Production Operative – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Northampton
  • £28818/annum USD / YEAR
  • Salary: £28818/annum


Production Operative

£28,818 per annum

Full Time, Permanent

The Smurfit Kappa Group plc are Europe’s leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. An industry leader with 46,000 employees globally, 350 production sites around the world, with locations in 23 countries in Europe and 13 countries in the Americas.

People are at the heart of the organisation and we are constantly working towards creating a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of our communities.

Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK are;

A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

An opportunity has arisen at Northampton to join the Production Team as an Operative.  We are looking for a highly motivated, focused and driven individual who can demonstrate a positive can-do attitude together with excellent organisation skills.  It is expected that the successful applicant will be a strong communicator with ability to support continuous drive for increased production output and reduced wastage.

Previous experience within a manufacturing process operation is preferred, but full training will be provided.  It is expected that Production Operatives will be able to train in multiple areas providing a multi skilled and flexible team.

The key responsibilities will include:

Operating machines within production
General manual handling
Basic computer tasks
Understanding as well as appreciation of both Health & Safety and Quality

The ideal candidate will be:

Minimum Grade 4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths
Able to prioritise workload to achieve deadlines
A good team player able to work as part of a crew and on their own
Have good attention to detail
Good communication skills both written and verbal

Salary: £28818/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Northampton

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