Production Operative (Day Shift)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Carryduff
  • £11.93

Bluestones Staffing


To operate in a highly automated, leading-edge production facility to manufacture superior quality paving and walling products in a safe and efficient manner.


Shifts to be discussed and agreed upon but 40 hours per week, 10 hours per day for 4 days. Hours will be 7am – 4.45pm Monday – Thursday.


  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently, adhering to pre-defined permit to work systems, Risk Assessments, and Method Statements.
  • Check products for quality on the production line, removing defective items.
  • Conduct regular pre-production checks and maintain/upkeep machinery.
  • Report machinery faults to the Production Supervisor and maintenance staff.
  • Set up the production line and make periodic changes needed to manufacture different products.
  • Make minor adjustments to machine settings to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Operate mobile plant safely as required.
  • Provide production support to other factories/departments as required.
  • Keep the machines and work area clean and tidy during the shift, including washing, cleaning, and greasing.
  • Ensure machines are adequately supplied with raw materials, packaging materials, and cement in liaison with the Production Supervisor.
  • Act as an advocate for AG’s culture and values by demonstrating integrity, sustainability, customer care, wellbeing, and innovation in all aspects of your work and interactions with colleagues.
  • Adhere to all Company Health and Safety policies at all times, wearing the correct PPE while working in the plant and yard, and taking responsibility for personal safety and that of colleagues.


  • Medically fit to undertake the physical requirements of the job.
  • Minimum of 6 GCSE’s Grade A-C.
  • Adherence and appreciation for H&S and general housekeeping standards.
  • Ability to work quickly to meet production deadlines.
  • Experience of effective communication to team members.
  • Good observational skills to spot defective products.
  • Reliable.
  • Works well on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Patience to carry out repetitive tasks.
  • Good time keeper.
  • Available to respond to production problems outside normal hours.
  • Flexible approach to work required, willingness to retrain and learn new skills.


  • Previous experience as a machine operator.

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