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Process Operator - Pre-Production

City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 2609   Department: Production  


The Pre-Prodcution team have an opportunity to work as a Process Operator on double day 5 shift.  This would be training and operating the Klockner machine.  This role is Grade 3, paying £12.31 per hour (annual salary of £25,594).  Please note that is is a fixed term contract.


Your Tasks

  • Undertake a comprehensive training programme to be able to run every aspect of the Pre Production department and attend any further training courses as required.
  • Operate as a member of the team in the Pre Production department, ensuring that the department is maintained in a clean, tidy and organised condition.
  • Complete shift reports detailing production, to include any specific data required relevant to shift.
  • Ensure that the operation and related tasks are conducted in a safe working manner and that any incidents/ accidents and hazards are duly reported.
  • Liaise with the shift supervisor and relevant engineering department as to the condition of the production equipment or issues.


Our Requirements

  • A reasonable standard of secondary education.
  • Experience of driving a Fork Lift Truck/360 Excavator/Volvo Loading Shovel is advantageous, however training can be provided.
  • Attend a one day Health & Safety course.
  • A basic standard of IT skills and competent use of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Able to work on a double day shift pattern (06:00 - 14:00hrs nad 14:00 - 22:00hrs, Monday to Friday).


We Offer

The opportunity to join the largest manufacturing employer in Northumberland; focussed on quality, customer service, the environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits and pension scheme. Rewarding and varied job role. Technologically advanced systems and processes. Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.


Other benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and pension scheme (with Life Assurance).
  • An annual Christmas bonus and gift.
  • The chance to work for an international business operating across 11 countries.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Subsidised travel to and from work.
  • An environmental and sustainability focused employer.
  • Tailored training and career development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to take part in a range of employee wellbeing initiatives.
  • On-site restaurant.
  • Access to free fruit on a weekly basis.
  • Free parking in a secure staff car park.



Applications close: 23 May 2023


Your Contact

Billy Tolan-Brown, HR

T 01434 611032


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.