2 x Rework Operator

Trafford, Greater Manchester
£10.79 - £13.19 per hour
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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An opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client is currently looking to recruit a Rework Operator for their Trafford Park site. This is a full-time, Mon-Fri assignment working afternoon ('late') shifts, 1.50pm-10pm, with a 9pm finish on Fridays. This role is for 6 months. The hourly rate is £10.79ph for Mon-Fri shifts and £13.19ph for weekend overtime shifts.


You will be responsible for transforming damaged product from the production lines into good product to send out to our customers. There are 4 main types of rework activity and you will be trained in each of the following areas:

  • Rip & Tip - separating out cardboard, overwrap, shrink-wrap and tea bags into the correct recycling bins, ensuring tea is placed in a correctly labelled shreddings bag to be reprocessed on site into good tea
  • Outsort - sorting out good boxes of tea to create a pallet of good product to send out to customers and rip & tip any unusable boxes of tea
  • Weight Check - weighing each box of tea to ensure it means the legal weight requirements. All boxes that meet the requirements are to be placed on a good pallet to send to customers and all underweight boxes are to be ripped & tipped
  • Reprocessing - placing good product back through the production lines to be overwrapped/shrink-wrapped/re-lasered and then sent out to the customer

  • Key Responsibilities

    • Achieving the weekly rework plan by hitting daily targets set for number of pallets to be reworked
    • Recording all rework activity on the rework plan and rework handover book to ensure good communication between shifts and the Rework Manager
    • Be able to work independently and as part of the wider Rework Team
    • Attention to detail when reading and carrying out specific rework instructions
    • Upholding Safety and Quality standards always when carrying out Rework activities

    Experience Required:


    • Applicant must be a committed team worker with a strong sense of responsibility and good attention to detail.
    • Effective communication skills and an agile mind.


    • Experience of industries such as hospitality, high volume packaging, FMCG is desirable but not essential.
    • IT Skills - competent in the use of Microsoft Office; Excel and Word programmes is preferred.

    Other Requirements: Must be able to accommodate factory shutdowns, training courses, etc.

    Professional Qualifications: National school leaver qualifications in Reading and Comprehension, Writing and Mathematics. This will support recording of data and general teamwork skills with emphasis on good communication.


    A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

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    Manpower UK Ltd
    C/O Unilever HPC
    Port Sunlight
    CH62 4ZD

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