• Permanent
  • Brandon
  • £21k - 25k per year USD / Year

Technique Recruitment Solutions

SITE OPERATIVE

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Industrial Engineering recruitment company based in Norfolk. We are working closely with our pioneering client who specialise in carbon capture, sustainable construction products and waste treatment. The client are offering a unique and interesting product that produces carbon negative results.  Due to ongoing business expansion they have several opportunities to grow their team and build for the future. The site is currently in Brandon but the company will be opening a purpose built facility next year in East Wretham which will allow additional growth and progression for the company and it’s employees

JOB PURPOSE
Reporting to the Team Leader and working closely with other staff, the jobholder is to monitor the manufacturing production line, whilst being responsible for housekeeping and minor maintenance of the
Aggregate Manufacturing Plant.
Proactively taking responsibility for themselves, to follow instructions and procedures, without constant supervision and with due regard to safety and operational requirements, to ensure full compliance with all legal and operational requirements.
This can be physically demanding role, to assist the Team Leader to carry out daily, weekly and monthly tasks as detailed in the site manuals.
To help identify potential breakdowns with the plant, assist with maintenance and materials handling, to ensure continuous operation.

KEY DUTIES

To assist with manufacturing process, driving some mobile plant and carry out minor maintenance.
To work in an efficient and productive manner, without the need for continual direct supervision and deputise in part or full for the Team Leader.
To inform the Team Leader promptly when a task is completed and request instructions for the next task.
To assist the Team Leaders to ensure that all required daily, weekly, and monthly tasks are completed and recorded properly, and to ensure that any shift issues are reported at the earliest opportunity.
Maintain a high level of awareness within the Plant for Health, Safety, Welfare and Security matters and in this respect to lead by example and take a pro-active approach.
To ensure the Plant and site are maintained in a clean and tidy condition, including cleaning of mixers and confined spaces using tools such as pneumatic hammers.
Willingness to undertake training and learn new skills, required for efficient operations, such as operating mobile plant, plant maintenance, first aid, confined space working etc.
Carry out any other duty required by the Team Leader, Site Supervisor or Site Manager
Assisting the Team Leader and other operatives with monitoring and running of the aggregate as it is produced. This is a critical duty to ensure the plant is running material that meets the required size and
standard.
Have to ability to challenge others on health and safety and always comply with all health and safety procedures.
Obtain a good knowledge of the plant to gain the ability to fault find and spot potential failings within the production line.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Confident communicator, both written and verbal
Mechanically minded, practical and with good computer skills.
Demonstrable experience of taking responsibility at work and excellent reliability

DESIRABLE SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Ability to offer ideas and thoughts for discussion to promote improvements in the process.
Clean driving license and a Front-end loader or fork truck license would be beneficial but not essential 
Experience within a manufacturing site – ideally the waste, aggregates or concrete environment.
Desire to grow learn new skills, in order to gain promotion within the business

The working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week on rotating shifts 6am-2pm and 2pm -10pm. The company offer a competitive salary, shift allowance plus regular overtime with an OTE of £25,350

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