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Manufacturing Team Members - NAY

TXM Recruit are looking for Team Members to join Hitachi Rail at their Newton Aycliffe Manufacturing Facility. If you have an eye for detail, a 'Can do' attitude, produce a high quality standard of work and are willing to learn we want to hear from you. Please contact TXM Recruit if you would like to hear more about the opportunity.

Main Responsibilities

Generic manufacturing team member responsibilities include:

  • Adhere to and promote all aspects of Health and Safety, showing that you care and that you take responsibility for your own and others’ safety and wellbeing

  • Creating and maintaining a positive working environment within your team. Achieved through a constructive and can do approach

  • Making decisions on and taking responsibility for high levels of Quality Standards in own work and the work of the overall team

  • Identify corrective actions using appropriate company procedures

  • Work with Engineering and Quality department colleagues on problem solving and improvement activities

Act as an effective team member through:

  • Collaboration with your own and other teams

  • Open and honest and respectful communication

  • Open mindedness and flexibility to demonstrate pride in your work and the company

  • Contribute to maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping

  • Contribute to building a culture of sharing best practice across the plant

  • Minimise waste in processes

  • Ownership of the quality of the train build

  • Identify corrective and preventative actions to achieve quality standards and KPI’s

  • Contribute to setting and maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping and 5S

  • To be aware of and actively promote and implement Hitachi’s ethos, culture and values

  • To adhere to the Hitachi Rail Europe’s Equal Opportunities Policy

  • To comply with and support Hitachi Rail Europe’s Health and Safety and Environment policy

  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as may be required

Additional assembly responsibilities include:

Performing a variety of manufacturing tasks whilst maintaining the highest standards of safety, quality and efficiency such as:

  • Rigging 

  • Plumbing 

  • Electrical 

  • Mechanical

  • Sub assembly work

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Key Skills & Experience:

Essential Requirements

Applicants should be able to demonstrate all of the Essential Requirements listed below:

  • Able to perform a variety of painting and manufacturing tasks with good levels of dexterity

  • Demonstrate a good standard of numeracy and literacy skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • The ability to work to deadlines and deliver to schedule.

  • Willing to communicate openly, honestly respectfully at all levels

  • Ability to learn new manufacturing skills to a high standard

  • Willing to learn new job skills - Kaizen, 5S and participate in improvement activities

  • A willingness to work flexibly and a positive approach to work and working patterns

  • Commitment to working as part of a team

  • To effectively work alone or within a team

  • Be willing to take responsibility for own performance

  • Have a ‘Can do’ attitude to supporting both manufacturing and other functions

  • Be willing to undertake travel in the UK and overseas as and when required

Desirable skills/attributes

  • Experience of working within a team environment as an effective team member.

Experience of working with one or more of the following:-

  • Preparation and painting of aluminium panels

  • Electrical wiring

  • Plumbing/pipework

  • Carpet fitting 

  • Kitchen fitting

  • Coachworks experience

  • A practical approach to physical tasks

Job Details

  • Pay: £18.87 per hour via Umbrella or £14.20 per hour via PAYE

  • Shifts: 7am – 3pm and 3pm – 11pm

  • You must pass a medical and drug and alcohol test before starting


For more information please contact Thomas Kellogg at TXM Recruit on 07711 470 024 or email your CV thomas.kellogg@txmrecruit.co.uk