Assembly Build Operative


Newton Aycliffe, GB

Etex are seeking a Build Operative to join the EOS team,  based in Newton Aycliffe

Who we are looking for:

  • Someone who never stands still, who wants to build a positive future, who puts the team first and who thrives in a multicultural environment.
  • You will have strong attention to detail, and the ability to read dispatch boards and drawings and work in a fast-paced work environment. 

Sound like you? Great! Let’s see what you could look forward to...

What you'll do

Dependent on business requirements the Build Operator can be working a varied environment which may alter daily. Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Manual handling of steel frames
  • Reading technical drawing to manufacture steel to exact drawings
  • Packing and banding packs and materials
  • Use of pallet truck and forklift trucks to manoeuvre materials into loading bays
  • Quality checks for any defects or damage on all products in use.
  • Pre use tool checks
  • Using cordless power tools to assemble steel frames
  • Use of lifting equipment to load steel coils and frames onto assembly tables

What you'll bring

Critical and important 

  • Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent 
  • Basic IT skills - use of tablet to report on EHS
  • Ability to read paperwork and drawings accurately 
  • Good Communication skills and team player
  • Problem solving
  • Good eyesight as the role requires reading of detailed paperwork 
  • Safety awareness 

It would be an advantage, but is not essential, if you also have:

  • FLT counterbalance license up to 5 tonnes
  • Relevant FLT driving experience, in a heavy load manufacturing environment 



Who you'll work with

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Build Operative, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the Team.  In addition to your direct team you will have regular connections with Key stakeholders.


Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.

What we offer

  • £9.86 hourly rate Rising by 5% after successful probation 
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • Etex Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance x5 
  • Free Parking 
  • Local Production quarterly bonus