Production Operative - Northamptonshire

Salary Days £31,200 - £37,440 per annum/ Nights from £39,780 per annum - Manufacturing
Ref: 425 Date Posted: Monday 15 Jul 2024

The Role: Production Operative (Days or Nights)

Salary: Starting Salary Days £31,200 - £37,440 per annum/ Nights from £39,780 per annum

Location: Long Buckby

Shift: Days Monday to Friday - 0600-1800 OR 0800-1800 / Nights 6pm-6am. Sunday-Thursday

Status: Permanent

Fed up with working on a Production Line or in a Warehouse Picking or Packing every day? Ever fancied a change in environment working both in and outdoors and not being micromanaged? Working with a family who really do value their workforce, whereby everyone is on first name terms, mucking in to get the job done. Then look at the below. Skills can be trained, attitude can’t! Therefore, the client is prepared to recruit staff with no or little experience on condition they are also committed employees!

We're looking for plant operators to help run their machinery for their processing plants on a small, friendly site. Agricultural or production experience would be helpful but not essential. A full UK Driving licence is essential.

This job includes:

  • Hourly testing of the finished product quality.
  • Adjusting the machinery when required. Some of this machinery is controlled from a central PLC control panel, some settings require changing on the machines themselves.
  • Completion of simple but important production paperwork.
  • Changing consumables and wearing parts on machinery. Minor maintenance tasks or assisting the maintenance team on larger jobs.
  • Assisting lorries to tip raw material and loading finished product from silos.
  • Liaising with your line manager to plan production, report issues and run the plant
  • Liaising with other departments on site (quality lab, yard etc) to coordinate day to day operations
  • Hygiene and cleanliness task to keep the plant in good working order.
  • Use of telehandlers for moving product around site or conducting daily tasks (training provided).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent. Overtime hours available.


  • Lots of scope for additional responsibility/promotion for motivated, responsible individuals
  • Training provided for driving telehandlers on site