Reference : 569154

Production Operative

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
    Nr Penrith
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/06/2019

Who are we ?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our passionate and knowledgeable Board Plant as the Production Operative. This exciting role will see you safely contribute to the desired level of plant output to ensure that the product is delivered to the next process step in a condition that is ready for delivery to the customer, utilising the agreed safe operating procedures and quality standard methods.

What will you be doing in the role?

In the role as Production Operative you will;

  • Safety & Environment:  Be clear on standards and procedures relating to safe working, including PPE requirements. Have an absolute commitment to your own and others safety. You will adopt 'behavioural safety' as a core value and be aware of environmental routines and measures relative to your area.
  • Customer & Quality:  Work to agreed standard operating procedures. Understand the importance of consistent quality and work to achieve this while on shift. Have a good understanding of product quality, standards and customer requirements. Ensure all required data and documentation is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Continuous Improvement: Have effective communication to the Line Manager and colleagues on all aspects of the operation. Carry out identified continuous improvement activities. Understand continuous improvement methodology and techniques and use these to identify losses and improvement opportunities. Be planned, organised and focused in order to meet production performance requirements. Be willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the warehouse and production operates as effectively and efficiently as possible. Work with colleagues to eliminate errors at root cause

Am I what you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Production Operative specifically it is important that you:

  • Are qualified to RTITB standard for FLT positions would be desirable.
  • Understand the Saint-Gobain general principles of conduct and action.
  • Have experience in application of WCM tools and methods.
  • Have essential/desirable qualifications/skill/experience.

What about the business you’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based dry lining systems and products.

In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

No Agency CV’s please.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).

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