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Industrial & Manufacturing

Machine Operative

Location: Bury St Edmunds
Sector: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Full Time, Contract
Hours: 42 hours per week, 6pm-6am working 7 shifts over 14 day (continental shift)
Reward: £13.05 per hour (including shift allowance)
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 8% pension contributions, 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays, AXA healthcare, Cyclescheme, loan bikes, social activities + many more!

If you have experience of operating machines, enjoy working in a busy environment and can work autonomously then I want to speak to you! This is a clean humidity-controlled environment and would be suitable for candidates wanting to work in a modern and sophisticated environment!


Your future employer offers training opportunities, staff recognition with awards, bonus scheme, Share Scheme, AXA health care cover, EAP, clean & modern facility with subsidised catering + early finish on Fridays!

What you will be doing: 

  • Manufacturing components from raw materials
  • Feeding raw materials into the machine
  • Testing of process to ensure good quality products
  • Carrying out machine maintenance when required (training will be provided)
  • Reading of Engineering drawings
  • Completion of relevant quality documentation

About you:

  • You are experienced in machine operating or have a great mechanical aptitude
  • You have previously worked a night shift
  • You are able to read Engineering drawings
  • You have strong problem-solving skills
  • You have a can do attitude with a desire to produce good quality products
  • If you have knowledge of manufacturing carbon fibre composites, this would be a great advantage


If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business for this vacancy.

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