Manufacturing Operator

Temp to Perm
£7.50 - £8.78

We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Operative to work for a well-established company based in Caerphilly.

The successful applicant would ideally have some basic fabrication, warehouse and packaging experience, and come from a manufacturing background.

Purpose of the role:

  • To manufacture guarding products for customers
  • To process and dispatch orders in a timely manner
  • To maximize efficiencies within the team
  • Prioritising the dispatch of modular guarding solutions, ensuring it reaches the customers within a set timeframe
  • Checking of documentation and investigating/correcting any errors
  • Monitoring stock levels and making sales team aware when there is a need to re-order
  • Handling incoming and outgoing shipments, with a keen emphasis on manual final inspection
  • Checking products for defects and accuracy
  • Prepare and paste labels on shipments
  • Ensure all transactions are recorded (job sheets, scanning on jobs etc.)
  • Operate forklift truck to transport stock, incoming and outgoing product and load/ unload safely and in a timely manner (subject to holding a valid forklift licence).
  • Carry out all modifications set out in company guidelines to panels and posts etc. as and when required to do so.
  • Handle space arrangements with incoming stock
  • Ensure that department working and storage areas are kept to a high standard of cleanliness at all times, using 6S methodology.

Essential Experience and Requirements:

  • Manufacturing background
  • Basic fabrication experience
  • Adaptable to business needs and requirements
  • Willingness to work a certain amount of overtime
  • Prepared to meet manufacturing deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptable to working on their own or as part of a team
  • Full UK Driver’s Licence


Desirable Experience:

  • Current national counterbalance forklift licence
  • Some welding experience would assist this role
  • Modular manufacturing experience
  • Warehouse and packaging experience


Hours of Business:

Monday to Thursday – 07:30 – 16:30

Friday – 07:30 – 12:45

Salary: £8.33 per hour to start, reviewed after 3 months

Benefits: Work based pension scheme

Start date: As soon as possible


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