Hosiery Knitting Operative – Shepshed

full time permanent contract

Urgo Medical UK & Ireland -


The company

URGO is an international family-owned group, founded in France, specializing in health and wellness. With 3,500 employees, it is present in more than 60 countries around the world and has a turnover of 750 million euros. URGO has developed a solid portfolio of very well-known brands such as JUVAMINE, ALVITYL, URGO, and MERCUROCHROME. URGO is recognized for its strong capacity for innovation, and is, for example, one of the world’s experts in advanced wound healing. By joining URGO HEALTHCARE Laboratories – the Group’s entity specialized in consumer health (first aid – URGO, food supplements – ALVITYL – ENT – HUMER), you will join a dynamic group, able to offer you diversified and accelerated career paths, both in France and internationally. URGO is a Happy Trainees certified company that values excellence and audacity in everyone.

The offer

Urgo Ltd have an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Hosiery Knitting Operative.

You will be part of a team manufacturing compression hosiery of excellent quality with the lowest waste and best value so that we consistently exceed our ‘On Time In Full’ delivery to customer target. The role involves working on Circular knitting machines and producing Preventex hosiery stockings. You will be responsible for monitoring the running of the machines and engaging in routine maintenance tasks, escalating any breakdowns or running issues to the Production Shift Leader and Hosiery Technician.

Candidate profile

Previous manufacturing experience is essential however, training on specific machinery/equipment will be provided.


This is a permanent full time position – 39 hours per week working. The successful candidate will be required to work a 3 shifts rotation. The 3-shift rotating pattern consists of: 6:00 – 14:00 (Days), 22:00 – 6:00 (Nights), 12:00 – 22:00 (Afternoons) and such additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of your duties.

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