Flexible Production Operative


The Smurfit Kappa Group plc are Europe's leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. An industry leader with 46,000 employees globally, 350 production sites around the world, with locations in 23 countries in Europe and 13 countries in the Americas.

People are at the heart of the organisation and we are constantly working towards creating a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of our communities.

Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK are;

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.


Flexible Production Operative – Jupiter Road

The Operations team are currently recruiting for a multi-skilled Production Operative to join the Jupiter Road site. This role is to be employed on an annualised hours' basis in order to support the business to meet its changing production demands. This role will predominantly be based on a double day shift pattern.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate full flexibility in terms of both shift patterns and work areas within the operations function .

Previous experience working within a factory/operations environment or working shifts will be an advantage. Full training will be provided to develop the necessary skills for this multi-skilled role.






Key requirements of this role include an ability to;


  • Follow health and safety policies and procedures and be proactive in supporting a positive health and safety culture;
  • Adhere to defined procedures and performance standards to ensure operations are compliant with the required quality standards to meet customer requirements;
  • Participate in proactive problem solving exercises to address any issues impacting on production;
  • Communicate with all team members to ensure that a high quality handover takes place;
  • Understand basic numerical data required to operate to the required production standards;
  • Work well on own initiative and as a member of various teams within the Operations function.


In return our client offers:

  • A competitive annual salary.
  • 25 days' holiday a year, plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension.
  • A quarterly recognition scheme.
  • Regular bespoke training.

Flexible Production Operatives are crucial to the success of this business. Internal applicants should advise their line manager prior to making an application.

Please apply via the company's dedicated recruitment portal.

The closing date for this vacancy is 15th August 2022.

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Location Jupiter Road

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