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Production Operative/Counterbalance FLT Driver

Undisclosed Company
Birmingham, West Midlands
Up to £15.82 per hour
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Manpower are looking for an experienced Production Operative who holds a valid FLT Counterbalance license to work for our national client based in the Bordesley Green area of Birmingham, B9.

£15.82 per hour
12 hour shifts working either 07:00-19:00 or 19:00-07:00
4/5 shifts on, 4 off
12 month temporary contract which could turn permanent

Main Duties:

  • Operating process vessels, pumps and other process plant equipment
  • Drive forklift trucks
  • Following batch sheets and other company procedures
  • Identifying correct raw materials and batch numbers for batch mixing
  • Ensuring batch sheets are completed accurately
  • Weighing and measuring out raw materials required
  • Operating manufacturing equipment to ensure production of batches is carried out on time and in a safe manner
  • Packaging of hazardous finished product in accordance with packing instructions
  • Undertaking all work activity with due care and attention to Health & safety and company safety procedures
  • Ensuring that at all times both your own work and that of colleagues is carried out in a safe, controlled and efficient manner
  • Following plant housekeeping procedures


  • Experience in a manufacturing role in the chemical industry on a COMAH site is preferred. Able to demonstrate effective & compliant application of business & legal requirements.
  • Must be physically fit
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Demonstrate discipline and pride in complying to site world class standards and procedures.
  • Team work awareness, should be able to demonstrate ability to work on a collaborative environment.
  • The individual must be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to effectively communicate with team, peers and management.
  • Good English language, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Position requires rotational shift working so flexible working hours is a requirement (mornings, afternoons and nights).

Please apply now if you meet the above criteria and are available for work immediately!

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