Temporary Production Operative

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talent brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.



Shift-Work, Temporary Vacancies

We are recruiting for a number of temporary Production Operatives to join our Operations team at TOUK in Skelmersdale.

You will be expected to participate in the Local Operations Team and contribute to the overall TO strategy and on a day-to-day basis achieve approved targets.


Delivery of daily production activities within individual manufacturing cells on the shop floor to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to safety, quality, productivity, cost and on-time delivery.

Main Duties:

  • Contribute to the manufacturing unit with emphasis on efficient individual and team working through adequate communication and training
  • Ensure strict compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures with reference to health, safety and quality
  • Operate equipment and machinery in a safe manner adhering to Health and Safety legislation at all time
  • Perform a range of activities associated with the preparation of material manufacturing, completion and inspection of manufactured product
  • Adhere to works order documentation
  • Respond to fluctuations in planned and amended production planning
  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment in accordance with relevant Preventive Maintenance documentation
  • Report any unresolved issues to Production Lead or Production Manager.
  • Reduce occupational injuries inherent to the area by ensuring proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn at all times
  • Ensure that the housekeeping in the areas under the Production Lead control is maintained to the highest standard
  • Participate in developing the manufacturing unit’s activities e.g. working practices, equipment specifications, improvements in productivity and quality
  • Production of defect-free product which meet with customer specifications
  • Fulfilling all Operations duties identified in The Map and driving continuous improvement
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time.

Candidate Profile

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Effective communicator and strong team player
  • Deliver excellent customer satisfaction by continuously meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Understand customer needs and develop interventions to fulfil requirements
  • Ensure excellent service delivery through operational excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse workforce


  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Maths and English
  • H&S qualification (preferred)


  • Working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Working within a deadline driven environment.

Last Application Date

Cover Letter & CV need to be submitted by: Saturday 4th July 2020.

All applicants for this position must have the Right to Work in the UK. TOUK are unable to offer visa sponsorship.

No agencies please.

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