willing to learn and develop new skills as you progress. I would love to hear from people with all backgrounds, however, previous factory/production experience would be beneficial.

Sounds like the role for you? Contact me today!

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.