Process Operator / Production Operative / Manufacturing

Derby, Derbyshire, England
Up to £25000 per annum
21 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Process Operator

Location: Derby

Salary: up to £25,000 OTE

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company is part of a $450million global business supplying the automotive and steel industries.

Due to the market demands they are expanding some sections of their business, therefore seeking to recruit a number of highly motivated operators to join the successful operations team at Derby.

The Company is looking for experienced production operators who are willing to operate across a 7 day, 24 hour production pattern, however full training will be provided.

Job Purpose:

  • Work across site in all manufacturing departments as business demands require
  • Have direct responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of plant and equipment
  • Be a key figure in achievement of production targets
  • Act as an integral figure in completion of company targets and objectives as specified by manufacturing management team in line with annual company plans and company strategies
  • Complete key designated tasks related to plant / job function

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work in a safe manner at all times
  • Show proficiency in at least 2 of the following operations:-
  • Dipping/forming
  • Packing
  • Fire products
  • Stores
  • Achievement of all targets for product volumes and quality.
  • Engage and participate in a work environment of "Continuous Improvement"
  • Complete daily process cleaning and associated duties as required
  • Carry out defined 5S duties
  • To learn any other core skills from main duties that the jobholder is not fully trained upon
  • Safe operation of plant
  • Product quality produced is optimised and within defined company specifications
  • Compliance with housekeeping standards relevant to your area
  • Achieve company designated technical norms for plant operation

The Candidate:

The holder of this job will be regularly assessed for competency on

  • Achievement of plant downtime technical norms
  • Achievement of plant yield technical norms
  • Achievement of plant production rate technical norms
  • Achievement of all quality requirements
  • No accidents/incidents within your areas of operation
  • Plant hygiene levels maintained to required standard
  • Plant equipment preventative maintenance carried out as specified by management and engineering functions
  • Plant recycle methodologies are followed
  • Site waste disposal methodologies are followed


  • Committed to Safety
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work quickly & accurately - experience in high volume manufacturing environment would be ideal
  • High level of focus on Quality of work
  • Flexible in approach

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of; Process Operator, Production Operator, Processing Plant Operator, Process Plant Operative, First Line Operations Support, First Line Plant Operations Support and Production Coordinator may also be considered for this role.