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Machine Operative




£24330 - £26500/annum


Posted: 22/11/2023

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Job Title: Production Operative

Location: Sandwich, Kent

Salary: £26,500

Hours: 4 on 4 off / 6 - 6

Our Client:

A leading manufacturing company known for its commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability. They specialise in producing a wide range of products for various industries, and their dedication to excellence has made them a trusted partner in the industry.

Role Summary:

To be responsible for the packing of manufactured products away and supporting the Production Operatives with supplying raw materials to the machines.


Private Health care
Life Insurance for death in service x2 salary
25 days annual leave
Overtime paid at time and a half
Bank holidays paid at double time
Free parking on site
Free hot drinksKey responsibilities within your new role would be to:

Working with heavy machinery and computer-controlled equipment on the factory floor.
Setup production equipment before starting the production run.
Operate equipment safely and effectively.
Ensure that equipment is maintained and kept in a good and safe working condition.
Inspect equipment to identify any replacements, malfunctions and repairs.
Work under the guidance of Team Leader to perform and complete the assigned duties in timely manner.
Evaluate equipment performance and recommend improvements.
Perform quality checks on products and record machine data on a verification sheet, addressing any anomalies.
Carry out strip and cleans on all compounding lines.
Operate forklift trucks and other industrial vehicles to transfer raw material and finished goods.
Follow safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation.
Recommend process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety.
Identify and report unsafe operations to Team Leader immediately.
Maintain the work area clean, safe and organised.Experience and skills required for this position:

Ideally you will have a counterbalance forklift licence but not essential.
Experience within a manufacturing background.
Effective communication skills.
Motivational skills and someone that is keen to learn.
Someone that is results-orientated.
Computer literate
Can work well in a team
Technical experienceNext steps:

If this sounds like the ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements.

If you would like any further information before applying, then please call Ellie (Permanent Consultant) on (phone number removed).

Alternatively, if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details, if you successfully refer a friend you will receive a £50 voucher *terms apply*.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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