General Operative


£8.72 per hour

Permanent, Full-Time

10th September 2020

We’re hiring for General Operatives to join a reputable manufacturer in Oldham who supply their products to a variety of industries across the globe.

Due to recent growth, they require people with experience in a manufacturing environment to help assist with production demands. Joining a close-knit team, you will be responsible for one area of the production process, ensuring machinery is operating accordingly and keeping up with production demands.

What’s on offer?

  • £8.72 per hour (first 40 hours) £11.63 per hour (after 40 hours)
  • Hours: Rotating shifts (6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm) or Night shifts (10pm – 6am) £10 night shift allowance per completed shift
  • Overtime often available as production runs 6 days a week

What will you be doing as a General Operative?

  • Setting-up, operating and troubleshooting machinery and weighing / mixing materials according to the production order
  • Carrying out quality checks to ensure high-quality standards are met at all times and reporting any quality issues to management
  • Maintaining a good standard of housekeeping and organisation within your working area
  • Closely monitoring machines to ensure materials are properly mixed and operating accordingly

What do you need?

  • A background in manufacturing or operating machinery
  • The ability to frequently lift / move up to 15Kg and occasionally lift / move 25Kg
  • A flexible approach to work, as weekend work may be required (shifts can differ from 4-6 days per week)
  • Basic Mathematical skills, including units of measure
  • Good work ethic, reliability and an honest approach

What’s nice to have?

  • Forklift licence / experience operating a FLT

If you have previous experience operating machinery and are flexible to work across six days if required, apply now to be considered or speak with Carla on 01457 861511.

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Carla Tattersall

Carla Tattersall

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