Reference : GBR03741

Operative - Nights

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Chorley
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/01/2021

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you are a quick learner, you like working in a team, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Operative.

You’ll be working for Pasquill in Chorley.  Pasquill specialises in the production of timber engineered products to the construction industry and is the largest supplier of trussed rafters in the UK.  Pasquill is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!  A great Operative at Pasquill will put safety above all else, work well in a team and be enthusiastic about the work they do. As a quick learner, you’ll be flexible to work in different areas, take responsibility for the work you do and always show good attention to detail.

There are some specific skills we are looking for from suitable candidates; full training will be provided in operating tools and machinery as well as a full Health and Safety induction.

  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to learn
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • If you have a FLT licence, so much the better, although this is not a requirement

This role will be working Days, Monday – Thursday 2.30p,m – 11.30pm and Friday 2.30pm – 8.30pm  

What will I be doing in the role?

Our Operatives are very important to the smooth running of the business. Their role is important to help ensure our customers receive their products manufactured to an outstanding quality. To support our customers effectively you will;

  • Work from drawings to produce large timber engineered products
  • Organise cut timber efficiently to maintain production needs
  • Learn to operate different power and hand tools to produce goods
  • Operate machinery to ensure accuracy in production of products
  • Work in a team to assemble large timber products, such as spandrel panels, roof trusses and floor cassettes.


We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

Top Employer 2021

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