How much do production operators in Leeds get paid?

Production operators in Leeds earn

£10.42-14.29 per hour

Based on 55 employee reviews

Production operator salaries can range between £10.42-14.29 per hour in the Leeds area. This data is based on quiz results from 55 employees who live in and around Leeds.

What do top employers pay production operators?

Who are the top production operator employers?

  1. BAE Systems
    9.1
  2. Airbus
    9.0
  3. GKN Aerospace
    8.9

Who are the worst production operator employers?

  1. Minerva Hearing
    3.6
  2. Swan EMS
    3.7
  3. Stormking Plastics
    4.2

Recent production operator Jobs in Leeds

  1. CNC/Production Operative at Kingspan posted 7 days ago
  2. Production Operative at Randstad posted 25 days ago
  3. Manufacturing Operatives at Manpower posted 1 month ago
  4. Production Operator at Mars posted 1 month ago
See all production operator jobs in the Leeds area

How are people paid?

76%
by the hour
24%
an annual salary

Based on 55 employees

What contracts are people on?

Full time 87% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 39 employees

What do production operators do?

Production operatives have the job of working on a factory production-line to make products.

They can work in factories for industries such as:

  • Food and drink
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cars and other vehicles
  • Machinery and construction

Other names for production operatives are:

  • Process operators/ operatives
  • Factory workers
  • Production workers

You can either be a semi-skilled (entry level) or skilled worker, depending on what experience you already have.

This type of job will vary depending on what sort of factory you work in.

Some common things you may do include:

  • Checking raw materials or ingredients are in good condition
  • Using specialist production-line equipment
  • Putting products together by hand
  • Basic quality control
  • Packing up products
  • Keeping work areas safe and clean

As mentioned, this can be an entry level job. However, you may have to pass a practical skills assessment to get hired.

If you want to apply for a semi-skilled production operative job, you might also need the following:

For more information about manufacturing and production jobs, read our guide to the best manufacturing companies to work for.

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