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Production Operative

Location: 

Derby, GB

Our vision is simple - TopHat was founded to deliver beautiful homes, sustainably. We use advanced manufacturing and the latest technology to delivery ultra-low carbon homes, whilst keeping costs as low as possible. We manufacture homes in a controlled environment, removing uncertainties, improving quality and reducing costs. We have extensive experience of delivering projects in different ways to ensure that our customers get the solutions they need.

 

The Role:

This is a varied role as we have several different assembly lines you can work on.

Some of the duties may include:

  • Identify and solve minor problems online with colleagues.

  • Working at height on library stairs or MEWPS.

  • Use good communication during changeover/handovers with colleagues.

  • Understand and contribute to departmental goals.

  • Be actively involved in departmental projects.

  • Cutting timber and board materials to size using appropriate cutting equipment.

  • Operating pneumatic and electrical plant and equipment, including hand tools.

  • Preparing frames/joist sub-assemblies.

  • Insulating cavities and surfaces with acoustic/thermal materials using hand tools.

  • Fitting M&E services and sub-assemblies within cavities using hand tools.

  • Cladding panels with sheet materials using semi-automated framing equipment and hand tools.

  • Making wall panels using semi-automated framing equipment and hand tools, 

  • Insulating cavities and surfaces with acoustic/thermal materials using hand tools.

  • Fitting M&E services and sub-assemblies within cavities using hand tools.

  • Cladding panels with sheet materials using semi-automated framing equipment and hand tools.

  • Fitting window/door components using hand tools.

  • Assembly of external and internal wall, floors and ceilings .

  • Fitting of doors/windows. 

  • Initial placement of large sub-assemblies into modules using overhead cranes.

  • Part sealing and part wrapping of airtight system using hand tools.

  • Fitting M&E services and sub-assemblies within cavities using hand tools

 

No experience necessary -  Full training will be provided.

 

Working hours

Weekly rotating shift:

06:00am - 2:00pm / 2:30pm - 11:00pm Monday - Thursday

06:00am - 2:00pm / 2:30pm - 8:00pm Friday 

 

About you:

  • We welcome applicants who are looking to develop a career with a growing business

  • Previous experience of working in a production/manufacturing assembly environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

  • Ability to self-motivate against demanding targets and tight deadlines

  • Good organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work under pressure 

 

What we can offer you:

  • £21,357.05 rising to £24,090.30 - working weekly rotating shift. 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Simply Health Cash Plan (Level 3) 

  • Group Life Assurance

  • Income protection

  • Subsidised canteen

  • Group Pension Scheme

  • Enhanced paternity and maternity pay

  • Overtime available 

 

At TopHat we welcome applications from all backgrounds and are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can succeed and be themselves. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it makes our business what it is today. We value diversity and we particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, women and anyone with disabilities as we are underrepresented in these areas.


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