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Senior Production Operative

  • Lee Filters
  • Andover
  • Full Time

Date Listed: May 22, 2022

LEE Filters has a long-established brand and strong reputation in the international market. LEE Filters has employees at its UK manufacturing facilities in Hampshire, England along with offices and distribution in the USA and Canada. LEE Filters is a trading division of Panavision, a long-established technology group serving the international motion picture, TV and other cinematography markets.

Lee Filters is currently recruiting for a Senior Production Operative, we are looking for a capable, confident and ‘hands-on’ person with experience and knowledge gained within a busy production environment, including operating production equipment. Someone who is looking to progress their career within a manufacturing operations role, with the potential to progress into management.

The Senior Production Operative Role

Manage and lead a small team of production operators to deliver production targets.

Operating the Lighting Filter converting machines in an efficient and safe manner.

Quality control inspection of all manufactured products.

Assist in scheduling and allocating work for all Production Operatives to achieve daily and weekly production targets.

Liaise and work proactively with the commercial team and dispatch teams regarding finished goods requirements to fulfill customer orders.

The Senior Production Operative Requirements

Proven supervisory skills to lead a small production team whilst working within the team to produce themselves.

Comfortable to change existing working practices and methods to improve the team, working environment and wider company.

Understanding of ISO9001- 2015 quality processes and procedures.

Experienced in Lean Manufacturing, familiar with Lean Tools such as 5s.

Forklift qualified (although training would be provided).


Working for Lee Filter is an opportunity to be part of an industry-leading global enterprise: a diverse team of professionals supporting world-class creative productions and developing innovative film technologies.

We offer a friendly, collaborative and supportive work environment in which individual contributions are valued and development is encouraged. UK colleagues also enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package including private medical and life assurance cover, pension contribution, and service-related benefits such as up to 27 days annual leave.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be part of our team, we would love to hear from you!