Production Operative

  • Location

    South Petherton

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  • Salary:

    £10 - £10.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liam Hawkins

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  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Production Operative- Early/ Day Shift
South Petherton, Somerset

Meridian are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-respected manufacturing business based in South Petherton who are seeking new production operatives to join their team due to growth. This is a busy hands-on role, and the ideal candidate will have experience working with machines or in a mechanical role.

Role Duties:                
  • To carry out production activities as required including the set-up and operation of state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
  • To ensure that all products are made to the highest standard
  • To accurately read and understand manufacturing instructions
  • Utilise the in-house computer system for all functions within the production facility.
  • Disassemble, clean and reassemble machines
  • To troubleshoot machine problems and where appropriate take corrective actions to rectify.
  • Mechanical/ Engineering skill set (this could be gained professionally or recreation/ Education)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Confident IT User
Role Overview
  • Permanent role 
  • Early shift: Monday – Thursday 6.00am – 2.10pm & Friday 6.00am – 1.20pm 
  • Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm
  • Induction, training, and support for new team member will be provided
  • Hourly rate of £10- £10.50 dependant on experience
  • Incremental pay rises as you gain more experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank hols (3 days have to be used for Christmas closure)
  • 6% EE and 10% ER pension contribution
  • 8x basic salary death in service plus long term disability/injury insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunity to progress within the business
How to apply?

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