General Operative

General Operative

Permanent (Working days initially, then nights)

Oldbury, West Midlands

Our client a manufacturer of products across a broad spectrum of industries has a requirement for a General Operative to join them on a permanent basis. The successful General Operative will work closely with other shopfloor personnel to achieve maximum output and will assist with setting the mills with the operators to minimise downtime.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve daily targets to meet customer demand
  • Carry out the necessary operations accurately to complete orders
  • Follow verbal or written instruction and work to set out procedures
  • Seek continuous improvement related to process and quality as well as on time delivery
  • Record process data

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a background in engineering would be advantageous
  • Forklift truck, pendant crane and reach truck licences would be advantageous but if not, training will be given
  • Well organised, multi-skilled, self-motivated and professional
  • Good coordination and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  • Effective team player
  • Responsible for achieving key objectives
  • Flexible with jobs/tasks so that adequate cover is available if and when required

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Hours of work: Working days initially, then moving onto nights after induction and training, hours detailed below:


Monday to Thursday: 07:30am to 4:00pm with 30 min lunch break

Friday 07:30am to 12:30pm with no lunch break 37 hours in total


Monday to Wednesday: 6:00pm to 4:30am

Thursday: 6:00pm to 1:00am

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Life Assurance
  • 33 days holiday including statutory days

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Job Information

Job Reference: JOB-2824-SN_1633016633
Salary From: £12.00
Salary To: £12.55
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Oldbury, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: General Operative, Forklift, Pendant Crane, Reach Truck, Strip metal, cold rolling, cold roll forming, mill operator, milling

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