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Tufting Machine Operative

Hourly Rate: £9.50 to £10.50

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

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

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Prepare work to be assembled using bills of a materials parts lists and drawings.
  • Tuft mattresses using manual tufting machine, tufting needles, threads, laces and washers.
  • Gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
  • Position parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.
  • Assemble components by fastening parts and subassemblies using compressed air, battery and manual tools.
  • Verify specifications by measuring complete components.
  • 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.
  • Receive deliveries and verify delivery notes and book goods in to stock.
  • Prepare products for dispatch and arrange collection from carrier.
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms.
  • Ensure quality level of assembled products 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