Production Operative

Closing Date: 22-08-2022

Closing Date: 22-08-2022

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Location: Fivemiletown

Hours of work: 4:00pm – 12am Monday to Thursday (evening shift)
As Required to complete duties in full

Main Purpose


Required to operate in a highly automated, leading-edge production facility to manufacture superior quality paving and walling products in a safe and efficient manner.



1)Take personal responsibility for safety; ultimately ensuring that you go home safe everyday whilst training to become a flexible operative across a range of workstations to produce paving and walling products to the highest quality standard.


2) As a key member of the team become proficient in all aspects of operations


3) Use and learn the tools of the Learn management system to drive continuous improvement in productivity whilst maintaining quality of output.


4) Support maintenance tasks, during machine down time, planned maintenance and with routine maintenance tasks.


5) Troubleshooting – respond quickly to conditions that adversely impact operations through communication with shift team leader and working to resolve issues.


6) Comply with AG Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Policies & Procedures, safe systems of work and legislative requirements. Report improvements using AG’s Engage Software


7) Ensure that HSEQ risk are eliminated or controlled during all activities, completing production and pre-use HSEQ checks as required.


8) Ensure product meets the requirements quality standard, maintain supporting records throughout the production process.


9) Maintain a clean and tidy work area, ensuring housekeeping is kept at the required high standard


10) Any other duties commensurate with the role and within capabilities.


The above list is not exhaustive but aims to provide a broad range of key accountabilities of the post.


Employee Specification: Production Operative



e.g. Qualifications, experience, training

Previous experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

Computer Literate

Previous experience of concrete products manufacturing.

At least 1 year’s previous forklift, driving experience preferably within a busy manufacturing environment

Previous experience in routine and preventative maintenance programmes

Previous experience of quality control


E.g. Communication skills, Negotiation skills, Influencing skills.

Ability to record and report maintenance data

Adherence and appreciation for  housekeeping standards

Ability to work to production deadlines.

Experience of effective communication to team members


E.g., Attitude, Reliability, Co-operation


Works well on own initiative and as part of a team.

Physical Attributes:

E.g. Appearance, Health.

Medically fit to undertake the physical requirements of the job.


E.g. Flexibility in hours, Mobility, Time keeping

Can travel to and from work areas as and when required.

Good timekeeper.

Available to respond to production problems outside normal hours.

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