Sub-Assembly Operatives x2

Location: Atcham

We are currently looking to recruit 2x Sub-Assembly Operatives to be based at the Atcham site (Atcham Business Park, Shrewsbury, SY4 4UG).  The positions will report directly to the Sub-Assembly Team Leader.



The Operative will be trained in Moulding, Powder Coating, Washering & Packing & Assembly.  We are looking for individuals who are dexterous and committed to maintaining high standards.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform hands-on production and assembly functions including running machines and packing
  • Ensure your designated machine is operated and runs in accordance with the required production schedule
  • Ensure paperwork is correctly completed, highlighting/reporting any discrepancies to the Team Leader
  • Identify all boxes at machine with an in-process label and operator stamp
  • Ensure daily visual stock take of cardboard boxes
  • Report any non-conformities to the Production Supervisor or Team Leader
  • Visually inspect the running machine and ensure production is in accordance with the “First Off” sample provided beside the machine and is signed off by the Team Leader
  • Conduct daily preventative maintenance, including visual checks for faults and leaks, cleaning and inspection routine of the tool and the machine
  • Ability to start and stop the machine if there are any quality issues affecting production
  • Assist with maintenance activities associated with the machine where necessary
  • Support the Team Leader to ensure a high level of cleanliness around the machines is adhered to and 5S standards are followed at all times
  • Adhere to Health and Safety rules and guidelines at all times
  • Dispose of recyclable waste in a responsible manner and ensure correct waste stream is used
  • May be required to undertake other duties in other areas of the business from time-to-time as we may reasonably require and consider appropriate                                                                                                                                  

Skills and Profile Required

  • Be in a good standard of health to be able to work in an upright, repetitive position for the shift duration (Essential)
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, especially agility with hands while performing duties (Essential)
  • Ability to display a good standard of verbal and written English, along with numeracy (Essential)
  • Good work ethic with a conscientious attitude towards work (Essential)
  • Ability to work alone, or as part of a team (Essential)
  • Previously worked in a warehouse/packing/light assembly environment (Desired)
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of determination to achieve multiple tasks in a busy environment (Desired)
  • Be confident to offer ideas regarding process improvements (Desired)



  • 23 days holiday (plus UK bank holiday, rising to 25 days holiday after five years’ service)
  • Holiday Buying Scheme (giving the individual the opportunity to buy an additional five days’ holiday) – after probationary period
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual bonus (should the business hit agreed targets) – after probationary period
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme (after one years’ service) including:
    • Dental
    • Optical
    • Health and Wellbeing and health screening
    • Combined Physiotherapy
    • Chiropody
    • Employee Perks Portal
    • Optional cover for family
  • Employee Assistance Programme – after probationary period
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • On-site training
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Ad-hoc employee functions including annual Summer Social (usually held in June each year)
  • Charitable fundraising opportunities
  • Free car parking


Additional job details:

  • Application deadline 12:00 noon, 28th March 2024 – could close earlier if the right candidate is found
  • Hours – 37.5 hrs per week –
    • 2-week rotating shift pattern
    • Monday-Friday 06:00-14:00, 30 mins unpaid lunch
    • Monday-Thursday 14:00-23.00, 30 mins unpaid lunch/Friday 14:00-17.30, no lunch
    • May be required to cover a different shift pattern from time-to-time
  • CVs should be sent to /
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