Production Operative

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    Kevin Davis

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    28 days ago

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Solsbury Solutions are delighted to be recruiting for Production Operatives based in Eastleigh for our specialist packaging client.This is a full-time, ongoing position.

The main duties of the role include;

  • New drum assembly – manual handling of timber flanges and assembling wooden cable drums in production line environment.
  • Drum repair – using of hand held power tools and wood working equipment to repair and refurbish wooden cable drums
  • Carry out production requirements in line with training, work instructions, customer specifications, relevant operational procedures and the company’s Health & safety policy
  • Coiling of cable on hand winding machinery, manual handling of armoured cable and cutting coiling of components to keep up with demand on production assemble line
  • Use the appropriate safety equipment and protective clothing necessary to safely carry out your duties, maintain the equipment and clothing in good condition and report any defects or loss to your team leader
  • Report all accidents, incidents / problems and near-misses using the appropriate form
  • Ensure high standards of quality for all work produced by regular monitoring throughout shift
  • Identify & control non-conforming product, and record scrap from production in line with the correct procedures
  • Maintain a tidy work area and good housekeeping standards throughout the shift
  • Inspect all tools and equipment in your work area regularly, store in the correct place and report any defects to your team leader
  • Carry out the necessary actions to prevent environmental damage during manufacturing activities and in the event of an environmental incident (i.e. segregation of waste and control of spillages)
  • Other appropriate tasks as allocated by the shift team leader or Manager
Skills, knowledge and experience required by our Production Operatives:
- Numerate & Literate
- Good communication skills (oral and written)
- Ability to work as part of a team or with minimum supervision when required
- Hard working with a high degree of self motivation
- Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
- Good awareness of safety requirements associated with a busy yard environment
- An understanding / experience of production & quality issues
- Experience of SAP computer system
- Problem solving skills
- Experience with woodworking equipment
- NVQ or equivalent in manufacturing
The Production operative is an important role and one which can have an impact on the efficiency of activities across the business. Operatives must work closely with each other as well as their team leader & manager to achieve individual and departmental goals in relation to earnings, Health & safety, quality and environmental aspects. As the people “doing” the job day to day, the operative’s ideas and initiatives are considered valuable and essential not only to the development and success of the department but also to the continuous improvement and growth of the whole organisation.

You will be required to work the following hours 8-5 Mondays – Thursdays and 7-3 on Fridays

Full training will be provided.

Hourly rate - £8.73 per hour

Please get in touch with Kevin in the office today or click 'Apply'. 
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