General Production Operator - Llantrisant

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Ref: 149 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Jul 2018
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Balmoral Tanks Ltd is a leading European engineering design and manufacturing company. As a result of significant investment in people and plant, the company produces what is believed to be the most comprehensive range of tank products available for a single source in the EU.

We are looking for a General Production Operator to join our growing team in Llantrisant.

The jobholder is responsible for pressing, bonding, drilling of all parts required by way of a detailed production record and to maintain a clean and safe working environment with adherence to our safety policies.

Main Duties

  • Cutting and loading press with SMC material.

  • Pressing and bonding GRP panels ensuring a high level of quality and productivity.

  • Carrying out first off dimensional checks and 100% visual inspection to ensure products meet our high quality standards.

  • Drilling panels to various configuration as per manufacturing drawings.

  • Material movement using equipment including forklifts, pump trucks and powered pallet trucks.

  • Accurate labelling/marking of finished parts.

  • Manufacturing piece parts for assembly from various materials. 

  • Maintain excellent standards of housekeeping.

  • Working to strict company deadlines and targets.

  • Adhering to strict Health & Safety rules and regulations.

  • Stores work as and when required.

  • General Production Operator duties.

  • The jobholder is responsible for developing the Company’s image in the marketplace by pursuing the objectives of RATER:

    R          Reliability (keeping Company promises –dates, prices, workmanship)

    A          Authority (knowledge, expertise providing comfort and security to customers)

    T          Tangibles (appearance of employees, contractors, vehicles, equipment, packaging, behaviour)

    E          Empathy (understanding of customer’s needs and problems)

    R          Responsiveness (willingness to help the customer)






  • Good standard of education


  • NVQ qualification in Manufacturing Operations


  • 1-year experience in a similar role


  • 3-years working in a production environment
  • Forklift experience

Skills & Abilities

  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent inter-personal and team-working skills.
  • Ability to work on their own
  • Good written and oral communication skills.


  • Forklift Licence
  • First class planning & organisational skills.


Personal Qualities

  • Mature and customer focused attitude (able to handle difficult discussions and customer complaints).
  • A belief in the fact that customers are revenue & everything else is overhead.
  • Able to perform in an environment where accountability and ownership represent Core Values.
  • Excited by change and driven to be part of a successful team.
  • Belief in all aspects of RATER and the positive impact on a business.
  • Willing to challenge colleagues whose behaviour is contradictory to all aspects of RATER, and ultimately the core values of the business.

Overall, we employ people who are flexible, methodical and effective team players. Everyone must commit to learning and be willing to thrive in a “Right First Time” culture. Your personal values must align with the Core Value of the Business, and you must never treat any customer (internal and or external) with complacency.