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Manufacturing Operative

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    £9.55 - 12.04 per hour

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Job Description:

Manufacturing Operative LINKS Recruitment Group are seeking manufacturing / production operatives on behalf of our client. A prestigous and well-established manufacturer based in Crumlin. 

This is a temporary position for 12 weeks with the opportunity to be taken on permanent therefater. 


Temporary shift pattern

week 1: Monday - Thursday 06:00 - 16:00 (£9.55-£10.03)

Week 2: Monday - Thursday 16:00 - 02:00 (£10.03 - £12.04)


Permanent shift pattern

Days 6am -2pm (Mon-Fri) - £9.55

Afternoons 2pm -10 pm - £10.03

Nights 10pm – 6am (Sun-Thurs) - £12.04



Job Purpose:

To be part of a customer focused team in operating manufacturing equipment and processes in line with company procedures and quality standards.

  • Operate production equipment in accordance to standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor the production process ensuring that products are to correct tolerances and meet customer and internal standards and specifications
  • Carry out cleaning and basic maintenance of work areas and machinery
  • Manufacturing approved products and trials in accordance to specifications and carrying out inspections and quality checks as defined by the management system
  • Record production data and complete records such as raw material used, quantities produced, wastage
  • Loading/Unloading of product into/out of equipment stores and racks
  • Use work instructions as required
  • Looking for faults defects and areas for improvement in all aspects of the process
  • Working in continuous improvement teams
  • Maintain and improve high standard of housekeeping
  • Work with a responsible health and safety attitude towards people buildings, processes and equipment

Education and Experience required for the role

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs to include English and Maths
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing industry, ideally with experience of working on continuous process machinery
  • Comfortable and confident in using computers and ERP/MRP systems

Personal Competencies

  • Takes pride in offering high quality customer service
  • Takes appropriate action to ensure that customer problems do not reoccur
  • Takes personal responsibility for their actions
  • Recognises changes in circumstances and adjusts activities accordingly
  • Consistency meets deadlines
  • Diligently follows work instructions as necessary for their role in the organisation
  • Pays attention to the details that are critical to work
  • Anticipates and prevents problems
  • Accepts changes in ways of working and understand the need for it
  • Maintains an upbeat and positive outlook and has a “can do” attitude


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