Production Operative - Day shift

Job Reference
Salary Description
£13. 30 per hour including shift allowance
Contract Type
Temp to Perm
Ellistown ,


Ellistown, Leicestershire

We are currently recruiting experienced Production Operatives for one of our prestigious clients based in Ellistown, Leicestershire due to demand and growth. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a local leading manufacturer who offer a friendly working environment with excellent benefits and opportunity for overtime. 

Must be happy to work in a dirty, dusty environment and be physically fit due to this being a physical role. 

This is a 5 on 5 off, 5 on 5 off, 4 on 4 off shift - This is a fixed day shift working 12 hour shifts!

*£13.30 per hour Including Shift allowance

 Key responsibilities:

  • Ability to take ownership of the role
  • Hands on Cleaning of machinery and plant
  • Ability to rotor and prioritise your own workload
  • Operation of mobile plant as required
  • Greasing and oiling of production plant
  • Adhering to health & safety, quality and environmental systems
  • To deliver through the process improvement initiatives and continuous improvement
  • Assist with production when required
  • Creating and maintaining the highest standards of 5S’s housekeeping and environmental management
  • Assist in the development of SSOP’s and Risk Assessments

Essential qualifications & experience:

  • Excellent timekeeping, attendance and flexibility
  • Self-motivated
  • Numerate & literate.
  • Team working attitude.
  • Ability to also work alone.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High degree of Health & Safety awareness.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on your own.
  • Ability to learn to operate key manufacturing and mobile plant.
  • Willingness to undergo further training and development.
  • Previous labour intensive role

Desirable qualifications & experience:

  • Experience of working in a continuous improvement environment.
  • A certified counterbalance FLT driver is advantageous.
  • A recognised up-skill.

 Training & Development

Our client aims to operate to world-class standards and the successful candidate will be required to commit to a focused programme of training and development which will include:

  • Multi-functional operation, possibly cross departmental.
  • 5S principles.
  • Localised Health and Safety Procedures.
  • Localised Environmental and Quality Responsibilities.
  • Localised up-skilling.


  • Immediate starts with full training provided.
  • Paid Holidays  and Pension Scheme    
  • Free on-site car parking  
  • Get amazing deals exclusively available to yourselves through the Siamo Benefits scheme
  • Excellent chance of a permanent position 

If you feel this position could be for you please call the Ashby team on 01530 416770 or send your CV to

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