Manufacturing Technician

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £25961 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Contact Marc Doorish
Job Ref DER000597P_1549303500

Job Description



Grafton Recruitment are exclusively recruiting Manufacturing Technicians for our Recruitment Partner, INVISTA.

INVISTA is the owner of many brands and products that you likely use every day. As part of the INVISTA team, you can join in the development of innovations to improve clothing, carpets, luggage, plastic bottles, automobile interiors, airbags and more. Our portfolio of global trademarks include LYCRA fibre, Coolmax fabric, Cordura fabric, Antron carpet fibre and Stainmaster carpet. Headquartered in the US, INVISTA has a business presence in more than 20 countries and is on the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres, primarily for nylon, elastane and poylester applications.

INVISTA has set the goal of sustaining a world-class level of performance and we are looking for the right candidates with high motivation and ambitious drive to join our Maydown team for these permanent positions.


Operate and manage a wide range of equipment and technology in our manufacturing process.

Essential Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs minimum grade 'C' (or equivalent), which must include English and Maths.
  • Ability to work as part of a production team within a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to meet production demands.
  • Results orientated with ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for safety by following all policies and practices.
  • Successful applicants, who must be 18 years of age or over by 28th February 2019, will normally be required to work full rotating 12-hour shift patterns (nights and days) averaging 42 hours per week.

Desirable Requirements

  • Have completed a Modern Engineering/Industrial Apprenticeship or HNC in relevant Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
  • Previous operating or maintenance experience in a Chemical or Polymer manufacturing facility.

All the above criteria may be further enhanced to shortlist for interview.


Starting salary for Manufacturing Technician is c. £25,961 (inclusive of shift allowance). In addition, the Company offers the opportunity for future advancement to higher paid Tier levels.

Consideration will be given to a higher starting salary for candidates with previous experience in a Chemical or Polymer manufacturing facility.


We offer a competitive benefits package, including BUPA membership and a Contributory Pension Scheme and performance related pay.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please contact Grafton Recruitment by e-mail at Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 15th February 2019 at 1.00pm.

The selection process will include a pre-placement medical and reference check.

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