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Production Operative (FLT)

Ref code: AWK99094047
£24k per year
West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
Office Based
Applications Closed

Production Operative
West Bromwich
£24,000 P/ a

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Production Operative to work for our well-respected client based in West Bromwich. The successful candidate will work as an operative in the workshop, assembly and stores areas of the Company supporting experienced fitters, stores personnel and other Company employees, while receiving in-house and external training to develop a wider range of job related skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. To maintain order & tidiness both outside & inside the manufacturing facility.
2. To assist where required in the dismantling, cleaning & re-assembly of equipment returned for refurbishment work.
3. To complete any relevant in-house training to be conducted within the Company's premises and workshops. Attend external training as necessary.
4. To assist stores staff with loading & offloading of goods/equipment arriving or leaving the premises and assemble kits of parts for use in production department when required.
5. Some fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand tools and marking out.
6. Undertake pipe-fitting including flanged and screw joints.
7. Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings is preferable. Training can be provided.
8. Performs all work in accordance with established company safety procedures.
9. Establish strong relationships within the department.
10. On a daily basis take instruction from the Production Controller, Senior Supervisor Fitter and Stores Co-Ordinator.
11. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Essential Personal Requirements:
1. Must possess good communication skills and respect for safety needs.
2. Must possess team spirit, and be able to work closely with all relevant departments in particular Production, Assembly & Stores.
3. Must be flexible in terms of work needs.
4. Has excellent time keeping.
5. Gain experience of mechanical design, maintenance and operational features of the Company and other products, with a view to gaining a recognized mechanical qualification.
6. Should be adaptable and willing to learn and undertake mechanical tasks as required.
7. Reviewing and adhering to specifications and applicable standards.
8. Able to work with own initiative and take responsibility/ ownership of workload.
9. Learn about the practical application of products and equipment in wastewater and water treatment, training can be provided.
10. Take responsibility for the health, safety and wellbeing of own self and others

Education, Training and Experience:

Educated to GCSE standard.
Evidence of interest and/or experience of working in a mechanical/fitting/maintenance role.
Current Fork Lift Truck License essential.
Overhead Gantry Crane License beneficial though not essential as training can be given