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Production Operative (Loader)

Undisclosed Company
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Up to £32103.00 per annum
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Manpower is currently recruiting for a Production Operative (Loader) with a current R T I T B Counterbalance License on a permanent basis within a leading UK manufacturer of essential clay and concrete building products based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. The position will provide direction and control within a production environment manufacturing concrete building block for use in both the commercial and domestic (Housing) Markets. You will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all plant and equipment that you will be trained to use whilst being focused and committed to achieve our aims in delivering excellent quality and customer service. The job role will involve being trained in various production processes contained within the manufacturing system. This will primarily include loading finished goods onto customer vehicles, removal of stock from the factory and to maintain yard and stocking areas by use of Clamp trucks and other yard equipment ensuring the appropriate Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental standards are met.

Key accountabilities relating to Health & Safety

  • Maintain high standards of Health & Safety for not only yourself but others whilst engaged in all workplace activities.
  • Ensure all Health & safety standards are adhered to as set out within the sites health & safety management systems.
  • Report all Health & Safety concerns immediately to your line manager
  • Ensure that risk assessments and safe systems of work for each task / process for which you are trained are strictly adhered to. No tasks to be undertaken where a current and suitable risk assessment /SSOW is not in place.
  • Ensure that PPE issued is kept and maintained in good condition
  • Ensure that all tools & equipment that you use are kept in good condition, returned to their nominated storage place after use & any defects are reported.
  • Ensure that all guarding is correctly fitted. Report & action any defective equipment immediately
  • Ensure a permit to work is obtained for high-risk tasks e.g., working at height, entering a confined space working

Key accountabilities Relating to Quality Systems

  • Complete and sign all process control sheets relative to the processes you are engaged in prior to the end of the day. Report all quality concerns immediately to your line manager
  • Ensure that you adhere to the quality requirements as specified in the sites quality system for all production processes you are trained in.
  • Work with management to develop a good sustainability culture at the works.

Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • R T I T B counterbalance license
  • Literacy and Numeracy to GCSE level
  • Previous experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of working in a factory environment would be advantageous

Salary offered is £32103.31 per annum plus shift allowance £2441.76 per annum & local productivity bonus, company pension and 27 days holiday. You will be required to work Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm (no weekends) with an hour for lunch. If this looks like it could be your next career move, please upload an up-to-date CV and a Manpower representative will be in touch with you shortly.

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