Serviceperson/ Production Operator

  • £21,500 - £23,500 (depending on experience) + £3442.63 shift allowance plus 25 days holiday plus more
  • New Hythe, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Polypipe Terrain

Come & join our passionate, committed & innovative team at Polypipe Building services helping construction build better with safe & sustainable mechanical service for commercial buildings by continuing to be the UK’s leading provider of sustainable water, climate and ventilation management solutions for the built environment.

About the role:

Our Aylesford, Kent site is currently looking for a Injection Moulding Serviceperson/Operator to join the Injection Moulding team.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

• Ensure production outputs are achieved on time and in full

• Ensure quality standards are achieved at all times

• Ensure product once inspected is placed into bags and, or boxes with relevant labels and safely packaged and stacked onto a suitable pallet.

• Ensure all relevant data is captured / collected and entered onto appropriate systems

• When product is booked onto system and the relevant forms / labels issued the product can be moved to either the working progress or finished goods stores

• Operation of the case erector machine to produce boxes for the shift

• Wherever possible ensure that a programme of continuous improvement is undertaken

• Ensure a clean and safe working area for yourself and others

• Ensure all waste products are separated into their designated containers

• Communicate with the warehouse, purchasing, planning and assembly departments to ensure efficient and correct movements of products and consumables.

• Manage moulding consumables usage to ensure availability.

• Communicate important issues during handovers at the beginning and end of the shift.

Person Specification:

Our ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, experience, skillset and


• Be willing to work as part of a team and under own initiative.

• Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

• Have a desire to learn and develop new skills.

• Be able to demonstrate good communication and problem-solving.

• Numeracy skills and attention to detail - ability to undertake basic calculations with confidence is essential.

• Basic computer skills required however relevant software training will be provided.

• Previous experience of forklift truck would be an advantage although not essential as full training is provided.

Shifts: Rotating 3 shift (06:00 – 14:00,14:00 -22:00, 22:00 – 06:00), 5 day working shift pattern (Monday – Friday)

Salary: £21,500 – £23,500 Depending on experience (Band 3)

What’s in it for you:

Polypipe Building Services are also proud to have been awarded an Investors in People – Silver award.

In addition to the opportunity to work with a successful FTSE 250 market leading manufacturing company with a friendly culture we offer a competitive salary and extensive employee benefits package*, including:

*non contractual

• 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays with the option to purchase holiday via holiday trading scheme with Christmas shutdown

• Pension scheme with life assurance

• Ongoing training and development

• Company sick pay

• Health Cash Plan with online rewards *

• SAYE Sharesave Scheme*

• Employee Counselling and Advice Line and Mental Health First Aiders*

• Salary Sacrifice Schemes – Tech Scheme and Cycle2Work*

• Employee Appreciation, Attendance and Long Service Awards*

• Employee engagement initiatives such as dress-down Fridays, fundraising and CSR, monthly newsletter, social events such as xmas party and quiz nights, employee lottery.

Plus, more

If this sounds like a role for you, please apply now!

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