General Operative / Counterbalance

The Recruitment Bar
Desborough, UK
01 Sep 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a General Warehouse Operative for a family-run engineering company.

The role will be on an initially temporary basis but there is capacity to become permanent for the right candidate!

Great working hours and great environment. Due to location and working hours (which may included OT as required), a driving licence and own car is preferred.

Outline Job Description

Job Title: General Hand

Supervisor: The job holder reports to the Works Manager

Purpose of Job: To provide support to all production activities.


Production Activities

* Support stores activities as necessary, including where necessary holiday cover for the Stores Person.

* Assist in fabrication area as necessary and appropriate.

* To perform mechanical assembly tasks in line with company processes.

* Support powder coating activities such as parts marshalling, loading, cleaning, offloading and packing for despatch.

* Support all activities across the production department as necessary.

* Ensure all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in compliance with company processes and procedures.


* Ensure that all Company procedures including those set out in the Quality Assurance Manual and Working Procedures are adhered to at all times and improved as necessary.

* To observe at all times the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to maintain safe and clean working areas.

* Attend meetings as necessary.

* To carry out any other duties within the job holder's capability, including transferring to other work, as and when required.


* Forklift truck experience - valid counterbalance licence

* Previous mechanical assembly / fabrication experience preferred but not essential as training shall be given.

* Ability to work full time - 39 hrs / wk Monday to Friday + reasonable OT as required

Standard hours 39 hrs/wk

* Mon - Thu = 0730 to 1230 / 1300 to 1645hrs

* Fri = 0730 to 1130hrs

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