Static Plant Operative

Location St Austell
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Temp to Perm
Salary: £11.44 per hour
Contact name: Kirra Graham
Contact email:

​We are seeking a dedicated and hardworking Static Plant Operative!

The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of static plant machinery. This role involves a variety of tasks aimed at keeping the site efficient, clean, and safe.

Key Responsibilities:

Cleaning of Static Plant Machinery:

  • Perform regular cleaning of all static plant machinery to ensure optimal performance.

  • Remove any blockages, debris, or dirt that could hinder operations

Regular Maintenance and Upkeep:

  • Conduct routine maintenance checks on machinery.

  • Identify and report any mechanical issues promptly.

  • Perform minor repairs as needed to maintain equipment functionality.

Manning the Various Picking Stations:

  • Operate and oversee the different picking stations on the plant.

  • Ensure the efficient sorting and processing of materials.

Keeping the Site Clean and Tidy:

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

  • Dispose of waste materials properly and in accordance with company policies.

  • Ensure pathways and work areas are free from hazards.


  • Previous experience in a similar role or environment is preferred.

  • Basic understanding of plant machinery and its maintenance.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to safety.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Good physical fitness, as the role involves manual labor and standing for long periods.


  • Immediate starts!

  • Permanent opportunities after 12 successful working weeks.

  • Weekly pay - with overtime and Saturday and Sunday working.

Sound like the role for you? Get in touch 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.