Productions Operators

Location UK / Derry City Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1440785

 Job Description

Seagate in Springtown currently has exciting opportunities for Production Operators to join our team in Oct 2019 timeframe, and for vacancies which may arise at a later date.

About us

Seagate products help more people store, share and protect their valuable digital content. With 97% of the world’s information being stored on hard drives, the rapid growth of digital data makes Seagate more important every day. As an industry leader, Seagate provides unique career opportunities to be part of today’s major technology shifts. We can be found around the globe and at


In Springtown, Derry/Londonderry we have over 1300 people working in a facility which is among the most advanced in the world in the design, development and volume manufacturing of recording heads – which write information onto and read information from the recording disc within the data storage device.


What you’ll do


  • Working as part of the Springtown Production team you’ll be responsible for operating a variety of machines in a 24/7 production environment within our wafer fabrication facility, producing recording heads for data storage products.
  • You’ll perform machine tending operations to ensure that the machines are utilised to their optimum level and that the production goals for the site are met.


About you


  • Ideally, you’ll have some relevant experience of working in a manufacturing environment however, for us it’s more important that you can demonstrate you’re highly motivated and passionate about working in a team, contributing to your team’s success.
  • You’ll have a natural flair for learning about new technologies and spotting opportunities to make improvements where possible.
  • You’ll have exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow instructions.



What’s next?

If you feel that you’re up for the challenge to be part of our team in Springtown, then we would love to hear from you.

  • Complete your online application //
  • 1st stage – the first step in the selection process is to complete an online aptitude test, which is a basic numeric ability assessment. You’ll receive the link to the assessment from our recruitment partners Grafton Recruitment in the coming days – please keep an eye out for this.
  • 2nd stage – we’ll bring the top 150 candidates through to next stage assessment to help us get a deeper insight into your broader capability. The assessment is directly linked to a Manufacturing Operator/Technician role and is an online assessment.
  • Final Stage – final stage of the assessment process is to meet with the hiring team to complete a behavioural based interview, where you’ll be asked a set of questions designed to give us examples of how you performed in the work environment in the past, with the logic that past performance predicts future performance (e.g.)Tell me about a time when you were part of a high performing team. The questions will be linked to our core values Innovation, Inclusion, Integrity. We are aiming for interviews to take place early -mid October.


What we’ll give you

An opportunity to develop your career with a global leading brand, working with the most advanced technologies. Our competitive compensation & benefits package is reflective of Seagate’s “best in class” philosophy and includes a pension scheme, health insurance scheme, stock purchase plan, onsite gym and tuition assistance. For individuals with the drive to make a real contribution, the company offers exciting opportunities for growth. Seagate will provide you with the tools and support that you need to succeed within an established cutting edge company with a genuine commitment to training and development. 


Seagate Technology is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of sex, marital status, religious affiliation, age, disability or ethnic origin. The Company specifically welcomes applications from the Protestant community who are currently underrepresented in this job category. All applications will be considered strictly on the basis of merit.