Production Operative job in Birmingham

Production Operative | Pertemps Birmingham Industrial

Production Operative

Are you an experienced Production Operative with experience in running machinery and assembling/fitting? If so, our market leading furniture manufacturing business is recruiting now! Easily accessible from the areas of Yardley, Kings Heath and Moseley, this is an excellent temp-to-perm opportunity with lots of opportunity for internal progression, along with company bonus structures and early Friday finishes.

Our client produces furniture cabinets for a wide range of clients, with an emphasis on quality and close attention to detail. They are seeking a Production Operative with a firm background in using hand tools and working to order specifications. It may be helpful to have worked with saws and other wood-specific tools, however any basic competence in DIY would be taken into consideration.

Daily responsibilities will include;

- Working as part of a close-knit team in order to ensure that the parts are finished to a high standard, by following a strict five-part sequence shared amongst other operatives
- Building cases and applying basic principles surrounding woodwork
- Shrink wrapping and palletising goods, before loading into containers
- Assembling panels and using power tools / pop guns
- Minding the machine whilst process is being carried out, escalating any faults to process supervisor
- Picking parts as per manual order sheets
In turn, the company will offer a starting rate of £8.21 per hour with a view on this increasing by 30p once fully trained. The successful Production Operative will then be eligible for their company-wide bonus structure, which can add a further £1.50 to the base hourly rate (or £60 extra per week). Free parking and canteen facilities also offered.

In order to be successful in this position all applicants must possess the following:

- Experience or knowledge of using hand tools/ running machines
- Proven background in working to strict manufacturing targets
- Skills within visual quality inspection, as this would be a key responsibility throughout the production process
- Able to handle heavy goods products safely and with due care and attention.

If you feel that you hold relevant experience for our Production Operative vacancy, please click below to apply.


  • Location: Birmingham
  • Job Title: Production Operative
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