Reference : 565610

Production Operative

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Shropshire
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/26/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Production Operative opportunity based in Telford.


How will you support us?

This role is working with Saint-Gobain Weber the world's leading industrial mortar manufacturer offering a complete range of solutions developed using advanced formulation technology to meet the highest technical requirements. This role is working within our modern manufacturing facility in Telford, supporting the manufacturing process working on rotating shifts (early 6am to 2pm and late shift 10am to 6pm).

In the role as a Production Operative you will be required:

  • To adhere to all operational procedures with respect to production, stock movements, health and safety practice and 5’S’ policy.
  • To follow all production Operating Procedures when conducting day-to-day manufacture and production requirements.
  • To execute schedule requirements as defined and detailed by the Shift Supervisor or Plant Manager.
  • To maintain a tidy powder area by correctly putting away finished goods, continuously clearing away unused items back to their correct address.
  • Help to develop the best production practices for the entire range of products.


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?

  • A current FLT license (Counterbalance) is essential to the role.
  • Strong English and Mathematical ability.
  • Production experience, preferably within a continuous production environment. For example, if you have worked within the food or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Have a passion for health & safety with a relevant qualification being desirable.


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 employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Weber this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within 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.


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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