Manufacturing Operatives

12th August 2021
Haslingden, Lancashire
Job Type
Monday to Friday 12 hours each shift over a 3 week rolling pattern
Pay Rate
£12.03 rising to £12.66 - £13.29 with full training.


Rotherwood Recruitment are working with a manufacturing company who are the largest in Europe at what they do and have been based in the Haslingden area for over 70 years, who supply their products across the UK as well as large parts of the world.

Due to an increase in business they are now looking to recruit experienced production operatives to join their busy and successful team.

Whilst they never claim to be perfect, they are determined to work together as a team to continually improve their business, delight their customers and create a rewarding working environment for their employees.

They are seeking individuals keen to help them on their journey from a traditional manufacturing business to a world class manufacturing business as they continue to develop new product and market opportunities.

Duties can involve:

  • Production processing - using machinery to convert materials into finished product, quality checks etc.
  • Internal transport - using FLT’s to transport raw materials, work in progress and finished goods throughout the process
  • Warehousing – accurately loading road transport fleet as well as international shipping containers

Ideally you will have experience within a manufacturing environment and understand the importance of both health and safety controls and quality control.

Reliable and methodical with the desire to question convention and work with other to solve problems and create improvement.

Previous FLT licence would also be beneficial but full training will be provided.

(Please note that due to the nature of work random drugs test will be carried out)

Most roles work a 5 day continental shift pattern working 12 hours each shift over a 3 week rolling pattern:

Week 1 - Wednesday / Thursday / Friday 6am - 6pm

Week 2 - Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday 6pm - 6am

Week 3 - Monday / Tuesday 6am - 6pm Thursday / Friday 6pm - 6am

In return you can expect a competitive hourly pay rate of £12.03 including shift allowance, which can rise after time through learning multiple rolls to £12.66, and for the most determined and skilled eventually £13.29 per hour.

You will also get 6.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 7.5 weeks with service, membership of an excellent pensions and life assurance scheme as well as regular overtime opportunities.

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