Production Operative – Bury.

  • Bury, Greater Manchester
  • £10.68 - £11.91 per hour

Production Operative – Bury

  • Bury, Greater Manchester
  • £10.68 - £11.91 per hour
  • Posted October 31, 2023

The Recruitment Co are currently recruiting for Machine Operatives for our client based in Bury where you will be helping to make fabric products into Airbag systems for automotive vehicles.

This is an ongoing position, permanent after 12 weeks for the right candidate.

We are looking for people with previous production, textile working experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • As a Machine Operative, you will be assisting with the running of various high speed textile machines.
  • Servicing and maintaining looms with weft and beams, to locate rolls and complete minor repairs as required.
  • Covering weaver’s breaks or absences as required.
  • Servicing looms with full beams and moving empties to rack.
  • Manual lifting of raw fabric reels from pallets onto textile machines.
  • Labelling, weighing and wrapping rolls in polythene and moving the product to Treating storage.
  • Ensuring the machines have sufficient yarn to keep producing products.
  • Performing any additional duties as may be required by supervision.
  • Ensuring that work areas are kept clean, clear and hazard free.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous manufacturing and working with textile experience
  • Excellent health and safety practices and knowledge
  • Able to work to given measurements and tasks
  • Knowledge of weaving processes would be advantageous
  • Reliable and enthusiastic.

Shift Pattern:

  • 4 days on and 4 days off
  • 6am-6pm x 2 days and 6pm-6am x 2 nights

Pay rates:

  • £11.91 per hour.
  • Overtime: is available and paid at time and a half and double times at weekends.

If you do not have experience within Manufacturing or Textiles environments, please don’t apply as you will not be considered for the role.

The Recruitment co are an equal opportunities employer


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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