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General Production Operative- Ulverston

At Playdale Playgrounds we are a dynamic family-run, international business currently in 50 countries, who designs, manufactures and installs fun, exciting, outdoor playground equipment.  We pride ourselves on creating exciting, innovative and educational outdoor play equipment that makes children smile all over the world, which is why we are on the lookout for a General Production Operative to join our fantastic team at our Ulverston Fabrication Facility.

We are looking for an enthusiastic General Production Operative with experience of working in a fast-paced workshop environment.  You will work as part of our production team, learning different equipment and processes, aiding you to become multi-skilled in different departments.

The successful candidate’s main objectives will be:

  • Final clean and preparation of stainless-steel fabricated components.
  • Shotblasting in paint spray facility.
  • General workshop duties.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of machinery and hand tools.

Skills/Experience required:

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has great concentration and precision, ensuring pride and a ‘right first time’ approach.  You must have good communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, and have a structured approach to planning and managing your workload. Flexibility and ‘can do’ attitude is also essential.

Manufacturing & assembly experience and be able to understand and follow drawings/specifications is desirable but not essential as full training can be offered to the correct candidate showing the right aptitude.  Playdale are keen to develop the right person with the right attitude.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  1. Have desire to improve efficiencies and reduce waste through a CI environment.
  1. Able to work on own initiative or with others on tasks with minimum supervision.
  2. Good numeracy skills.
  3. A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach.
  4. Must have ability to undertake manual handling duties.

This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Ulverston factory (38 hrs per week).

Apply with a full CV to the by closing date 26 February 2021.

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