Production Operative - General Labourer

  • Job Reference: 00002293-1
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Access Covers Ltd
  • Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday – Thursday 8.00 am – 16.30 pm, Friday 8.00 am – 15.30pm.


The production operative will support the efficient running of manufacturing processes, ensuring safety, quality, and productivity. They are responsible for operating machinery, maintaining high standards, and adhering to health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Production operative key duties include:

  • Working to high quality standards, within set tolerances, and quality inspection of products.
  • Follow company and legislative health & safety practices.
  • Proactively report hazards, near misses, and any potential safety concerns.
  • Set up and operate machinery to various specifications.
  • Liaise with Production Manager or Production Supervisor for the reporting and repairing of machinery.
  • Minimize wastage and production costs.
  • Help achieve production targets and operational performance.
  • Consistently apply best practices in operations.
  • Maintain high housekeeping standards.
  • Provide coverage during colleagues' annual leave and sickness absences as required.
  • Adhere to all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as assigned by the line manager.


The successful production operative will have machine operating experience and have the ability to thrive in a dynamic manufacturing environment.

This is a full time permanent position.