Reference : GBR04218


  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Elland
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/13/2021

Position description

We have a great opportunity for an Operator to join us at Glassolutions in Elland. Glassolutions are part of the Saint-Gobain group and are the largest processor and distributor of glass in the UK. We offer a range of services unrivalled across the glass industry, supplying and processing glass for a broad range of applications.

The role is 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

In the role of Operator, you will:

  • Operate machinery and equipment safely and effectively.
  • Prepare glass loads for customers, assisting drivers to load/offload vehicles as necessary and ensure correct paperwork is used.
  • Maintain a high standard of workplace housekeeping and carrying out daily checks on equipment and machinery that is being used.
  • Work in a controlled and safe manner in line with Health and Safety policies, wearing appropriate PPE at all times and immediately reporting defects/accidents/near misses.
  • Deal with customers in a pleasant, helpful, efficient manner and by representing the company in a positive light at all times.

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. Suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

  • Experience of working within a manufacturing or warehousing environment would be ideal.
  • A good work ethic and willingness to learn.
  • Customer focused, a team player and have good communications skills.
  • Have high health and safety standards.

What will I get in return?

As well as a competitive salary and pension you will also have access to flexible benefits which can be tailored to suit your needs, these include;

  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays (33 days in total)
  • Competitive maternity/paternity polices!
  • Cycle2work
  • Share schemes
  • Discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers


Who are we ?

Are Glassolutions and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

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.

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