Higher Kings Mill, EX15 1QJ, Cullompton, Devon
01884 836300

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Production Assistant – 3 Shift Pattern – 12 Hour Shifts

Job Description

Role: Production Assistant/FLT Driver on a Full-time basis

Working Pattern: Working a 3 Shift Working Pattern (2 x day shift, 2 x night shift & 2 days off)

12-hour shifts, 06:00 to 18:00/18:00 to 06:00.

Shut down periods approximately 1 week every month

Annualised hours.

About Higher Kings Mills (HKM):

HKM is a manufacturer of coloured papers and boards (including Black and White) for the Filing, Educational and other speciality markets. Leading positions are held in the European Filing market and in the UK Educational markets.

Based in Cullompton, Devon.

We are looking for Production staff members to grow the business.

The Role:

Based within the Production Department, the position of Production Assistant operates in a busy Manufacturing / Warehouse environment where the ideal candidate will be comfortable in a manual handling / physically demanding role, where you will be involved in the production of paper for various markets.

You will also be a competent Fork Lift Truck Driver who can work both alone and as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete work and strive to maintain the Company performance targets; in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Providing support to the supply chain through collecting, loading, shipping and receiving warehouse products, optimising loading for efficient logistics and supporting other warehouse functions to ensure optimal operation of the Company.

You will be able to follow instructions given and have the ability to work within a team to achieve targets, while still capable of using your initiative to complete day to day tasks. Ensuring good housekeeping is maintained and abide by all aspects of Health & Safety.

About You:

  • Capable of working on your own initiative
  • Work well within a team.
  • Reliable, proactive and methodical in your working approach.
  • Any previous experience in a manufacturing / industrial environment is helpful, but not essential as full training will be given.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and excellent time keeping
  • Ability to follow correct procedures
  • Good standard of secondary education

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • On-site parking


  • 12 hour shift

Work remotely:

  • No

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@higherkings.co.uk.