Production Operative
Location: Measham Redbank
Salary: Competitive
Expires: 02/02/2022 23:59

We have an extensive network of 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,800 people.

We are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast.

Our product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

Forterra represents exactly what we do and have always done. Our purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, we continue to lead our industry in terms of standards and safety.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team on a fixed term contract in the position of Production Operative Measham Redbank.

The Role

The role holder will play an active part in the manufacturing process, to ensure all products manufactured, processed and despatched are of best quality, rejecting unsuitable products, whilst safely maintaining minimum downtime in order to ensure all products are delivered to their designated area in their correct position, to achieve both the process and customer requirements and current output and quality targets. The role requires 100% proactive commitment to zero harm working.

The Candidate

The role holder is expected:

  • to comply with all aspects of the Forterra Compliance Policy

  • to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place

  • to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation

  • to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required

  • to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company


  • Annual Salary Reviews
  • Company Pension
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Holiday
  • Great Working Environment