General Operative

Reporting to:
Workshop Foreman, Production Manager

Responsible For:
Undertaking general operations

Hours of Work:
Core hours are between 07:30am to 16:00pm Monday to Thursday & 07:30am to 14:30pm Friday with a high degree of flexibility required to meet the demands of the business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Protect and manage own health & safety and the health & safety of others
  • Setting out and assembly of railway components
  • Operation of Fork Trucks
  • Accepting deliveries & shipping goods
  • Maintaining cleanliness and tidiness of working areas
  • Maintaining equipment and documenting checks and irregularities
  • Maintaining quality and safety standards
  • Safety & security of stock and premises
  • Conduct rotational stock checks as required
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Undertake mandatory training as directed
  • Identify and undertake training to develop self
  • Assist in the selection of goods, advising where applicable alternatives that reduce overall cost
  • Any other duties as deemed reasonable, necessary, and appropriate

Key Skills / Attributes:

Core skills:

Physically capable of lifting heavy items and moving boxes of stock around by hand; Ability to use Forklift Truck; Excellent communication skills; Use overhead cranes in a safe manner; Ability to use variety of tools and equipment; Basic math skills and mechanical aptitude; Knowledge of industry specific safety practices; Carry out necessary checks and quality assurance of products as per customer specifications.; A very strong attention to detail; Willingness to proactively assist other teams.

KGJ Price (Railway Contractors) Ltd., is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.

KGJ Price (Railway Contractors) Ltd., directly employ all of our staff and do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

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