Current Vacancies

Permanent positions compliment our temporary role management and with over 20 years of placing accurately matched candidates to supplement our client’s workforce, we pride ourselves in supplying quality rather than quantity in the presentation of candidates that match the full criteria for which our clients require, time and time again…

Current Roles Available


  • Manufacturing Operative – Barnsley

    Thorpe Contracts have been instructed to place a hard working operative into a successful and well known Manufacturing company based in Barnsley.

    Immediate start will be available for the right candidate and the work will be ongoing to permanent

    The successful candidate will be working on a rotating shift pattern

    Monday to Friday (Days/Nights/Afters)

    Daily Duties may Include:

    • Using onsite tools and machinery for the production of plastic pipe work, equipment such as jig-saws, band-saws etc
    • General upkeep of factory cleanliness
    • Minding of Rota Moulding Machines and Production Lines
    • Measuring and quality testing
    • Training for other roles onsite



  • Suitable Candidate Skills:

    • Must have experience in a fast paced industrial environment
    • Good time keeping is essential
    • The right candidates will be forward thinking and wont need to be asked to complete a task
    • Must have a positive attitude to work
    • Strong attention to detail is vital

    Candidates must have residence in or around the Barnsley area and must be able to get to work for all 3 shifts.

    Job Type: Temporary

    Salary: £7.05 to £7.75 /hour


  • Drivers Mate – Sheffield

    We are currently looking for a drivers mate with experience in laying temporary Trackway.

    Duties will include being out on the road nationwide laying temporary trackway.

    Salary – Minimum wage upwards dependant on experience.

    Job Type: Full-time


  • Mechanical Engineer – Barnsley

    We are offering an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. One of our largest and most prestigious clients are seeking to appoint an Engineer based in Barnsley.

    To work with the Engineering Team to carry out both planned and preventative maintenance, installations and repairs in order to ensure the objectives of the business are met.

    You will be a self motivated individual capable of working on your own or as part of a team. An experience of repairing and maintaining a wide range of manufacturing/ production equipment and time served as a Mechanical Engineer with some Electrical knowledge is essential.

    Daily Responsibilities;

    • Maintain Equipment/ Machinery
    • Competently carry out general maintenance, installations and repairs to equipment both planned and preventative.
    • Liaise with production teams and Line Manager over machine breakdowns to prioritise repairs.
    • Support factory operatives in performing machine changes and settings.
    • Ensure maximum uptime and minimum downtime of all operations.
    • Product and Technical Knowledge
    • Ensure knowledge of equipment and machinery within area of operation.
    • Maintain effective communication with your Line Manager and within area of Operation.
    • Liaise with you Line Manager on a regular basis raising any key issues and major developments promptly.
    • Effectively communicate with fellow co-workers.



  • The working hours will be 06:00-18:00 Monday to Friday – some over time may be required

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience :

    • Engineer: 1 – 2 years
    • HNC in Engineering


  • Only CVS will be accepted for the application process

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: £10.34 /hour plus benefits


  • HGV Class 1 Driver – Worksop

    Blue chip PLC company looking for a Class 1 Driver , this is the opportunity to join a successful and well sought after employer in the local area.

    Our client based in Worksop is looking for a Class 1 driver for the movement of trackway panels from midlands to the north and back.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: £10.00 to £15.00 /hour


  • General Yard Operative – Worksop

    Seeking reliable, enthusiastic and hardworking yard operatives to join one of our busiest and well established clients, based in Worksop.

    Duties include but not limited to;

    • Cleaning duties
    • Basic Fabrication
    • General Warehouse Duties
    • Yard Duties
    • Counting stock


  • Candidate qualities desired;

    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Work quickly and accurately
    • The initiative to work without supervision or as part of a team

    If you think you are suitable for this role and wish to apply please send your CV

    Job Type: Temporary

    Salary: £7.05 to £7.50 /hour


  • General Labourers

    General Labourer to work on a busy site
    Applicants must hold a valid Green CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card and have previous experience.

You will be required to:

    • Sweep the site, remove rubbish, pick up and fill skips and bins.
    • Perform general errands and help keep site tidy.
    • Assist in unloading and loading of deliveries.
    • Work under the supervision of the Site Manager / Ganger.


  • Team Leaders

    Reporting to the Site Supervisor of our most high profile contracts, you will provide site worker support alongside maintenance & repair services, as the lead person within a 2-5 man team. You will have responsibility for delivering high productivity to an excellent standard, with a ‘right first time’ approach as one of your main drivers. This role will be physically demanding by nature and will be predominantly working outdoors.


  • FLT Drivers

    Experienced Reach Fork Lift Drivers to work for our clients Distribution Centre.  The roles will include loading and unloading with the FLT and on occasion will require a variety of warehouse work.The Ideal Candidates will need basic number skills, ability to pay attention to details, adhere and understanding of Health and Safety procedures. Candidates will have reach and counterbalance, however counterbalance can be upgraded to a reach licence on site. Must have a valid and in date FLT Licence.


Current Environments / Industry Sectors Available


  • Specialists Plastics / Injection Moulding

  • Precast Concrete

  • Warehouse & Distribution

  • Civil Engineering

  • Construction

  • Portable Roadways

  • Plant Hire