General Assistant – Manufacturing Production / Warehouse Operative

Westhoughton, Manchester
Full Time
44 days ago
£16,000 – £23,000 pro rata
AWD Online
05 Oct 2020
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General Manufacturing Production Assistant / Warehouse Operative with a flexible and pro-active approach, ability to work well within a team and good computer skills is required for a well-established International Company based in Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

SALARY: £16,000 – £23,000 pro rata (depending on shift patterns)

LOCATION: Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester

JOB TYPE: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

WORKING HOURS: 12 Hour Shifts including Nights and Weekends (flexibility required to work different shift patterns)


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a General Manufacturing Production Assistant / Warehouse Operative with a flexible and pro-active approach, ability to work well within a team and good computer skills.

Working as the General Manufacturing Production Assistant / Warehouse Operative you will play a vital role in ensuring production across the site is maintained, this can involve everything from cleaning equipment from the print presses, operating the flowline machine to locating stock within the warehouse.

As the General Manufacturing Production Assistant / Warehouse Operative you will work in various departments as directed to carry out a range of general cleaning and housekeeping duties, disposal/removal of waste including shredding/guillotining waste products and carrying out any general ancillary tasks associated with maintaining the production flow across the site.

The successful candidate will have the chance to work for a company that is committed to attracting, retaining and deploying the very best people, offering fantastic career opportunities.


If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.


Your duties and responsibilities as the General Manufacturing Production Assistant / Warehouse Operative will include:

Working to Workplace Organisational standards, ensuring housekeeping standards are maintained in all areas and disposing of waste in an appropriate manner

Comply with all security instructions providing assistance where necessary

Waste removal; ensure that a safe working environment exists by removing waste to the dedicated areas and following the set standards

Assist with basic preventative maintenance activities

Update Standard Operating Procedures relating to own task when/where necessary

Assist in stocktaking

Check stock levels of consumables and PPE required for the selected areas such as Manufacturing, Warehouse and Shot Blast

Assist the Manufacturing Operatives with general duties including machine clean downs

Operate the flowline/shot-blast equipment

Carry out general cleaning duties in manufacturing areas

Provide support to the team in the Warehouse with loading and unloading of vehicles in a safe manner and be able to rack and de-rack material

Assist with the delivery of materials to Manufacturing in a manner that complies with the Health and Safety standards set

Assist in returning materials from Manufacturing back into stock following the set standards

Manage the removal of waste on site including shredding/guillotining waste products

Providing on-the-job training & development for new/existing employees where required

Always act and behave in a way compliant with all company guidelines and policies, especially those relating to Environmental, Health and Safety, ethics and codes of conduct


Basic Literacy and Numeracy

Good Computer Skills

Experience of handling COSHH materials

Understanding of Workplace Organisation principals

Good team player

Continuous improvement mentality to regularly look for opportunities to improve

Fork Lift / FLT licence would be an advantage

Flexible and pro-active approach; ability to work well within a team and to tight deadlines

Ability to work independently, flexibly and with a degree of initiative

Good organising and planning skills; controlling quality and working to standard operating procedures

Physically fit with good manual handling skills

Flexible, with the ability to work different 12- hour shift patterns including night shifts and weekend working as and when required


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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