Production Operatives

Location : Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Job Ref : MM617
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £9.25 - 9.25 per hour


MM617 – Production Operatives
Location – Nottingham
Rate – £9.25 reviewed after 3 month probationary period
Hours – 7 am to 4 pm with regular overtime paid at time and half


First Military recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a 6 Production Operatives to join their growing manufacturing team in Nottingham. Our client is one of the UK’s leading work surface manufacturers. They are a busy, vibrant company who have worked throughout the pandemic with no redundancies and are continually expanding.

The role

  • Working in the manufacturing facility moving, handling and machining worktops
  • Operating a number of machines 
  • All machinery and tools are used and maintained in the correct manner. Ensure defects and missing tools are reported immediately.
  • Achieve targets set.
  • All production is carried out to specification and as requested.
  • Ensure accurate completion of production paperwork for submission as necessary.
  • Ensure the production line is running at full potential and is free flowing, dealing appropriately with interruptions in work tasks.
  • Make efficient decisions regarding material and machinery issues.
  • Communicate with colleagues and management team to ensure problems are resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Ensure you comply with company procedures and policies at all times.
  • Co-operate with the company in ensuring all health and safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Adopt safe methods of work and ensure compliance with general housekeeping and safe systems of work.
  • Follow quality standards set and monitor rejects as required. Participate in and continually improve quality standards.
  • Provide cover elsewhere on the shop floor where necessary.


  • Must be physically fit and able to lift and move heavy worktops
  • Ideally will have worked in a woodworking environment
  • Must be flexible to work regular overtime

In return our client offers

  • Salary of £9.25/hr basic plus regular overtime paid at time and half
  • Regular reviews of pay rate
  • 28 days holidays
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Stability and security in an established business
  • A company who will invest in training and development

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