Production Operative

Undisclosed Company
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£8.25 - £12.55 per hour + £8.25 for first 12 weeks then increases
29 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
We are looking for Production Operatives to join the team at a well known food manufacturer in Barnwood, Gloucester. The successful applicants will safely carry out a range of duties within the factory including machine operation and hygiene regimes.

Your main duties will include:
- Actively contributing to a safe working environment
- Carrying out Start-Up/Shutdown procedures
- Cleaning the machinery and the area around you
- Line feeding and checking supply of appropriate materials
- Monitoring quality of the product against set standards
- Conducting handover activities and recording accurately events on shift
- Problem Solving-using your knowledge to identify, prioritise and address problems
- Moving quickly between workstations, ascending and descending steps often carrying loads

The ideal candidate will:
- Be committed to working in a team
- Have an understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace
- Have effective problem solving skills
- Possess a strong sense of responsibility and good attention to detail
- Be a competent user of Microsoft Office; Excel and Word programmes
- Have good hand eye co-ordination and finger dexterity
- Be flexible with their time to support the needs of the business
- Possess national school leaver qualifications in reading, comprehension, writing and mathematics

The role is temporary and seasonal. The season is likely to run until July/August 2017 however it could last longer.

You must be able to work on a weekly rotating shift pattern. The shifts are 6:30am-2:30pm, 2:30pm-10:30pm and 10:30pm-6:30am. You must be able to work all three shifts.

You will need to pass a dexterity test and an induction process before you start - further details will be given at interview.

If you would like any further information please call us on 01452 392 741 or apply online today. Alternatively you can send your CV to the email address given as a contact for this advert.

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