Nicholson Plastics - General Operative

General Operative

Lanark - Full-time

Job Purpose: Production of GRP Products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing moulds for manufacture, including repairs and maintenance;
  • Applying release agents to the mould surface prior to manufacture;
  • Cutting and measuring foam insulation and steelwork;
  • Using spray machines to apply gelcoat & fiberglass to moulds;
  • Applying glass matting and resin to moulds, hand layup;
  • Consolidation of fiberglass & resin with rollers ensuring a quality finish;
  • Setting up of wooden & GRP moulds to manufacture drawings;
  • Releasing of moulded products from mould once cured;
  • Working from manufacturing drawings to mark, cut, drill and fit ancillary items;
  • Maintaining equipment and reporting any faults;
  • Quality checks, measuring product thickness and undertaking water tests;
  • Completing documentation for traceability and quality assurance;
  • Locating and packaging goods for collection;
  • Working within Health and Safety guidelines;
  • Any other duties as assigned, to support the Company.


  • Good timekeeping.
  • Hardworking.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing your suitability for the position via e-mail to

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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