Quaker Houghton
Quaker Houghton

Production Operative

Manufacturing, Production

Quaker Houghton, global leader in industrial process fluids, we are a company with 100+ years of history, present in 40+ countries, including operation plants in over 30 locations, our customers include thousands of the world’s most advanced and specialized steels, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. With 4,700 employees we partner with our customers to improve their business success.

As a Production Operative in our Ultraseal Coventry plant, you will report to the Production Supervisor working within a team to meet production and quality goals aimed at exceeding customer expectations.


  • Manufacture our products in accordance with procedures.
  • Prepare, pack and despatch of all sales orders in accordance with procedures.
  • Process of incoming goods in accordance with procedures.
  • To understand & comply with all documentary and procedural requirements at all times.
  • Clean, maintain and setup the assigned area and equipment. This is essential to ensuring we comply with the current regulations and keep our equipment and machines fit for purpose.
  • Daily use of computers and various software applications.
  • Good Housekeeping, ensure their work space is clean and organized according to standards.
  • Health and Safety behavior compliance, reporting any issues to supervisor/manager.
  • Forklift driving is frequently necessary for material handling.


  • Experience: We are ideally looking for candidates who have worked in the manufacturing environment and also have forklift driving experience.
  • Languages: Good English language skills
  • Valid Forklift license is a necessary requirement.
  • GCSE education with a good understanding of math.
  • Some experience working with computers.


  • Permanent employment contract.
  • Group Pension plan.
  • 25 holidays per year.
  • 2 days volunteer paid days.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Attractive Wellbeing, Sustainability, Women Inclusion & Diversity programs.
  • Onboarding training plus continuous on-the-job learning and development programs.

About Us

We are the global leader in industrial process fluids present in 40+ countries continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminum, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world. Throughout our 100+ locations, our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next.

Our values: Live Safe, Exceed Customer Expectations, Drive Results, Embrace Diversity, Do Great Things Together, Act with integrity.

Our core values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. Our commitment to these values, in words and actions, builds a safer, stronger Quaker Houghton. They are the fundamental beliefs that guide our internal conduct and our relationship with the outside world.

Join the team and grow where your contributions will matter.

Updated: 2 days ago
Job ID: 11857607
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Quaker Houghton

1001-5000 employees
Chemical Manufacturing

We are a global leader in industrial process and mechanical engineering applications present in 40+ countries. We are continually improving and innovating so the world’s industria…

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