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
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
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.
Innovation and the constant pursuit of excellence is the difference between a life saved or a life lost.
Our pursuit to save lives and reduce risk is why, for the past 166 years, we have been at the forefront of innovation, design and engineering. Simply said, we provide products and services that help save lives for our customers across the globe.
We’ve grown into the company that we are today through the passion and commitment of our dedicated workforce, a drive for innovation and continuous development, a history of market firsts and a series of successful acquisitions and mergers.