Yard/Plant Operatives - Northamptonshire

£9.53 to £10.93 per hour - Manufacturing
Ref: 205 Date Posted: Monday 03 Dec 2018
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Yard/Plant Operatives

Two new temporary to permanent openings for Yard Operatives required for a family run business within the Agricultural sector.

Afternoon Shift – Monday to Friday 1400-2200

Night Shift – Sunday to Thursday 2200-0600

Location – Long Buckby

Days £9.53phr

Nights £10.93phr

Roles and Responsibilities

Loading finished product into lorries using a Loading Shovel (from finished product silos), ready for transport to customers the following morning.

Loading yard lorries with raw materials and tipping them in the processing plants intake pits.

Shunting Lorries in the Yard

Basic vehicle maintenance duties

General yard duties, including store maintenance, site cleaning.

Lab testing


Experience of driving plant ideally loading shovels. Licences to demonstrate this are preferred, however not essential as full training given. 

Any experience of driving lorries preferred. Licence not required as shunting on client’s premises. Again, full training given

Any agricultural knowledge will help but not essential.

These roles are not purely operating and driving machinery! 60% will be operating machinery 40% will be associated duties as described.

What’s on offer?

  • Free car parking
  • Overtime
  • Canteen facilities
  • Autonomy
  • Training and Development
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Financial Incentive Programme
  • Passionate and driven business owners who really do care about their employees