Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £8.24 - £10.47 per hour
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Industrial
Contact Name: Tanya Lyons

Production Operative/Support Staff

Job Description

Are you looking for a full time, permanent position with a company who will put time into training and developing you?

Can you permanently commit to working a rotating shift pattern, Monday to Friday 7AM to 3PM one week and 3PM to 11PM the next week?

If you answered yes to the above we could have the ideal permanent job for you.

We are recruiting for multi-skilled Production Operatives who can be trained to become Support Staff for our client based in Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes.

You will be working for a plastic production company who manufacture some products for the food industry and therefore you must adhere to food hygiene standards at all times. You will need to wear a hairnet, overcoat and snood (if you have a beard) all supplied by the company.

You will be working in a very noisy environment and will be supplied with ear plugs.

This is a temporary to permanent role. You will work 12 weeks through the agency before being taken on permanently with the client.

We are looking for candidates to start as a Production Operative where you will be:

  • Labelling
  • Machine minding
  • Packing
  • Running machines
  • Changing materials

Once you have been trained in this area you will be moved into the Support Staff role where you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing materials for the production operatives and ensuring they have what they need ready in order to operate the machines
  • Replenishment of materials
  • Organising labels for the different products that will be produced throughout the day
  • Operating wrapping machines
  • Dealing with defected or waste product
  • Operating the grinding machine

You must be capable of heavy lifting as well as be computer literate and well organised.

Starting as a Production Operative you will be paid £8.24 per hour once you move into the Support Operative role you will be paid £9.33 per hour.

After you are taken on permanently you will have the opportunity to earn up to £10.47 per hour once you have been trained in all areas of the factory.

This is excellent opportunity to gain a permanent job, if you are interested please call us on 01908 695959 option 1 or email a CV.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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