Production Operative


Tamworth, Staffordshire


Instarmac is a multi award-winning market-leading company. A specialist in the manufacture and distribution of cement and bitumen based products to the world markets for over 40 years.

The Company operates a 24 hour production facility between Monday to Friday each week and works on shift patterns (Days and Nights). This position will be allocated onto days working from 09.30am until 6.00pm Monday to Friday.


• To manufacture products on a Right First Time basis whilst following company procedures and observing all Health and Safety requirements.
• To demonstrate flexibility with regard to operational requirements of the business.
• Ensure the safety of yourself and others whilst carrying out your duties.
• Carry out housekeeping activities within timescales relevant to each specific area.
• To maintain expected cleaning and housekeeping standards of all production areas worked in.
• Work to 5S standards and promote 5S standards to other colleagues.
• Identify and inform the management team of quality and maintenance issues when they arise.
• To strive towards continuous improvement in all activities undertaken.
• To complete vocational and skills based training as required.
• Completion of production related administration as required.
• Ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of product is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures
• Operate in a safe manner complying with all health, safety and environmental requirements to ensure own and safety of others
• Handle any hazardous materials in an appropriate manner
• Keep areas of work clean and tidy to ensure operational efficiency
• Make recommendations to aid efficiency and add value
• Promote good working relationships as an integral part of the team
• Undertakes duties in accordance with all relevant management systems and controls.


• Previous experience working as a Production Operative within a busy Production facility, with experience of using mandatory and automated production line machinery and is able to work across multiple lines.
• Ability to plan, organise and anticipate demands relating to works tasks, materials & packaging requirements to optimise production line delivery and to optimise efficiencies.
• Self-sufficient, able to work well on own initiative and proactively solves problems to deliver targets.
• Good communication skills and is able to follow instructions and keep production line paperwork up to date.
• Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality/standards.
• Work in a safe manner and comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
• Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
• Ability to demonstrate ‘right first time’ and 5S methodology and standards to drive continuous improvements
• Good level of general education

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

We offer a competitive starting salary.

Should the position be confirmed as permanent we offer a fantastic benefits package which includes:
• Performance Profit Related Bonus (PPRP) - a discretionary bonus of around 8% of salary paid to all permanent employees annually
• Up to 29 days annual leave
• 5-7.5% pension contribution
• Private medical cover
• Life Cover
• Denplan
• Free use of holiday homes in Tenerife, Padstow and St Ives with subsidised petrol / flight costs.

Application Details

To apply for this position - please email us at

Head Office

Danny Morson Way
Birch Coppice Business Park
Dordon, Tamworth B78 1SE

UK Tel: +44 (0) 1827 254 400

Scotland & Ireland Office

Suite 8 Red Tree Business Centre
24 Stonelaw Road, Rutherglen G73 3TW

Scottish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9051
Irish Tel: +44 (0) 141 375 7744