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When you become a GDS employee, you become part of the GDS family.  We want you to build a meaningful career that you’re passionate about, and we can provide the opportunities and tools for you to reach your full potential.

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Current Vacancies

Dispatch & Production Operative

GDS Technologies Ltd
Leeds LS25
£9 – £10 an hour – depending on experience

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join GDS Technologies, a leading manufacturer of fixed gas detection equipment, in our busy Production department. This is a full-time, permanent role, focused on helping ensure our global client base of distributors, resellers, and end customers receive our products on-time and in perfect condition.

About the role:

  • Ensure all jobs are carefully and accurately packed in time for daily collections
  • Restock the Dispatch area with materials ready for the following day
  • Order new packing materials as required to ensure a ready supply is maintained
  • Assist in the factory and office shutdown process
  • Production tasks include assisting with:
  • PCB programming
  • Equipment assembly
  • Machine shop work
  • Other tasks may include:
  • Support the Administration department as required for order processing and invoicing

About you:

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Be computer literate, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Able to work using own initiative as well as working well within a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Maintain clear and tidy work area and surroundings


  • Experience of packing and dispatching goods and/or previous experience within a manufacturing environment will be advantageous, however full training will be provided

Location: Garforth, West Yorkshire

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Working schedule:

Monday to Friday 08.30-17.00 (38.75 hours per week) – in response to Covid-19 we are currently operating a shift-based system so start/finish times may temporarily vary from those outlined above

 Salary: £9-10 per hour, depending on experience


  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme available
  • 23 days annual leave (excl. bank holidays)
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Free on-site parking

About Us:

For over 30 years, GDS Technologies Ltd has led the way in the design, development, and manufacture of fixed gas detection equipment.

The company’s diverse product range and ability to manufacture bespoke projects, means we can offer solutions which serve a broad range of sectors and markets, including education, car parking and the oil and gas industry. In addition, we operate in wide range of potentially hazardous environments.

Not only can the company design and manufacture, we can also offer the complete gas detection package, from site surveys through to training, certification and project handover.

To support our first-class service and products, we take care to select the best people for our business and then invest in our employees to provide excellent opportunities for their future career development.

COVID-19 considerations

We are a ISO 45001 company. Our health and safety procedures are audited annually. This includes staggered shifts, hygiene and social distancing procedures implemented since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

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