Manufacturing Filling Operative
PPG Industries
Birstall Plant, GBR , Batley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
6d ago


PPG : Weprotect and beautify the world.

At PPG,we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materialsthat our customers have trusted for more than 130 years.

Through dedication andcreativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closelyto find the right path forward.

With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate andinnovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction,consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets.

Tolearn more, visit and follow PPG onTwitter.

Why joinus :

With PPG,you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities thatwill shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
  • Just likeyou, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

    Role Production Operative Purpose

    Toprovide labelled containers and accurately fill products into the correctpackaging, in order to supply the Warehouse with finished goods.


  • Large variety of Stock Keeping Units.
  • High volume of labelling / filling
  • Principal Accountabilties

  • Provide specified products in accordance with procedures written in BS EN ISO9001 manuals, to meet Company quality standards.
  • Achieve production targets in order to contribute to department objectives.
  • Ensure duties are carried out efficiently to minimise costs and waste in accordance with SOP.
  • Ensure the continuous operation of equipment is maintained by covering where necessary during breaks and absence.
  • Perform first-line maintenance, identifying and where necessary reporting faults.
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in a safe manner with regard to yourself and your colleagues, to comply with Health and Safety procedures outlined at induction.
  • Organise your workplace and maintain a high standard of housekeeping, to ensure a safe and presentable environment.
  • Ensure containers are accurately over / under filled by checkweighing to confirm to current weights and measures legislation.
  • Set filling machines prior to operation to receive required pack size.
  • Check that packaging is correct and meets filling sheet description to provide required products.
  • Operate Stretch wrapper and wrap filledpackaging to ensure it is safe for transportation
  • Qualifications

    Internal & External Relationships

  • Production Shift Leader and Administrator allocation of duties and help or advice to overcome problems.
  • Forklift Driver assistance with delivery and removal of goods.
  • Group Leader advice or help with problems / issues.
  • Manufacturing Operatives communicate filling requirements.
  • Quality Control staff product filling approval.
  • Maintenance Fitter discuss breakdowns / repairs.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed

  • Numerate and literate
  • PC literate
  • Duration of the assignment and grade :

  • Band K
  • PPG is committed to being an inclusive employer and strives to achievethe right work-life balance for our employees. Therefore we will always behappy to discuss flexible working arrangements wherever this is possible forthe role.

    If you currently have flexible working arrangements or would like tomove to flexible arrangements then we are happy to talk about this during therecruitment process.

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