Production Operatives

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Siemens Gamesa

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Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

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6 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa in Hull is expanding!
Opened in 2016, our Wind Turbine Blade Factory in Hull has manufactured Blades for some of the largest Wind farms in the world.
As we move now into the manufacturing of next-generation offshore wind turbine blades, our factory is growing to become the largest offshore wind manufacturing facility in the UK. It will grow to 77,600 square meters.
As we have now completed our expansion we are now offering the opportunities for Production Operative roles.
What is a Production Operative and what do they do?
Production Operatives complete a variety of tasks, depending on the area of the factory. Tasks include laying materials into the mould according to process specifications and sequences set out by our Engineers. The materials include glass fibre sheets and balsa wood.
Work as part of a team and will involve lots of standing, twisting, stretching, bending and some light lifting, always whilst paying close attention to the health and safety of yourself and those around you.
We have 4 key area’s or Production within this area of our facility, and you could join any of these fantastic teams!
Packing Team
As part of our packing team, you'll build state-of-the-art blades to manually pack fibre glass fabric into a mould and infuse it with resin to create fully casted blades.
Service Team
This dynamic role will see you everywhere and anywhere in our blade packing and casting area, from preparing components to arranging blade moves.
Casting Team
Casting Operatives are responsible for infusing the glass fibre in the moulds with an epoxy resin mix.
Carbon Beam Team
As a Carbon beam operative, you will be responsible for the servicing and maintenance of the carbon beam mould, packing of the beam which requires handling fibre glass and balsa wood.
Key responsibilities for these roles include:
  • Organise and use materials and hand tools
  • Follow structured work instructions
  • Problem solving
  • Plan and carry out your work, as part of a team, to process materials according to engineering specifications and quality standards.
  • Check and monitor constantly ensuring very high levels of attention to detail
What behaviours are important?
  • Focus on health and safety is essential
  • You can demonstrate exceptional levels of attention to detail, with a focus on quality
  • Ability to follow process instructions
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team
  • A desire to continuously improve
Useful skills and entry qualifications are:
  • We want you to be a valuable member of our team, it would be great if you have any experience of previously working and contributing in a team environment
  • Although not essential, some experience of working with fiberglass or other sheets of material would be great
  • Some experience in a manufacturing or assembly environment would be advantageous
  • Experience of working a shift pattern would be advantageous
What training will I receive?
At Siemens Gamesa we never stop learning, we’re continuously looking for new ways to improve ourselves and our business.
You will learn the very detailed requirements of the role and your knowledge will be tested before production begins
In addition to the role specific training, we also encourage and support your development, and you will have visibility to new opportunities within the SGRE family, so that people can apply to work in other departments and business areas.
What hours will I work?
You will work a 12hr shift pattern that includes nights and some weekends. You would normally work an average of 40.25 hours per week.
Siemens Gamesa offers a competitive reward package that, in addition to salary, includes:
  • A non-contractual annual bonus
  • 26 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per year
  • Annual medicals with health and nutritional advice
  • Free fruit in our canteen
In return of your commitment we offer you…
  • The opportunity to become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organisation
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
These positions will be recruiting throughout 2023, so will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible, but please bear with us as we review all applications for this role.
We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organisation. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
We believe diversity creates more opportunity for success. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life: it doesn’t matter the gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or disability. Our main aim is to find people from around the globe who can contribute to world-changing technology.
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.