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Labourer (temporary)

Region: South Shields

Rotary Power, part of the British Engines Group, specialises in the design, development and manufacture of hydraulic motors and pumps to a range of sectors including construction, mining and agriculture. With over 50 years of supply, the company operates from a facility in the North East and a satellite facility in India, both with strategic investment in the latest machine tool technology.

With sales, marketing and distribution facilities in Germany, the United States and India, this is an exciting time to join the business as it embarks on a period of development that is seeing rapid growth in its new radial piston motor technology in to a number of key sectors.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our site in South Shields for a Labourer to join our growing business. This position will be on a full time, temporary basis for a period of 3 months.

Reporting to the Machine Shop Manager, the successful candidate will undertake the below duties to meet production requirements:

Duties will include

  • To complete general duties within the manufacturing facilities and machine shops
  • To complete general driving duties as and when required
  • To distribute materials throughout the site in various machine shops
  • To complete general housekeeping duties
  • To use the fork lift trucks
  • To work in a safe manner; driving positive behaviour and leading by example with regard to the company’s health, safety and environmental policies
  • To carry out any other duties not listed above as may reasonably be expected

The person

It is essential that the successful applicant has an up to date valid forklift truck licence (counterbalance and narrow aisle reach truck); this must be valid for the full period of employment. Similar previous experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing organisation is also a must.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a positive and motivated approach to their work combined with an ability to work under pressure.

Due to business requirements; shift work and overtime flexibility is essential, as well as strong communication and time management skills.

Working hours are 37 per week.

What we offer:

  • Employee assistance programme including WeCare wellbeing app
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Holiday buy and sell
  • BE Rewards discounts and cashback
  • Pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Closing date:

31 October 2021

This vacancy falls under our ‘refer a friend’ scheme. If you have been notified of this vacancy by a current employee of British Engines, please choose the option ‘refer a friend’ when stating where you heard about the vacancy.

If you do not have an email address, please forward a CV to HR Department, British Engines, Q6 Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not been contacted within four weeks then your application has been unsuccessful this time.