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We are always interested to speak to people who have the skills and attitude to contribute to the development and growth of our group.

The key areas we regularly recruit for include:

  • Operating injection moulding machines to produce parts to meet our customer’s needs and specifications
  • Assembly operations
  • Warehouse operations, including forklift truck driving and line feeding
  • Quality inspection and checking
  • Tool engineering and design

We also have fantastic support teams working across the group, including marketing, sales, project management, finance and HR.  If you are interested to join our team and have relevant skills and experience, please feel free to email your CV and cover letter to careers@omega-plastics.co.uk.  We will review all applications received and get in touch if we have a role that you might be interested in.

Please click here for our Equal Opportunities Statement.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  We will ask you to prove you have the right to work.

Please note we do not accept agency applications.

Our current vacancies are listed below.

Signal Plastics - Washington, Omega Plastics - Gateshead

Maintenance Technician

We are recruiting a multi-skilled Maintenance Technician to support our maintenance activities across our facilities based in Gateshead and Washington. This is a permanent, full-time role working as part of our Maintenance and Facilities Team.

The key responsibilities are:

- Reactive and planned machine maintenance - responding quickly to machinery breakdowns to ensure optimum production performance, minimising equipment downtime through a proactive approach to all continuous improvement strategies and supporting root cause analysis.
- Support the NPI process and function with maintenance-related information and activities to ensure a smooth introduction and handover of new products and manufacturing processes.
- Deliver activities in accordance with the site facilities plan.

Salary and benefits

The role comes with a salary of up to £37,500 per year (depending on qualifications, skills and experience), 25 days annual leave (plus bank/public holidays), Company Sick Pay, Company Pension Scheme, Death in Service, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work scheme, free hot drinks and other benefits.

All candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter setting out why you are suitable for this role together with a CV setting out your qualifications and experience to careers@omega-plastics.co.uk

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Signal Plastics - Washington

Injection Moulding Machine Setter

Signal Plastics is recruiting for an experienced Injection Moulding Machine Setter to join our technical team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right skills, experience and enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of a dynamic business.

Reporting to the NPI and Technical Manager, you will be responsible for the initial set up of the mould tools at the beginning of a production run and be a technical go to person and key problem solver on the specified production shift. You will work closely with the shift leader to achieve right first time and on time operational performance within a safe working environment. Full details are in the role description.

This is a permanent, full-time role based at our site in Washington. All candidates must have the immediate right to work in the UK - sponsorship is not available at this time.

We will pay between £29,500 and £33,000 a year based on working full time over a three shifts rotation (depending on qualifications, skills and experience). This includes shift allowance for back and night shifts. We offer 23 days annual leave (plus the usual bank holidays), increasing with length of service. Two weeks of this is usually taken during our summer shut-down period and we also usually shut down over Christmas. We also offer a number of benefits including company pension scheme, life insurance (2x salary), Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work scheme, free hot drinks and more.

There will occasionally be overtime (paid at 1.5x) and we ask for flexibility in being available for this.

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter setting out why you are suitable for this role together with a CV setting out qualifications and experience to careers@omega-plastics.co.uk

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Signal Plastics - Washington, Omega Plastics - Gateshead

Production Operatives

We regularly recruit Production Operatives to work as part of the production, assembly and inspection teams at our Team Valley and Washington sites. You will follow standard operations to ensure the products we make are manufactured or assembled within the allotted cycle time, conform to specification and are packed off in line with the packaging specification and with the required quality standards.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and invest in the training and development our colleagues. Roles are full time and employed directly by us. You can also access our full employee benefits packages, including free hot drinks, company pension, cycle to work scheme, life insurance, on-site parking, refer-a-friend bonus and more.

The group is growing, with a workforce of over 170 colleagues (from 90 in 2019) across both businesses and we continue to invest in our people, infrastructure and facilities. Our people are key to the success of the business.

To apply for this role, please send a CV setting out qualifications and experience to careers@omega-plastics.co.uk together with details of your preferred site.

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Signal Plastics - Washington

Warehouse Operator

We are recruiting a Warehouse Operative to join our Warehouse and Logistics Team, which is committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and colleagues.

This is a full-time, permanent role with an immediate start directly employed by us, based at our site on Bentall Business Park in Washington.

Pay is £11.40 per hour for day shift (37.5 hours per week). Shifts are on a 3 shift rotation pattern of days, backs and nights. You will receive shift allowance increases for back shift and night shift.

There will occasionally be overtime and we ask for flexibility in being available for this. Overtime is paid at 1.5 x normal rate for the shift.

To apply for this role, please send a CV setting out qualifications and experience to careers@omega-plastics.co.uk.

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