Reference : 573597

Machine Operative

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
    Newcastle under Lyme
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/02/2019

Additional description

Machine Operative – International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) – Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire

IDS are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running! (2016-2019)

Looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees, where virtually no day is the same? Then we have the perfect role for you here at IDS, the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials, specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Machine Operative to join our IDS (Parkhouse Panel) team based in Newcastle under Lyme. As a Machine Operative, you will be instrumental in the production of Showerwall and POS stands. Reporting into the Production Manager, you'll become part of our friendly and well established production team.

As a Machine Operative with IDS, you will:

  • Be responsible for the setting up of machinery and work to a production schedule.
  • Operate machinery such as beam saw, DET and CNC, ensuring output is to a high standard.
  • Work with the team to ensure output targets are met.
  • Understand and promote the importance of environment, health & safety rules.
  • Be proud of a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
  • Recognise the importance of clear and precise paperwork.

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.

So if you…

  • Have experience working within a production environment.
  • Are self motivated, with a can do attitude.
  • Are a team player with good communication skills.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and quality.
  • Are driven to continually improve.
  • Want to be part of a winning team.

...we may just be the right fit for each other! Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays and Christmas shutdown. Increasing to 33 days with service)
  • Achievable bonus scheme
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold)
  • As an employee with IDS, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme
  • Staff discounts and various other benefits
  • A defined share purchasing scheme
  • A defined contribution pension scheme

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you! 

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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