Foundry Operative

Production Operatives - Various Shifts

Ref: 331| Posted: 16th May 2022

Edwards Employment Solutions are an award winning independent recruiter who cover the East Midlands and South Yorkshire regions.  We work with a wide range of brilliant companies who provide great job opportunities for people of all levels of skills and experience. 


Due to a busy order schedule resulting in ongoing expansion, we are recruiting for a number of Production Operatives for several departments within a heavy engineering company. 


You don’t require any specific background to be considered for the role of Production Operative.  However, it is essential that you: 


  • Are fit, healthy and reasonably strong - the jobs are physically demanding

  • Can commit to starting at 6am and working sometimes long hours

  • Have a ‘can-do’ attitude towards work

  • Are willing to learn new skills and take on responsibility 

  • Aged over 18 


In return for your hard work and commitment, you can expect the following: 


  • Ongoing training and support - expect to learn a lot!

  • Career development, if progression is your thing

  • Great onsite facilities; showers, canteen etc 

  • VERY competitive rates of pay

  • Permanent contract after short temporary period

  • Optional overtime 


The important bits for Production Operative:


Shift Patterns available:

  • 4 on 4 off days (or variation of) – main shift pattern currently available

  • 4 on 4 off days and nights

  • Nights Monday to Thursday

  • Days and Nights weekly rotation


£9.50p/h for the first few weeks, then rising to £10.68 - £11.07 per hour basic plus shift allowance and overtime expected but not guaranteed.

Realistically, you can expect to earn between 26Kpa to 28Kpa as a basic salary from the start, rising up to 30Kpa + considering overtime and progression. 

If you feel that you match the criteria described above, and would like to discuss your suitability to the role of Production Operative in more detail, then please apply or contact our Industrial Team on 01246 886366.