Production Operative


£26,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

8th September 2021

We’re hiring for a Production Operative to join one of the major employers based in a small rural location in the heart of the Peak District. Established for more than 100 years, they are one of the largest suppliers of aggregates to the construction and landscaping industry in the UK and are admired for their innovation and excellent customer service.

As a Production Operative, you’ll be required to safely operate bagging machinery to its maximum potential and achieve production targets, whilst maintaining quality standards and supporting your team.


What’s on offer?

  • £26,000 per annum
  • Rotating day & night shifts: 6:00 am to 4:00 pm / 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
  • 50 hours per week Monday – Friday
  • Great career prospects
  • Free onsite parking


What will you be doing as a Production Operative?

  • Operating bagging machinery for the aggregates industry
  • Ensuring that the production is cost effective, on time, of quality and to the highest of industry standards
  • Meeting and exceeding weekly production targets
  • Carrying out a variety of physical manual handling tasks as instructed
  • Ensuring the machinery is cleaned down at the end of each shift and reporting any issues which may impact safety or production numbers


What do you need?

  • Previous experience operating production machinery is preferred but not essential
  • Must have proven experience within a factory / production environment
  • Forklift licence and/or experience would be preferred
  • Self-motivation and the ability to use your initiative
  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach
  • Driving licence and own transport are mandatory due to the rural location
  • Must be physically fit as you will be lifting goods up to 25kg throughout your shift


If you’re someone who doesn’t need to be pushed and instead has the willingness and drive to keep production to a high standard whilst working well within in team, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply today for consideration or speak with Symon at KPJ Group for more information on 0161 249 8120.

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