Production Operative

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Job Title

Production Operative



Travel Requirements

SWMF plants, UK

Reporting Relationships

Value Stream Manager/Team Leader

Job Status


Direct Reports


Job Summary and Purpose

A production operative will be responsible for their daily Production output, including Masking of components, loading of jigging, carrying out and monitoring the electroplating/anodizing processes in accordance with processing requirements.

Ensuring any issues are raised to the team leaders and value stream managers and carrying out basic quality checks in process.

There will be a need to liaise daily with other members of the team(s)

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Scope of responsibility

  • Responsible for your own output to achieve set targets
  • Ensuring the work area is kept clean and tidy
  • Conforming to all compliance requirements involved in processing components


  • Masking of components using various techniques from brush to tape applications
  • Loading of components onto jigging
  • Setting and monitoring key process parameters such as voltage temperatures
  • Completion of all required documentation involved in the process
  • Carry out basic quality checks on components during process
  • Responsible for direct staff return to work interviews are carried within the shift the staff member has returned to work and relevant paperwork is submitted.
  • Liasing with value stream managers to resolve problems affecting process.
  • Ensuring processes and equipment is shut down and left in a safe and environmentally friendly state.
  • Ensure that all work is completed in compliance with customer specifications, regulations, manuals, procedures and company policy.

Individual Requirements, Knowledge & Experience


  • Driven to continually develop self. Enthusiastic to embark on any training or improvement program offered by the company that would enhance your ability to carry out your role.


  • Self-driven and reliable, with a positive outlook. Able to get on with others and be a team-player.

Personal Situation

  • Able to commute reliably to place of work. Able to work extended hours on occasions when required. Must have clean or near clean driving

Specific Job Skills

  • Ability to communicate


  • Experience is beneficial but not required, full training will be given.

Skills / Education / Hours of Work


Core English and mathematics skills are required

Computer Skills

Must have basic pc operating ability

Core Hours of work

08:00 – 16:30 Monday – Thursday.

08:00 – 15:00 Friday

NB: These hours/shift Patterns may change depending on operational requirements and are covered by contractual arrangements

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