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Manufacturing Production Operative

Job Details
  • 5651
  • Luxfer MEL Technologies
  • Swinton, Greater Manchester
  • Contract, Full Time
  • Salary of £46,182 + superb benefits

Manufacturing Production Operative – x4 vacancies available, 12-month fixed term contracts.

  • Salary of £46,182
  • 285.32 hours annual leave inclusive of bank holidays to be taken as 12-hour shifts (equivalent to approximately 24 days annual leave)
  • Fixed term 12-month contract
  • Working predominantly on a 24/7 shift pattern (12-hour shifts, 2 days, 2 nights, 4 days off) from our site in Swinton (Greater Manchester)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Opportunity to train and earn extra skills allowances such first aider, mental health first aider, quality champion, internal quality, or environmental auditing and many more

The Role – Manufacturing Production Operative

As Manufacturing Production Operative, you will support the 24/7 operation in the Zirconium department. This is a varied role, where you’ll be responsible for a wide range of activities to support the effective running of the shift.

You’ll need to be flexible, versatile, and capable of covering different job roles as you develop a good understanding of production and zirconium material usage. You’ll also ensure the highest standards of safety, housekeeping, hygiene, and other manufacturing practices are achieved.

Our Requirements – Manufacturing Production Operative

  • Proven experience gained working within a chemical manufacturing environment handling liquids, ideally including some amount of analytical experience
  • Either have an NVQ Level 3 qualification and / or equivalent experience / qualification, including some knowledge of physical sciences and chemical hazards
  • FLT licence
  • Ability to quickly pick up new knowledge and skills
  • Self-motivation and a desire to improve your working environment to meet 5S standards
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to perform basic computer tasks e.g., filling in data on electronic logsheets, entering information into SAP, using Outlook for emails

Although not essential, a pendant crane licence would be advantageous. Mechanical or power and control skills are highly desirable, and may result in an additional shift supplement.  

About Us:

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide.

Zirconium chemicals are produced at the site from a range of raw materials. Our lightweight magnesium alloys are machined or extruded to custom shapes and specifications to meet our customer requirements, and are used in high performance, safety critical aerospace, defence, healthcare, oil and gas and Formula 1.

We are a forward-thinking business with approximately 300 employees across the UK and the US. Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values.

How to apply:

Shortlisting of applications and interviews for this role will take place while the advert is live; the advert will close once the successful candidate is found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. If you wish to request that your application be considered under the terms of our Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please explicitly state so in your CV and / or accompanying cover letter.

All applications for this Manufacturing Production Operative vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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