Manufacturing Operative

Ilkeston, United Kingdom

Job Description

About Us: We are an innovative family-run company, based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire specialising in market-leading sensory, educational and play equipment across the UK to a wide range of different clients. We are well established and have been in business for over 15 years.Our team is made up of committed and talented people, who also like a bit of fun. Due to continued growth, we have an exciting new opportunity for an energetic, conscientious and motivated Manufacturing Assistant to join our team.It is the ideal environment in which to learn, increase your abilities and realise your full potential. You will be surrounded by an experienced team and an employer who wants you to achieve your goals.The Role:

  • You will be working as part of a team manufacturing a range of sensory products used at a variety of establishments ranging from schools and nurseries to care homes and prisons.
  • You will report to the installation and production co-coordinator and the engineering manager, assisting in the manufacture of sensory products in time for their fulfilment dates.
  • The role is multiskilled and will require the use of common sense and initiative as a lot of the work we carry out is of a bespoke nature.
  • Main tasks will include but are not limited to simple woodworking tasks, from sizing sheet timber on a panel saw through to simple manufacture of wood-based enclosures prior to upholstery. Cutting, gluing, and machining acrylic mirrors. The running of our CNC router machine and cutting of timber on a cross-cut saw. You will also be asked to carry out some paint spraying of certain items. Final assembly of products including the fitting of electronic circuitry and testing. You will also need to help with general housekeeping duties including goods inwards, keeping stores organised and packing deliveries/dispatch. Full training will be given.
  • During peak times and to help cover annual leave you may occasionally be asked to assist our installation teams on-site as a second person. This may require some staying away, where we will provide your own room and subsistence allowance. You will also have to work some overtime depending on the workload and project location
  • Adhere to our Health and Safety policy following our Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Identify ways to perform tasks in the most efficient and effective way possible and take part in our regular team meetings, providing input as to any improvements we can make to our procedures and processes.
The Team & Environment: You will be working as part of a small team of engineers with a wealth of experience and a "Can Do?EUR attitude. You will be part of the Companies greatest asset, providing unrivaled service levels within our industry. Being a small company, you will get to have your voice heard and be a key member of our hardworking and professional team. We try to create a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere whilst keeping the emphasis on providing a busy and fulfilling career. Our team likes to have fun, with plenty of laughs and sarcasm along the way.The Hours: 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8:30 am-5pm. You will also have the ability to work a reasonable amount of paid overtime.The Package: Every member of our team plays an important part in our success. We like to reward individual achievements through a great package of benefits, including:
  • 17,000 - 21,000 per year with overtime available. Exceeding Nation Minimum/ Living Wage.
  • 28 days of holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 33 after 5 years?EUR(TM) service (additional day per year)
  • Pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free work uniform including shirts, trousers, footwear, and all PPE
  • All Tools provided.
  • Group Life insurance policy (after the probational period)
  • Free hot and cold drinks
The Candidate: We?EUR(TM)re looking for people who will fit in well with our team and have the following traits and personal qualities:
  • Friendly, polite, caring and helpful.
  • Hardworking, confident, diligent and driven.
  • Ambitious, approachable, interested, confident.
  • A willingness to learn and a great sense of humour.
The Ideal Candidate: The position is suited to someone who is looking to develop a career and build up a varied skill base. Experience in either joinery or upholstery if preferred. The role may be well suited to someone looking for employment in a different industry after a time in home furnishings such as frame makers or sofa upholstery. A high level of common sense and initiative is a must and a willingness to learn and adapt is necessary.Essential requirements:
  • Must be friendly and able to communicate well and work as part of a team
  • Must be organised and well presented
  • Be able to work under pressure and deal with the unexpected problems
  • Must understand disabilities and show respect towards our clients
  • Full Driving License (preferably clean)
  • Physically fit and able to undertake manual tasks
  • Must live within an easily commutable distance of Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Advantageous if you have:
  • CSCS card holder
  • DBS Checked
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience working in a production setting
  • Joinery / Woodworking Experience
  • Experience using a range of machinery including CNC routers, panel saws, sanding equipment, etc.
  • A creative mind that can engineer solutions to fit specifications set by our clients
  • Experience working with hand and power tools
  • GCSE?EUR(TM)s or equivalent / higher level in, Woodworking, Engineering, Sciences.
Application deadline: 30/06/2021Job Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: 17,000.00-21,000.00 per yearBenefits:
  • Company events
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:
Covid risk assessment and control measures in place.

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