Packing Operative

Posted 25 August 2022
Salary £9.91 - £10.96 per hour + + holiday pay
LocationScotland
DisciplineBuilt Environment
ReferenceTR/058360_1661499794
Contact NameAngela Henderson

Job description

Packing Operative (Dayshift)
Immediate start
Ongoing contract
Location - Perth
Rate £9.91 per hour rising to £10.96 per hour after 12 weeks

Our client a successful and expanding engineering manufacturing company is seeking to source 2 Packing Operatives for their busy dispatch area.

The successful candidate will need to satisfy Disclosure Scotland check.

The hours of work (37 hours/week) are rotational Dayshift week about:

Week 1
Monday: 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday: 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday: 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 16:00
Friday: 08:00 - 14:00

Week 2
Monday: 06:00 - 14:30
Tuesday: 06:00 - 14:30
Wednesday: 06:00 - 14:00
Thursday: 06:00 - 14:00
Friday: 06:00 - 12:00

The role is ensuring that the packaging of all products and associated accessories is completed on time and to a high standard to meet customers expectations.

This is achieved by working within the following areas of responsibility
* Carton packing
* Final packing
* Production support
* Health and safety
* Communication

Previous experience working within a packing, logistics, distribution or warehouse environment is desired.

Carton packing
* Review finished element order status and prioritise daily workload
* Carton packing SiC elements and accesories as per standard
operating procedures
* Report and allocate carton packed orders using M3 (MRP software)
* Control carton packaging material stock levels using Kanban systems

Final Packing
* Use M3 to pull information required to final pack orders
* Perform final packing of all elements to a safe and organised level
with a high standard of presentation
* Control final packaging material stock levels using Kanban systems
for standard materials or liaising with purchasing for bespoke
materials based on specific orders

Production support
* Perform stock takes as required on key items
* Perform 5S duties and tasks
* Engage in continuous improvement activities as and when required
* Review future order book and forward plan any additional materials
over and above standard stock levels
* Responsible for the training of junior members of staff on all packing
related tasks
* Loading and unloading lorries or shipping containers using fork lift
trucks (training given)


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.