Production Line Worker - Manufacturing Operative / Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 16 October 2019
Salary: £20,000 to £22,900 per year, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 November 2019
Location: Westhoughton, Bolton
Company: AWD online
Job type: Contract
Job reference: AWDO-P5095

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Production Line Worker / Manufacturing Operative / Assistant with a flexible and pro-active approach, ability to work well within a team and good computer skills is required for a well-established International Company based in Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

SALARY: £20,000 – £22,900 pro rata (depending on shift patterns)

LOCATION: Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester

TYPE: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract


We have a fantastic new job opportunity Production Line Worker / Manufacturing Operative / Assistant with a flexible and pro-active approach, ability to work well within a team and good computer skills.

Working as the Production Line Worker / Manufacturing Operative / Assistant you will play a vital role in ensuring production across the site is maintained, this can involve everything from cleaning equipment from the print presses, operating the flowline machine to locating stock within the warehouse.

As the Production Line Worker / Manufacturing Operative / Assistant you will work in various departments as directed to carry out a range of general cleaning and housekeeping duties, disposal/removal of waste including shredding/guillotining waste products and carrying out any general ancillary tasks associated with maintaining the production flow across the site.

The successful candidate will have the chance to work for a company that is committed to attracting, retaining and deploying the very best people, offering fantastic career opportunities.


If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.


Your duties and responsibilities as the Production Line Worker / Manufacturing Operative / Assistant will include:

• Working to Workplace Organisational standards, ensuring housekeeping standards are maintained in all areas and disposing of waste in an appropriate manner

• Comply with all security instructions providing assistance where necessary

• Waste removal; ensure that a safe working environment exists by removing waste to the dedicated areas and following the set standards

• Assist with basic TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) activities

• Update Standard Operating Procedures relating to own task when/where necessary

• Assist in stocktaking

• Check stock levels of consumables and PPE required for the selected areas such as Manufacturing, Warehouse and Shot Blast

• Assist the Manufacturing Operatives with general duties including machine clean downs

• Operate the flowline/shot-blast equipment

• Carry out general cleaning duties in manufacturing areas

• Provide support to the team in the Warehouse with loading and unloading of vehicles in a safe manner and be able to rack and de-rack material

• Assist with the delivery of materials to Manufacturing in a manner that complies with the Health and Safety standards set

• Assist in returning materials from Manufacturing back into stock following the set standards

• Manage the removal of waste on site including shredding/guillotining waste products

• Always act and behave in a way compliant with all company guidelines and policies, especially those relating to Environmental, Health and Safety, ethics and codes of conduct


• Basic Literacy and Numeracy

• Good Computer Skills

• Experience of handling COSHH materials

• Understanding of Workplace Organisation principals

• Good team player

• Continuous improvement mentality to regularly look for opportunities to improve

• Fork Lift licence would be an advantage

• Flexible and pro-active approach; ability to work well within a team and to tight deadlines

• Ability to work independently, flexibly and with a degree of initiative

• Good organising and planning skills; controlling quality and working to standard operating procedures

• Physically fit with good manual handling skills

• Flexible approach to work pattern and ability to work shifts as and when required


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.


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