Production Operator

Location UK-Goole


Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit for more information.






We have various roles available within our productions teams, covering a number of departments. Reporting to the supervisor of the relevant department you would also be part of a team supporting the operation of one of our production lines or the warehouse operation. Production Operators within all areas have a key role in ensuring we operate safely and according to our customer needs.

Dependant on the department there are two shift patterns available;

3 shift pattern 8 hours (DDDDD RR AAAAA RR NNNNN RR)

4 shift pattern 12 hours (DDNN RRRR)


Principle Accountabilities

  • Act in the safest possible manner and with integrity
  • Safely operates industrial equipment
  • Maintain the production equipment to the required standard
  • Ensure quality compliance against the pre-defined quality specifications
  • Communicate effectively with leaders and peers
  • Monitor and improve processes by following the Stop, Think and Ask approach
  • Fulfil housekeeping duties to the highest standard







The ideal candidate will:


  • Hold GCSE’s in Maths and Science or equivalent
  • have experience in a manufacturing environment where safety and quality are a vital part
  • have good communication skills (spoken and read English is mandatory)
  • demonstrate good mathematical skills
  • have demonstrated good teamwork capabilities while also being self-motivated and able to work responsibly alone
  • need a curious mind and an interest in problem solving
  • Safety and first aid training are desirable
  • Fork Lift Truck or Crane experience are desirable




What do we have to offer?

Guardian companies are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:



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