Production Operative – Career Makers – Huddersfield

Career Makers

CareerMakers Recruitment is currently recruiting Production Operatives on behalf of our client, based in Huddersfield, HD2 area.


· You will be required to set up frames for production, count parts, pack finished product and sign off paperwork.

· You will be on your feet all day, moving and lifting aluminium parts and panels.

· We are looking for people with loads of energy, enthusiasm and who are up for the challenge and willing to learn

· Key Skills – reliability, numeracy, accuracy and responsibility

· You need the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

· You also need great timekeeping skills

· You need to be enthusiastic and adaptable to carry out duties with a flexible attitude.

· Experience in an engineering environment

· Ability to interpret engineering drawings

· Understanding of fabricated panel designs

· Manual handling experience

· A good standard of GCSE’s

A general operative will undertake work in all areas of the factory.

· Responsible for bringing material into the jigging area, keep team leader or shift supervisor informed of stocks of jig straps

· Shall inspect work for obvious defects and/or poor surface, and report as needed.

· Responsible for attaching customer work to the work carrier.

· Ensure a good contact is made between the carrier and the jig strap. Using the correct method of attaching work to the jig as per instructions given

· Ensure jig straps are stripped of any anodised film before re-use.

· After the inspector has passed a jig, unload the finished work into stillage’s, ensuring adequate packing material between profiles to avoid transit damage on movement to the packing area.

· Jigging, de-jigging and packing of small items, inform team leader or shift supervisor of any discrepancies

· Handle and pack customer materials correctly at all times ensuring no damage can occur before and during transportation.

· Bring to the attention of the team leader or shift supervisor any faults observed on the material whilst packing.

· Responsible for ensuring packing procedures are followed.

· Be available to do reasonable overtime to cover busy periods

· Good housekeeping of work areas throughout each shift is essential.

· This includes . Keep the yard clean from cardboard, and other packaging material etc.

· Separate waste as per skips available i.e., cardboard/aluminium/other waste

· General waste to be cleared and put in the general rubbish bin.

· Assist with the training of new employees as per instructions from team leader or shift supervisor

· Perform any general duties as requested by team leader, shift supervisor or managers

· You are responsible to the team leader and shift supervisor.

Pay rate: 10 £ / hour

Shift pattern:

The factory is open 24 hours 5 days a week. With occasional weekend working.

Shifts are 12 hours, 7am-7pm / 7pm-07am (rotating)
Week 1 Mon off, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri days
Week 2 Mon days, Tues off, Wed, Thurs, Fri night
Week 3 Mon, Tues night, Wed, Thurs, Fri off
Average 40 hours per week over 3 week cycle

If you are interested in the role, and have the relevant experience please apply with your CV or give us a call on 01942 834 107

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