Production Operative

Smurfit Kappa is a world leader in paper based packaging and is the European leader in containerboard, corrugated and solid board packaging. Employing 46,000 employees the organisation strives to be a customer orientated, market led company which satisfies the personal development of its employees.

A great opportunity in one of the South West plants, to join the Production Team working as an operator on a 3 shift rotation pattern within Conversion. The successful applicant will be highly motivated, focused and driven, demonstrating a positive can do and safe attitude together with excellent self organisation and motivation skills.  For a good fit within this dynamic successful team, we are looking for applicants who are great communicators, able to support a drive for continuous improvment in both productivity and reduced wastage, fully complying with the site's Health & Safety culture.  

Previous experience within a manufacturing process operation is preferred, but full training will be provided.  It is expected that Production Operatives will be able to train in multiple areas building our multi skilled and flexible team.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Operating machines within production.
  • General manual handling.
  • Basic computer tasks.
  • Understanding and appreciation of both Health & Safety and Quality.

The ideal candidate will have - 

  • Ability to follow health & safety policies and procedures.
  • Full training provided but previous experience within a manufacturing process operation is preferred.
  • A strong work ethic and an ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility of working hours - this is a rotating shift pattern with overtime requirements.
  • Understanding of basic numerical data required to operate to required production standards.
  • A good team player able to work as part of a crew and on their own.
  • Self-motivation and good organisation skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.

In return our client offers:

  • Annual salary £28,846 with opportuntity to develop to upper levels, once passed probation.
  • 25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company Pension.
  • On site Canteen and parking.
  • Regulary health checks.

Should you wish to join this fun, dynamic hard working team please apply through dedicated recruitment page.

The intention will be to contact you within 7 days of the closing date

Salary £28,846 to £28,846 per annum

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Location Oldmixon Estate
Winterstoke Road
Weston Super Mare
North Somerest
BS24 9BH