Production Operative (fixed term) (BB-55E7E)

Found in: Talent UK

We are currently seeking dynamic and driven individuals to join us on a temporary basis in the capacity of Production Operative, on a fixed term basis for six months.At SEM, our Production Operatives work as part of a production cell team to manufacture the parts and the final assembly of high quality electric motors. This requires an attention to detail and the ability to follow work instructions. You will be responsible for contributing towards the achievement of the production cell’s targets, ensuring the products achieve the quality standards, are delivered on time and are built within the required time requirements.This role may appeal to recent engineering graduates or apprentices that are looking for an opportunity to gain exposure within a state of the art manufacturing environment. At SEM, we design and manufacture high performance electric motors. Established in 1914, we are justifiably proud of our heritage and history. We’re equally proud of our diverse workforce; people are at the centre of everything we do and we all share one common goal; to provide the best quality products on time to our customers. Flexible, lean and innovative; we’ve heavily invested in modernising our manufacturing capabilities in pursuit of technical excellence. As a result, we now boast one of the most advanced machine shops and assembly facilities in the South East. We’re on a journey of continuous improvement and it’s for that reason that we are looking for proactive, enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our company. A career with SEM can be hugely rewarding; we will provide you with as much support and guidance as you need, whilst giving you the autonomy to make the role your own. Responsibilities include:• Carrying out the assembly of motor products by multi-skilling across five process points within the production function. Ensuring that work is produced to an acceptable quality standard before submitting to the next step in the process and ensuring that the speed of production is adequate to meet the agreed output standards.• Operating a variety of equipment to support with the assembly processes• Working against detailed work instructions to ensure that work is executed to a high and consistent quality standard.• Understanding the Value Stream’s targets and how this contributes towards the company’s goals. Contributing towards the team effort by working as part of a production team to achieve and exceed production targets• Identifies opportunities for improvement that have a direct impact on performance - SQDCP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People)• Reporting any issues or non-conformances to the relevant stakeholders to ensure that appropriate action is taken• Participating in two-way conversations with peers and the rest of the production team; provide and be open to giving & receiving feedback.• Attending and participating in shop floor meetings to discuss priorities, issues and opportunities • Carrying out basic manual handling duties• Maintaining a safe working environment in line with Health and Safety guidelines• Taking ownership & responsibility for maintaining an orderly and efficient workspace (6S) within your own work areaOur perfect Production Operative would have:• A mechanical, electronics/electrical, production or manufacturing engineering background is highly desirable• Proven experience of working in a fast-paced environment on a production line or within a production cell or similar• The ability to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions • A strong awareness of and full commitment to the adherence of health and safety guidelines• An awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion; engages everyone with respect • Team spirit; collaborates and shares expertise with others & contributes as a team member• A positive mind-set; thrives under pressure • A can-do attitude with a flexible and dynamic approach towards learning new skills and varied elements of the role within the production function• The ability to work on own initiative with a self-managed and focussed approach; seeks opportunities to develop • Excellent attention to detail whilst maintaining a consistent level of pace (in accordance with production targets)• The ability to problem solve whilst feeling comfortable to ask questions when support is required• Good written and verbal communication skills QualificationsAn electro-mechanical based qualification is desirable, but not essentialWhat SEM can offer you:• A competitive reward package • Learning and development opportunities • 25 days holiday per annum plus eight bank holidays• Pension scheme• Life Insurance• Health and wellbeing initiatives • Innovation incentives • Travel discounts and free onsite parking • Subsidised staff restaurant • Social and seasonal incentives The hours you would work Monday to Thursday, 7.30am-4.15pm. Friday, 7.30am-12.30pm or 4.15pm (variable finish)

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