Production Operative

Role Type: Permanent

Salary From: £8.79

Salary To: £10.55

Location: Sowerby Bridge

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Major Recruitment is representing a well known manufacturer based in Sowerby Bridge, due to Expansion, they are now seeking experienced Production Operators to join their team.

There are several positions available, Hours available are:

6-2 & 2-10 rotating, 2-10 fixed, 10-6 fixed, 4 on 4 off – days and nights.

£8.79 plus shift allowance dependant on shift. (20-30%)

The Main Job Function:

To ensure quality products are produced in the required quantity, on time, and at the lowest possible cost, in a manner in keeping with the Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures of the company.

Detailed Tasks:

  • Ensure that output is in line with the production targets
  • The extrusion of PTFE and or other materials
  • Degreasing of hoses
  • Inform the Team Leader of any quality problems, process problems, or machine breakdowns asap.
  • Report any material or consumable shortages as soon as possible.
  • Conduct periodic checks in accordance with relevant procedure and/or specification.
  • Ensure correct number of consumables are available at each machine in accordance with the correct procedure and/or specification.
  • Report any non-conformances to the Team Leader on duty.
  • Record all machine stoppages and machine faults on the necessary documentation.
  • Record all scrap on the necessary documentation.
  • Ensure all procedures are followed correctly and without exception.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed at the correct time.
  • Demonstrate ability to work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrate ability to make decisions based on data available
  • Work when required with your departmental manager and team members to identify, implement and drive actions for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the correct Quality controls and measurements are adhered to.
  • Work in a safe manner, complying with Safety Health and Environmental standards in line with Company procedures
  • Responsibility to ensure compliance with the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Regulations made under that Act which are relevant to site activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Company Safety, Health and Environmental Policies.

Personal Specification:


  • Experience of working in production/manufacturing
  • Must possess a positive working attitude
  • Computer literate
  • Detail focused attitude
  • Must be a team player
  • Lives within a commutable distance of Sowerby Bridge
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Quality orientated
  • Good level of numeracy and general education
  • Ability to work well as part of team and communicate with other workers
  • Ability and willingness to perform manual work


  • Experience within similar manufacturing/extrusion/bioflex/braid roles advantageous

If you think you are a suitbale candidate for this position, please apply now or call Rebecca at Major Recruitment Huddersfield Today!

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