General Operative

S&L Personnel are recruiting for experienced General Operatives for our client based in LE4 Leicestershire.

Our client has been the market leader in the production of Coating Adhesives for over 50 years, with two sites in the Thurmaston area within close proximity to each other.

Ideal candidate(s) will need to have a good knowledge and experience of operating Machinery in the engineering sector.

Candidates will preferably have worked as a Setter (or in similar role) in the past.

Some engineering qualifications would be advantageous, but not essential to the role.

Supervisory or team leader experience in a previous role would be required to achieve the highest pay rate.

Pay rate - £9.85 to £12.38 per hour depending on Machinery experience and Engineering Qualifications.

Good experience is required to achieve the highest pay rate.

Shifts/ Hours of work

Rotating shift - Coating Site:

Week 1 (days) Mon to wed 06:00-18:00, Thurs 06:00-14:00 (44 hours).

Week 2 (nights) Mon to wed 18:00-06:00 (34 hours).

Rotating Shift - Converting Site:

6am - 2pm (early shift) & 2pm - 10pm (late shift) Monday to Friday

Key role of a Machine/ Setter Operative:

* Operate Machinery that dispenses items onto conveyer belts
* Move items/stock on a production line
* Prepare items for production and technical departments
* Learn how to operate and work on different machinery as training is given
* Maintain accuracy and quality of items to a high standard


Experience & qualities required from a Machine/ Setter operative.

· Candidate needs to have some engineering experience of operating machinery.

· Great attitude, and a willingness to learn and progress.

· Great attention to detail with a strong track record of punctuality prioritization.

· A positive, can-do attitude with ambition to progress within the company.

· Flexibility to working shift patterns.

· Confidence and initiative to work on your own and be a team player

This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking company who are at the forefront of training new staff with the skills to develop and grow into future leadership & Training roles within the company.

If you are interested in this exciting role with a leading engineering company in Leicester, then please apply online by attaching your CV to this advert or call our team on 01162601437

S & L Personnel are a recruitment business and we look forward to finding you the role you have been looking for.


  • Location: LE4, England
  • Salary: £9.85 - £12.38 Per Hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: S&L Personnel
  • Posted: 14-Mar-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com