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Assembly Line Operative – Fabric Cutter

Hourly Rate: £10.50 to £11.50

Department/Section: Aspire Manufacturing Plant, shop floor/warehouse

Main purposes of job: Produces finished products or subassemblies by assembling parts.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Prepare upholstery fabric using manual tools and lay-end cutting table, panel cutting and slitting machines
  • Use fabric effectively to optimise usage and reduce waste
  • Gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
  • Planning workload efficiently
  • Keep equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies.
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms.
  • Ensure quality level of products and components meets company standards.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Reporting to: Departmental Supervisor and Production Manager

Further Information:

  • 1.5x overtime for hours worked over 38 hours per week
  • Target driven bonus
  • Contract type – 3 months temp to perm contract
  • Working Hours – 38 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday – 7am to 4pm
  • Friday – 7am to 11am (overtime normally allocated after standard hours Friday)
  • Paid 10 minute morning and afternoon break
  • Unpaid 30 minute lunch break