Production Operative



Job Description:
Great opportunity for someone with a production / Manufacturing background to work for our local client based in Thame!! If you have previous experience in soldering, assembly, wiring, or even Injection moulding or testing and you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect position for you!!!

What is in it for you?! Salary £26,319 Hourly rate of £13.67, working hours 2.30-11 Monday – Thursday 11-4 Friday, ongoing overtime available, good training and potential to work in different departments, enabling you to increase your level of skills. Temp to Perm 2-3 weeks temping only, then monthly paid Permanent Contract.

The purpose of the role: Working with minimum supervision, working in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring, and testing as required to meet delivery requirements.

Carry out component manufacturing, and product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM, or other related documents. Ensure all activities satisfy quality standards or other applicable standards.

The job is a long-term permanent position (payrolled) via the K&D for 2-3 weeks on a temporary contract before being transferred onto the client’s books.

What you will be doing?! Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, and power presses), and product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements. Maintain a safe, orderly, and clean work area.

Liaise with Team Leaders and ensure stock levels are kept up to date. Ensure equipment is running efficiently/effectively with maximum use of material, resources, and time.

Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs. Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues. Take an active part in all team working and continuous improvement initiatives.

The use of hand-vibrating tools may be required. Ear, eye, and face protection and other PPE may need to be worn. Manual handling will be required.

Secondary Activities / Tasks. To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required/instructed to maintain and/or improve the efficiency, quality, and service provided by Production Services. Health & Safety – adherence to all Company Health & Safety Policies, Procedures, and Safe Working Practices. Attend Health Surveillance as appropriate. Attend training courses and participate in “on the job” training, as appropriate to the development of job skills and mandatory Health and safety requirements.

What the client would like from you? previous experience setting up and using production equipment efficiently. Previous experience assembling products. Someone who can multi-task successfully. Good IT skills. Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work on drawings.

Nice to have skills but not essential?! Lean / Six Sigma qualification and experience. Knowledge of and experience in using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software.

If you believe that these requirements match your skills then please apply here today and we will call immediately to discuss further!!

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