Production Operative (Kiln)
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Saint-Gobain Abrasives, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is a worldwide market leader in abrasives solutions. It is the leading UK manufacturer of precision grinding products supplying Multi National Industrial companies on a global basis. Supported by exceptional technology, with complete and innovative product lines, it has built its reputation around quality and safety, and experienced, committed and passionate people About the Job A vacancy has arisen in our Bonded Abrasives Manufacturing Plant at Raleigh Hall (Eccleshall) for a Production Operative, working in the Kiln section. You will be required to load and unload the kiln and ovens, monitor their performance, check the quality of the products and record information on the relevant IT systems. You will undertake routine maintenance of the kiln and ovens and other general production activities. Training will be provided. You will be required to work a continuous 24/7 working pattern, including weekends and bank holidays. You will work 4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on, 4 nights off (repeated) 12 hour shift pattern so flexibility is a vital part of this role. You will be expected to work unsupervised for the majority of the night shift and during the weekends. Once you are fully trained you will be required to undertake multi-skilled training on additional activities in line with plant flexibility About you For this role, it's essential that you have: - Previous experience in a manufacturing and / or engineering environment - a willingness to work flexibly as the plant operation requires (including the ability to work shifts as detailed above). It'd also be great if you have: - Experience of lean manufacturing techniques which would be an advantage What we can offer you In addition to a competitive salary, as an employee you can access a great range of benefits, discounts and schemes, ranging from childcare vouchers to retirement savings plans. Interested? Then please apply via the link in the advert and we'll be in touch to let you know the next steps No Agency CV's please. Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).