Senior Production Operative – Manufacturing

Location: Ely
Sector: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday – Thursday 6am – 2:30pm and Friday 6am – 1pm (30-minute unpaid break each day)
Reward: £Negotiable
Start: ASAP

Are you an experienced Manufacturing Production Operative who enjoys contributing to improving manufacturing processes?  If the answer is YES, this is the position for you!  We are working with a business based in Ely who are looking for someone to join their existing team, this is very much a hands-on role working as part of the production team responsible for the production of high tolerance, precision components.  We therefore are looking for someone who has a keen eye for detail, understands the importance of quality and is keen to help identify areas of improvement throughout processes and production.


  • Using XYZ and Hartford milling machinery, along with a finishing machine to product high tolerance components
  • Working to engineering drawings and layouts
  • Recording accurate technical measurements and readings  
  • Able to follow standard operating procedures
  • Identifying areas for improvement, making recommendations and problem solving
  • Working using LEAN manufacturing techniques

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience working within a similar hands-on role within Manufacturing  
  • Experience working in a LEAN manufacturing environment would be preferrable, however full training will be provided
  • An inquisitive mind and be someone that is keen to recommend process improvements to manufacturing systems and procedures
  • You will need to be familiar with technical drawings and to be able to read and interpret these
  • Knowledge of Toolings, JIGS and fixtures

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 Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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