Production Operative

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    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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    Up to £26000.00 per annum + + benefits

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    Tim Norford

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    3 months ago

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Production Operative - Agriculture
Navenby, Lincoln
£24,000 - £26,000 + benefits


Our client currently requires a Production Operative with an agricultural, waste management services, or technical background to execute operations and basic maintenance activities of a 24/7 manufacturing facility, working days and nights on a rotating shift pattern.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, as a Production Operative, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating fixed plant & machinery in a dehydration plant and animal feed packing and process operation
  • Use of Telescopic forklift in movement and transfer of stock and raw materials
  • Regular quality checks on finished product
  • Housekeeping & cleaning duties

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Telescopic Forklift Licence & Full driving license is essential
  • A team-working attitude as well as being able to work competently alone
  • Self-motivation and an aptitude for problem solving
  • Excellent timekeeping, attendance and flexibility
  • A good understanding of workplace Health and Safety in a quality-driven environment
  • A positive attitude to work and a willing approach to training and development
  • A commitment to setting high personal and workplace standards
  • Good communication skills to allow reporting and effective shift handover.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary of between £24,000 to £26,000, including shift allowance
  • Overtime available at time and a half
  • 25 day holiday allowance plus bank holidays

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to tnorford@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

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