May 27, 2022

Production Operator Sharon Center / Akron, OH, United States | req609

  • Survitec Group Ltd
  • Sharon Center / Akron, OH
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense General Labor Installation - Maint - Repair Manufacturing Other QA-Quality Control Skilled Labor

Job Description


Vacancy Title: Production Operative

Vacancy Location: Sharon Center, Ohio

Engagement Type: Permanent, Full Time

Your Company

Survitec are the world’s largest survival technology provider. For over 166 years, we have been protecting lives in the air, on land and at sea, through the design, manufacture, and servicing of Survival Technology.

Today, we are a global community of 3,000 professionals with presence in 96 countries partnering with our customers to provide innovative solutions that reduce risk and help keep you safe.

That's why the world's leading maritime, defense & government, energy and aerospace organizations trust us when it matters most and why we have been awarded the Silver Award by the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme

Your New Role

Are you interested in being involved in the manufacturing of survival technology? Survitec now has an exciting opportunity for you to come on board as our brand-new Production Operative at our Akron, Ohio office!

Do you want to progress within the world’s largest survival technology provider with great progression potential? With no experience required this is the perfect opportunity for you…

Reporting into our Production Supervisor your role will control and operate machinery and equipment to assist with manufacturing, packaging, and other steps along a production line

What You Can Expect from the Role

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Operate various equipment and machinery safely as part of a manufacturing production line, or in contribution to the development of new product prototypes; adjusts machinery as needed and according to training - this may involve becoming certified or licensed as competent to operate or adjust that machinery
  • Carry out operational tasks to Survitec standard, ensuring work is completed right first time and flagging any instances of variation or failure to meet standard
  • Carry out installation tasks, following detailed instructions and working under close supervision to complete those allocated tasks
  • Help to maintain and repair equipment and appliances by carrying out standard preparation, inspection, or maintenance tasks, following strict, detailed instruction
  • Support the quality function by working within strict quality standards and identifying instances of non-compliance, so that problem-solving and corrective action can be taken

You will have the opportunity to develop in your role and feel proud of the work you do. Working at Survitec is fast paced, challenging and incredibly rewarding. This is not just another job; this is your career.

The Experience, Qualifications and Skills You Will Have

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to High School level with 2 GCSEs or equivalent
  • Experience of operating complex machinery is desirable, but not necessary as full training is provided

Why You Should Work for Us

  • Health, Dental, Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance Cover
  • Career Progression Opportunity
  • Planning Training Provided
  • Work from Home opportunity
  • Retirement Benefit
  • Bi-weekly Pay Date
  • 10 fully paid statutory holidays
  • Up to 80-160 hrs annual leave (Depending on length of service)

If you would like more information regarding this role before applying, please feel free to reach out to us via Linked In or via [email protected]

The safety of our colleagues and candidates is our top priority so for now, all interviews will be taking place via video call with our hiring managers.

Survitec is an equal opportunities employer. Our diverse global workforce protects lives, every single day. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive culture where our people feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Because, to provide service and excellence to our customers we must mirror their diversity. But more importantly because it is the right thing to do.



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