Reference : 580533

Production Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/11/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Production Operator opportunity.


How you will utilise your expertise:  


As a Production Operator you will be responsible for the operation of the plant in accordance with the agreed company standards and specifications in order to ensure the safe, continuous, effective and efficient production of excellent quality Celotex Products


In this role, we expect you to;


  • Safely and correctly operate production machinery and equipment
  • monitor equipment performance and report any defects or problems immediately to appropriate persons
  • Select the correct chemicals and materials and the correct programme required for each production run and make necessary and authorised adjustments to the equipment to produce the best quality products
  • Advise the Shift Manager of any disruption to the production programme and timescales for resolution; complete alternative duties during periods of downtime
  • Ensure that during production all parameters are met or exceeded without loss of quality or downtime and that the downtime log is recorded accurately and timely
  • Manage and complete all paperwork well and timely, accurately logging all stoppages, faults, downtime, etc. in the relevant place e.g. SCADA
  • Train and provide guidance to Engineers and Operators as required


What kind of person are we looking for?


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


To be suitable for the Production Operator role you will have: 


  • Experience within a similar role and environment of working on a production line
  • A detailed knowledge of the safe and correct operation of all production machinery and equipment
  • Hold a valid and current Forklift Truck Driving License
  • A strong awareness and respect for health, safety and environment


Who are Saint-Gobain?


Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with Celotex this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will 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.


Our Ambition as a business?


At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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