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Production Operative

Production Operative, Rotating Shifts, Pocklington YO42, Immediate Starts Available

Aqumen Recruitment is currently recruiting Production Operatives for our client based in Pocklington on the outskirts of York.

Our client a global pioneer in the plant nutrition industry has grown significantly and is now one of the leading & fastest growing companies within its sector globally.

Our client is now seeking production operatives on a long term basis to support their manufacturing site based in Pocklington.

Working hours are Monday – Friday 06:00 – 14:00 & 08:00 – 16:30 & 10 hour shifts Monday to Thursday 13:45 – 23:45 & split shifts of 12 hours 6am to 6pm & 6pm to 6am you may be required to rotate on all 3 shifts to support the production demands of the business.

Pay rates £8.35 per hour basic hours & Overtime is paid at x1.5.

Due to the location & Shift times this role suits someone who lives locally in Pocklington or has their own transport to enable them to get to site.

Benefits Include:


  • Free car and cycle parking
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Tea & Coffee

Purpose of the position

To be a team member in the production function mainly focusing on quality control, line operative work & ripping & tipping of raw material up to 25 KG.

Ensuring you work in a safe and effective manner to support the business in achieving their production targets.

Key Role Responsibilities of the Position


  • Supporting on a production line ensuring product is packed in line with customer specification in a timely manner.
  • Rip & Tip of raw material of up to 25KG
  • Good visual analysis to enable you to differentiate between different chemical signs.
  • To maintain levels of QC
  • To maintain levels of housekeeping and ensure all recycling initiatives are adhered too
  • To work effectively and safety in line with all Health & Safety requirements
  • To carry out any other duties within the broad remit of the role as requested from time to time by the relevant supervisors and managers

Essential Requirements of the role


  • Work experience in a Production or Warehouse role
  • Experience of working under time pressures.
  • Adequate literacy and numeracy levels for the role.
  • Good communication skills for liaising with colleagues.
  • Self-disciplined with a methodical and organised working style – able to manage own work load, quality and output effectively.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Able to appreciate and fit into a Customer focused and Continuous Improvement environment.
  • Willing and able to work shifts when required
  • Full UK Driving Licence or Able to get to Pocklington industrial estate.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £8.35 - 8.35 per hour
  • Location: Pocklington, E Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Aqumen Recruitment
  • Contact: Leanne Brookes
  • Tel: 01977515626
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: PO-YO42
  • Posted: 2019-05-09 11:59:04 -

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