Reference : 567858

Glass Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/30/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our 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 Glass Operator opportunity.

How will you support us?

Due to an increase in productivity at our Dudley site, we have an exciting opportunity for a Glass Operator to join our passionate and knowledgeable Team. The successful candidate will cut, handle and load glass in a manufacturing and distribution environment and will be responsible for achieving all aspects of production in a safe manner and to the required quality standards.

  • Work in a manufacturing environment, cutting glass to order, using the relevant machinery/tools
  • Produce accurate work in-line with order requirements by following set procedures and adhering to the Health & Safety standards
  • Assist with the loading of the glass to a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) ready for despatch
  • Ensure that the assigned work areas and machines are kept in an orderly state and are fit for purpose4
  • Assist with the stocktake
  • Understand internal waste plans and highlight any necessary actions of improvement to Advanced Operators


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?

  • Glass handling experience and are competent in performing multiple skills in cutting glass & edgework would be desirable
  • Experience of loading glass products for despatch and stock distribution to a HGV would also be desirable
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Good standard of school level education, particular in Maths & English
  • A valid UK driving licence, HGV Class 2 licence and Forklift licence would all be desirable, but not essential
  • Strong planning and organisation skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated and have the ability to work under your own initiative

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;

  • Cycle2work
  • Share schemes
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Competitive maternity/paternity polices plus many more!

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 Glassolutions 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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