Reference : 569974

Production Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/28/2019

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 Production Operator opportunity.

How you will utilise your expertise:

This role is working with Gibbs & Dandy Glass - part of the Saint-Gobain group and is the largest processor and distributor of glass in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity for a Production Operator to join our passionate and knowledgeable team. In the role of Production Operator, you will:

  • In conjunction with the Branch Management, Supervisor and EHS Advisor, ensure effective implementation of Company Quality, EHS & Housekeeping policies and standards
  • Work within defined Environmental, Health & Safety procedures
  • Work within defined Quality standards and fully compliant
  • Producing accurate work in line with order requirements within set procedures and H&S Standards
  • Engage in daily communication with Team leaders & Supervisory management on EHS, quality and production targets, including end of shift KPI data collection
  • Manual glass handling, vehicle loading/unloading
  • Promote a culture of excellence in customer service and ensure that every effort is made to achieve 100% delivery on time in full
  • Ensure the processes at the end of shifts are left in agreed standards and prepared for the following shift
  • Manual & automatic glass cutting including laminated
  • Overhead crane – full training will be provided
  • Glass processing machinery – full training will be provided
  • The ability to work in a team environment

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?

  • Previous experience working with glass or in a factory environment would be advantageous
  • Work in a clean and organised fashion with good house keeping
  • Be a good team player and communicate well with colleagues, team leaders and managers
  • Have a good work ethic and attendance record
  • Have a high level of commitment, flexibility and a willingness to learn
  • Be highly self-motivated and have the ability to work under 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
  • 23 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 Gibbs & Dandy Glass 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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