Production Operative

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1386608

 Job Description

Job Description

Job Title –Production Operative

Location – Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim

Reporting to – Production Supervisor

Interested in joining one of Northern Ireland’s Top 100 manufacturing companies?

We are recruiting for a Production Operative to join our growing Production Team. As the Production Operative you will operate the plant for the production of bulk and/or packed products.

Kilwaughter is a family run, forward thinking business based in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. We are a multi-site, 200-strong team with offices in Cork, St. Helens, Glasgow and Kilwaughter. We invest in growth to ensure a long-term sustainable company.

We manufacture and distribute innovative limestone-based products to the construction and agricultural markets across the UK and Ireland and are the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of K Rend, a silicone coloured render.

Working within our Production team you will be responsible for meeting targets through the production of bulk and/or packed materials and plant operation whilst ensuring all safety, quality, efficiency and maintenance standards are achieved. You will be responsible for your own safety and that of your colleagues as well as ensuring effective housekeeping in accordance with company procedures. Being able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers is a key part of the role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company and maximise plant efficiency to consistently deliver exceptional results.


The Job:

  • Operate plant for production of bulk and/or packed materials in line with production targets
  • Assist with improvements in efficiencies and production methods
  • Material waste management through compliance with company environmental system
  • Adhere to company health and safety process’
  • Undertake duties considered by the company as within the competence of this role

What You Will Need:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Knowledge and implementation of Health and Safety
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Production experience gained within the manufacturing sector

The Benefits:

  • Basic competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Generous holidays increasing with length of service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Early Friday finish
  • Private medical health insurance
  • Retail discount scheme
  • On-site car-parking
  • Annual health screening