production operative (material handler) in grays

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£ 11.69 per hour
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grays, east of england
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Do you want to work with a multi-national consumer goods company? If your answer is yes, please read on!

We are looking for a Production Operative - Material Handler for 3 months potentially on-going in Grays, Essex.

These roles are vital in moving items throughout the facility to support the continuance of production lines. This is a great opportunity to work with a globally recognised leader within home products with the opportunity for development!


* FREE parking
* FREE onsite gym
* Clean working environment
* Onsite subsidised canteen with hot and cold food
* Break out areas
* A dedicated team to service your queries and provide support
* Access to Randstad Benefits which includes high street vouchers and much more

Salary and Working Hours:

* Rotating Shifts

* WEEK 1 MON, TUES: 06:00AM-18:00PM. FRI, SAT, SUN: 18:00PM-06:00AM
* WEEK 2 WEDS, THURS: 06:00AM-18:00PM
* WEEK 3 MON, TUES: 18:00PM-06:00AM. FRI, SAT, SUN: 06:00AM-18:00PM
* WEEK 4 WED, THURS: 18:00PM-06:00AM

* £11.69 PER HOUR plus £134.00 PER WEEK shift allowance.

Flexibility is key as weekend work will be required.


The purpose of the production operative and material handler is to process and move parts through the organisation, handling a variety of important or hazardous materials.

* Load and unload materials in warehouses and storage facilities
* Receive materials into the department and verify materials to ensure accuracy of the delivery.
* Count parts to check quantity and accuracy.
* Escalate to Shift Manager when delivery is inaccurate to rectify the discrepancy.
* Fill out paperwork accurately and perform transactions in the inventory system to enter new quantities and, during production process, to remove inventory from stock.
* Use material moving equipment such as powered and manual pallet trucks, forklifts to bring materials to an appropriate location.
* Issue materials to different departments.
* Monitor stock levels and request re-orders as necessary.
* Dispose of any waste materials
* Adhere to safety procedures and regulations, including wearing special protective PPE and disposing of materials as regulated by law.


* Competence in IT and basic maths skills
* Desired - Experience within Production Material Handler role
* Physically demanding role on 12 hour shifts which involves standing and bending.
* Manual handling of up to 25kg's
* Use of manual handling equipment

All applicants for the role must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to provide documentation to prove this.

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience and qualifications, click apply today!