Production Operative

  • Decotek Automotive
  • Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 10/05/2023
Full time, Permanent Automotive Health & Safety Manufacturing Production

Job Description

DECOTEK Automotive is based in the Irish midlands employing approximately 320 people in a highly skilled manufacturing environment. We design, develop and manufacture premium exterior trim components for the global automotive industry customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative in our Production Department.

This role will be full-time, shift work. 

As a Production Operative you will be expected to contribute effectively to the operation of the site in a manner which most effectively supports the site strategy and operation.

 Principal Accountabilities:

  • Produce high quality products in the right quantity according to Work instructions and Production Targets.
  • Work effectively with all team members to assist in the continuous improvement of systems and processes and ensure best practice is consistently applied.
  • Operate and maintain production equipment according to Work Instruction whilst ensuring health and safety of self and others
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and free from hazards
  • Carry out visual inspection and product testing on line
  • Ensure that all documentation is maintained in an organised and controlled manner.
  • Assist in the achievement of Production metrics in line with plant KPI’s
  • Participate in other related projects as required.
  • Liaise closely with the Cell Leader on all quality and production issues.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees within the Company ensuring effective relationships are developed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain EHS standards in accordance with company rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that all operatives wear appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Ensure the Safety Management System is utilised at all times.
  • Create and develop risk assessment in line with company policy.
  • Highlight any possible potential environmental issues for action.
  • Participate within the EHS objectives for the site where relevant.
  • Adhere to the EHS Policy and associated policies where practicable.

 Skills and Experience:

  • Communicate at a basic level of English
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment / Machine operating is a distinct advantage
  • Good Interpersonal Skills with the ability to work well in a team

Interested? What can Decotek offer you?

  • We provide 21.5 days of annual leave plus your 10 statutory bank holidays
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family, offering up to 8 free counselling sessions, and many more wellness benefits
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Health & Safety Bonus
  • Bi-Annual Events including Summer BBQ & Xmas Dinner

 We'd love to hear from you. Please hit the link to apply, or get in touch via our careers page for more information on any of our open vacancies @ Decotek Automotive Ltd.

KEY Competencies

Team Player, Quality orientation, Target Driven, Organisational skills, Attention to detail, Flexible, Interpersonal Skills, Safety Orientated, Disciplined, Communication Skills