Production Operator

Business Unit:  MAES
Division:  Film

The Role

We have fantastic opportunities for Production Operators to join us at our manufacturing site in Wantage, Oxfordshire. 

Working in one of the three areas of our production facility, you will play a key part in the manufacture of technological products for our worldwide business.

Our people are the heart of our business and we offer an exceptional range of benefits when joining which include:

  • 24 days holiday (plus Bank Hols) – increasing with service
  • Annual bonus
  • Generous shift allowances
  • Private medical insurance
  • Healthcare Cash Plan and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced Company pension 
  • Overtime
  • Subsidised on-site canteen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Shopping discounts

Who We Are


Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, Electrolube, Kester, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection. We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor and Assembly Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Film and Smart Surface Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients. Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time. MacDermid Alpha is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day. 


Our newest division capitalises on emerging trends in displays and in-mold electronics in the automotive industry.  It combines our extensive offering of speciality films for the industrial and automotive industries with our developing portfolio of conductive and non-conductive inks.  The combination of these products allow us to create a formed, structurally rigid three dimensional part that’s decorative with circuit pathways and enhanced electronic features to enable the human-machine interface in an automobile.

We have an informal culture where our employees embody the 5 C’s of our culture: Challenge, Commit, Collaborate, Choose and Care in their interactions with colleagues, customers and other counterparts.  We seek to create a richly enjoyable and personally rewarding environment for all our employees

Job Responsibilities

Our production areas work on a system of three rotating shifts, incorporating early, late and night shifts Monday to Friday.

  • Operate a pedestrian and / or high lift forklift truck where applicable.
  • Operate machinery in accordance with all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with company Health and Safety Policies.
  • Report defective equipment.  Report all accidents and breakages.
  • Carry out QC tests / inspection where appropriate and report any deviations to the Supervisor.
  • Report safety and quality issues through the 1B and 1Q systems.
  • Report all production transactions to SAP / SFoL in an accurate and timely manner to ensure accurate stock.
  • Carry out on the job training of new starters when fully trained and competent, necessary to further the development of the Dept and the individual.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities such as 5S.
  • Generate ideas and participate in implementing to make improvements to the Conversion Dept.

EEO Statement

Element Solutions Inc group of companies are E-Verify Companies and provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation