Production Operative

Location: Coleraine

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 27 March 2023

Salary: competitive

Production Operative


The purpose of the Production Operative is to support the Production Manager in the manufacture, packing and assembly of Armstrong Medical Products.  We are currently recruiting for different shift patterns in our manufacturing departments.  These patterns are:

  • Rotating over 3 shifts (8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12am – 8am, Mon – Fri)


  • Accurate packing and labelling product in line with the device master record
  • Operating machines in accordance with Operating Procedures
  • Carrying out accurate stock checks of raw materials, including notification of shortages to Department Manager
  • Correct identification of all finished goods and raw materials both pre and post production
  • Monitoring quality of all work in progress as well as finished goods.
  • Reporting issues liable to prevent the smooth and efficient running of the department to the management
  • Assisting the Shift Leader or Department Manager with cleaning of plant and machinery and general housekeeping
  • Work within the guidelines set by Quality System at all times including input of accurate data into Production Records


  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity at work policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the company’s’ Health and Safety policy
  • To adhere to the company’s Quality policy and Environmental policy
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required




  • Good attendance record
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to be flexible and carry out manual tasks as requested


  • Experience working with automated lines and product inspection
  • Experience in carrying out quality checks




  • Working within the production team
  • Reporting to the Department Manager



Oral Communication – Talks readily and confidently to people, expressing themselves with obvious ease.  Speak out and makes themselves heard, often playing a leading and influential role in debate and discussion.

Following Directions – Is motivated to accept and comply with standards and instructions and has a strong conscience about delivering what is promised or expected.  Doesn’t like letting people down and works productively in cooperation with, and support of others.

Quality Orientation – Is precise, pays attention to details, checks things and ties up ‘loose ends’.  Has a strong conscience about getting things right and seeks to ensure that decisions and solutions do not involve undue risk, adheres to policy and standards.

Team Working – Enjoys participating in group activities and likes to work in close proximity with other people.  Is ready to collaborate with and support others and is willing to co-operate and compromise for the overall good.

Supporting Others – Enjoys supporting other people and is prone to getting involved and trying to help them when they have problems. Is comfortable to contribute to joint endeavours and enjoys team work.  Is willing to let other people depend on them.

Resilience – Can work under pressure, remains calm, thinks clearly and manages emotion under pressure. Addresses issues without being aggressive or controlling and can easily bounce back from setbacks. Is open to feedback and doesn’t dwell on past events.

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