Production Operative – South West, Devon

March 28, 2024

Production Operative – South West, Devon

Competitive salary

Discretionary bonus scheme

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service


Donaldson Timber Engineering, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.


We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.


As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Benefits include but are not limited to: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line).


This Role


We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative to work at our DTE South West site. This role is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, proactive, and reliable individual to join our team.

Working within a fastmoving process environment, candidates must be able to display

effective communication and problem-solving skills. Working as part of a team, candidates

are required to be flexible and contribute to the team effort.


Key elements of this role are:


  • Working to tight tolerances to produce a high-quality product
  • Carrying out quality checks
  • Health & Safety Knowledge & Awareness
  • Flexible approach to required production tasks


Our Perfect Candidate


The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:


·        Continual delivery of total customer satisfaction

·        Gets it right first time, every time

·        Seeks continual improvement in performance and processes

·        Communicates with the team to ensure that targets are achieved

·        A flexible approach and adapts to changing work environment

·        Supports individual and team direction and development

·        Maintains good working relationships at all times

·        Implements integrated management systems

·        Forklift licence desirable but not required as full training will be provided.


Hours for the role are 39 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday from 7am to 3.30pm and Friday from 7am to 2.30pm.


If this sounds like the perfect job for you then do not hesitate to apply by sending your full C.V. to: by 11th April 2024.