Production Operative - Swindon

£9.50 per hour - Engineering
Ref: 472 Date Posted: Thursday 04 Mar 2021
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Role Title:

Production Operator (Shift)





Responsible to:


Production Supervisor


January 2021

Role Purpose

Process the manufacture of product ensuring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are adhered to at all times.

This is a temp to perm position.  During the temporary period, the pay is £9.50ph including shift premium.  Once permanent after c3 months, then the salary is £17,500pa plus a 12.5% shift premium.


The shift hours are a weekly rotation of 06:00hrs-14:00hrs and 14:00hrs-22:00hrs.


All workwear will be provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow all steps within the SOP when working on the manufacture of the product, prepping and cleaning of equipment
  • Accurately complete batch documentation
  • Ensure equipment functions efficiently and procedures work correctly
  • Operate equipment safely and effectively for production processing
  • Follow safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is worn at all times as per the SOP requirements
  • Provide assistance to other operators where required
  • Recommend process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety
  • Maintain work area in a clean, organised and safe manner
  • Conduct other tasks as required by line manager


Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Competences

  • Very good communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Strong team player
  • Able to complete documentation with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Flexible