Production Operative

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Production Operative

£11.03 - £22.06 per hour

Houghton Le Spring

Temp to Perm

Pin Point Recruitment is recruiting for Production Operatives to join our long-term client Lear, in Houghton Le Spring.

Lear has over 100 years' experience and has earned a reputation for excellence through building a future on innovation. They are a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems.

With a large order book and growing product base, they are looking to recruit candidates who are available to start immediately, in their modern factory facility

As a Production Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Producing products using several specialist tools including air tools, spray guns, hog rings etc.
  • Carrying out visual quality expectations on your own work.
  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Working as a team to ensure the smooth running of the manufacturing plant.

You will work either a three-shift or two-shift pattern depending on client demand. You must also be flexible to work overtime on weekends as and when required.

Pay Rates:

  • Days - £10.50 - £15.75 per hour (7am-3:10pm) or (7am - 3.15pm)
  • Lates - £12.18 - up to £17.43 per hour (3:05pm-11:15pm) or (4.35pm - 00.50am)
  • Nights - £14.60 - up to £19.85 (11:10pm - 07:05am)

Previous experience within a similar role is desirable however not essential as training is provided by our client, you must have a strong work ethic and be willing to learn and implement a variety of new skills.


  • Competitive pay rates
  • Competitive shift premiums
  • On-going training
  • Permanent work opportunities
  • Summer and Winter factory shutdowns
  • Subsidised meals via the onsite canteen
  • Free tea and coffee provision
  • Free onsite car, motorbike and bicycle parking
  • Break time Leisure facilities (i.e Pool Table)
  • Free feminine hygiene products
  • Lockers and storage facilities for personal belongings
  • Regular Welfare and wellbeing days and events

Shift Patterns:
Employees will be required to work either a 2 or 3 shift pattern:

2 shift

  • 7am - 3:15pm
  • 4:35pm - 00:50am

3 shift

  • Days: 7am - 3:10pm
  • Lates: 3:05pm - 11:15pm
  • Nights: 11:10pm - 07:05am

Please apply with your CV via the apply button or contact our Gateshead office on 0191 261 5205.

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