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Job Title: Production Operative
Category: Industrial Date Posted: 10/06/2019
Location: West Norwood Expiry Date: 31/07/2019
Salary: Negotiable Contact Name: Gerry MacKenzie
Job Code: GM-PO-WN1 Contact Email:

Production Operative

West Norwood

Our client is seeking a Production Operative for their production line.

The duties will include:

Manually and mechanically fill finished paint products to fulfil orders and Warehouse stock requirements, and manufacture paints using various equipment to formulation.


  • Adhere to company policies and Health & Safety regulations
  • Decant size filling, powder filling
  • Label tins with paint details using production paperwork
  • Liaise with Lab to ensure paint spec meets requirements
  • Fill tins with mixed paint as per order requirements 
  • Comply with base filling procedures and checks
  • Put tins in cages and (forklift / transfer back to Warehouse
  • Clean mixing pots and return to store
  • Clear Production floor of pots before start of day
  • Paint making, bulk production and special batches (as trained)
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all time within your area and helping others in other areas to ensure high standards are maintained
  • Adapt to any job given by your supervisor / line manager  

Previous experience within a chemical batch manufacturing environment (would be desirable), together with production line filling experience (useful).  Qualified up to GCSE English and Maths (Grade C).


  • Willingness to learn
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to interpret and follow order details
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Able to read and understand formulation manufacturing instructions.
  • Weigh/Measure raw materials accurately
  • Physically able to lift heavy loads (25kg)

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