General Operative

Salary: £8.89 + 36% shift allowance (£12.09)
Location: Huddersfield

We have a great opportunity for a semi-skilled individual to join our clients growing team in their local manufacturing facility based in Huddersfield.

This role will be a temporary on-going assignment which depending on the workload could be 6 - 8 weeks work but may last longer. 

The successful candidate would undertake re-work, assembling and general support activities within the production areas.

Please note some positions require you to do repetitive duties, you must be willing to comply with this in order to be a successful applicant.


Other duties would include:

  • Assembling products at a workbench
  • Working with a light powered torque wrench and other assembly tools
  • Rework & assemble components to an exact specification


Additional Duties but not limited to:

  • Keeping up with targets set
  • General Paperwork
  • Cleaning of production areas and surrounding areas (in line with 5S)
  • Manual Lifting
  • Use of Pallet/Pump Truck

The ideal candidate will have experience working within an Engineering & Manufacturing background, however full training will be given.


The below Skills would be beneficial:

  • Use of Hand Tools
  • Assembly Experience
  • Mechanical Experience
  • Machine Operative Experience
  • Engineering studies/skills



4 on 4 off shifts
12-hour shift alternating between nights and days which will be paid at 36% shift allowance. (6am - 6pm / 6pm - 6am)


Overtime is available throughout the week/weekend at excellent rates of pay.

In order to be a successful applicant, you must be able to get to and from site on time for all shifts.

Please note: Some public transport will not be operating at some of these shift times, so you would need to look at alternatives to ensure you can arrive on time.

Application Stages:

This will be a one stage interview and successful candidates WILL then be asked to pass a **Drugs and Alcohol test** as well as registering with XCL at our Huddersfield office prior to starting.

For more information contact Karl Pallister at XCL Group (Huddersfield) 01484 819 900.

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