Open position ID#6206

Manufacturing Operative

Competitive salary

Proxima Park - Waterlooville

Full Time Permanent

This is a factory-based role, requiring the post holder to be standing for most of the working day. Moderate physical effort will be required and will include bending, lifting and the operation of basic manual handling. The post involves basic documentation, which always requires accuracy and attention to detail. The post holder will be required to work within clearly defined processes and procedures. When manufacturing our wide range of high-quality bulk products, the post holder will operate in accordance with batch manufacturing records (BMR’s), product formula sheets and product specifications and standards, whilst ensuring full compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Health and Safety regulations.

Shift times
2pm – 10pm


  • Manufacture bulk products from a variety of raw materials following BMR’s
  • Manufacture bulk products in batch sizes up to two tons.
  • Adjust products parameters (eg PH level, Viscosity, specific gravity (S.G) and colour when necessary as per product specifications.
  • Set up connections between vessels to enable both hot and cold liquid transfers.
  • Unload bulk products and calculate yields.
  • Ensure batches are produced on time, and in accordance to product specification and standards.
  • Ensure manufacturing vessels are kept clean and any faults are reported immediately so corrective action can be taken.
  • Operate electric powered pallet/stacker truck.
  • Be responsible and accountable for completion of own BMR’s.
  • Ensure documentation is accurately maintained and relevant information communicated as appropriate.
  • Liaise with other departments to organise storage of finished batches when necessary.
  • Enhance safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Ensure that all operations are performed in a safe way, and safe working practices are followed at all times.
  • Maintain high standards of GMP at all times.
  • Support the Team Leader in providing on the job training for new recruits when required.

Skills required

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to organise workload and work proactively on own initiative.
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task workload.
  • Flexibility – ability to react and respond positively to changes in priority and workload.
  • Accurate with good attention to detail.
  • Moderate level of literacy and numeracy required.
  • Ability to learn and implement Health and Safety measures and GMP.


  • Good verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work individually or as an interchangeable member of the operations team.
  • Ability to retain focus and maintain a calm demeanour under pressure.
  • Flexible and open to change.

Pelham is an equal opportunities employer and we do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.

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