Production Operative

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands ?

DCS is the UK’s official sales and distribution company for P&G, Gillette, Unilever, Colgate, SC Johnson and more and we are looking to recruit a Production Operative.

DCS is a Top 250 private company in the UK – if you wish to be part of our expanding company which offers exciting opportunities for career progression, we look forward to hearing from you.

Location: Stratford upon Avon

Main Job purpose:  

To produce a finished product that meets the required quality standards at the required rate.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Working on the production filling lines, a continuous supply of component is maintained to the filling machine.
  • These include bottles, jars and tubes ensuring caps are correctly orientated when required.
  • Faults are identified (e.g. poor moulding, laminate, contamination) prior to use on the line and the Senior Line Operative is informed.
  • Bottle wastage is minimised by taking care not to drop or damage any of the containers.
  • Components to be monitored to reduce the risk of running out.
  • Spillages are minimised by carefully observing the machinery and the orientation of the containers.
  • All duties are completed as required by the Senior Line Operative.

General Line Responsibilities:

  • All production & Health & Safety procedures are adopted and adhered to.
  • All quality standards are fully understood and adhered to.
  • New employees and agency staff are assisted when part of the team.
  • Lines and surrounding areas are cleaned when not actively working on production. 

Team Orientation:

  • Assistance is given to fellow team members to ensure that the line runs efficiently.
  • A good team spirit is created with work colleagues.
  • All instructions from the Senior Line Operative are followed to ensure work is carried out safely and accurately.
  • Commitment and loyalty is demonstrated through responsible actions.
  • A willingness and ability to train others is demonstrated at all times.
  • Problems are resolved through negotiation with colleagues & the Senior Line Operative.
  • High levels of work are maintained under time pressure.
  • All roles are rotated frequently. 
  • Ideas and suggestions are put forward to improve current work practices.
  • Other ideas are listened to and put into practice.

Health and Safety:

  • To ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and promoted to team members.
  • To ensure team is rotated and positions shared as required.
  • To ensure risks are communicated to the Senior Line Operative / Production supervisor/Production Manager.
  • To ensure line is clean and tidy and clear of rubbish at all times during production.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to the Resourcing Partner at - or telephone 01789 208000 to request an application form