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Environmental Senior Operative

Job Opportunity:                    Environmental Senior Operative

Location:            Dewey Waters, Weston-super-Mare

Reporting to:      Assistant Production Manager

 The Environmental Senior Operative is a hands-on role responsible for the day to day communications, organisation and smooth running of the environmental area. Ensuring tasks are carried out in line with the Assistant Production Managers direction, quality standards and manufacturing schedule to meet customer delivery requirements. This is a working role with the requirement to spend a significant portion of your time adding direct value or processing the product, particularly for the non-standard jobs.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Daily PIT (Performance-Issues-Targets) meetings are held daily with Team members to ensure production targets are being achieved.
  • Support health and safety policy, including wearing protective equipment, on their team members to avoid injuries in cases of accidents and production hazards. Report any accidents, incidents and near misses from a safety perspective.
  • Monitor all team members to ensure adherence to instructions incorporating quality safety and GMP.
  • Interact with business systems when required.
  • Lead by example to promote the company core values.
  • Complete all training as identified by the company.
  • Daily factory opening and closing checklist.
  • Cross functional collaboration on identified projects/issues as required.
  • Assisting in drafting and formatting of Work Instructions working with relevant personnel to co-ordinate the content.
  • Respond, investigate and close out any Training related queries in conjunction with Training Facilitator and Supervisors.
  • Ensure good communication flow to the team members so that they are all fully aware of the business and customer requirements.
  • Inspect works done by team members to ensure that they meet company standards of good quality
  • Issue relevant tools and paperwork to team members on a daily basis.
  • Work in conjunction with the Assistant Production Manager to monitor daily performance
  • Interaction and participation with lean/continuous improvement teams
  • Provide cover for both operatives as required
  • Any other duties as assigned, to support the Company.

 Preferred Skills

  • Good leadership and motivation skills to lead different people with different abilities and character traits
  • Communicate efficiently both in oral and written language
  • Manage conflict and ensure a positive outcome.
  • Must be able to support the supervisor to train their team members.
  • Good problem solving/trouble shooting skills.
  • Organisational skills and the ability to assign tasks to other members.
  • Excellent time management skills and be proactive at all times.
  • Flexibility is required at all times to facilitate business needs.
  • Proficient computer skills in particular a basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in manufacture.

Additional Notes

This role would suit someone with experience of manufacturing, a background in engineering or facilities who has practical approach to the management of onsite projects. This is a new and evolving role that will develop overtime to suit the needs of the business.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing your suitability for the position via e-mail to before the closing date.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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