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Production Operative

Pin icon OL16 Rochdale
Pound Sterling icon Competitive Salary
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Calendar icon 12 Jun 2024
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Sun Chemical, the world's largest printing inks and pigments producer, has a unique opportunity for a Production Operative to join their dynamic team in Rochdale.

Production Operative
Rochdale, OL16 4LE

  • Full time, temporary / double day shift
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, colour and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries.

Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With more than $8.5 billion combined annual sales and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

The Role

Thanks to our innovative products and great team – we are proud that the business is continuing to grow, we now have an opportunity for a temporary Production Operative to join our professional Manufacturing team based in Rochdale.


  • Ensure all work activities are conducted in a safe manner and to the appropriate quality and efficiency standards (including production targets).
  • Use of filling equipment for ink.
  • Packaging of ink products.
  • Cleaning machinery.
  • Using equipment / machinery / instruments safely and effectively within set requirements and procedures to meet area targets.
  • Ability to operate batch processing machinery. Maintains a high level of housekeeping in the working area.
  • Goods inwards
  • Picking/packing goods for outbound deliveries
  • Picking goods for production consumption
  • FLT Operation

Qualifications / Experience Critical for the Job Holder

  • Basic secondary education
  • FLT Licence
  • Experience of production environment and involvement in improvement activities


  • Competitive Salary depending on experience
  • Company pension
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Attractive Shift allowance
  • Further training opportunities
  • Access to discounts and savings at some of the UK’s biggest retailers
  • Free onsite parking

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Other suitable skills and experience include Production Operative, Inplant Technician, Ink Technician, Production Operator, Manufacturing Technician, Production Assistant, Assembly Worker, Production Support, Machine Operator, Warehouse Operator, Production Associate, Manufacturing Assistant, Assembly Technician, Manufacturing Operative.