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Blackcurrant Operator 8 - 10 Week FTC

Blackcurrant Operator 8 - 10 Week FTC

Posted 9 June by Thatchers Cider
Blackcurrant Operator (8 - 10 Week FTC)
Sandford, Somerset

Blackcurrant Operators needed! Are you looking for a temporary summer job? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our production team. This is an opportunity to gain experience working in the drinks industry, understanding the process of turning fruit into juice.

Who are Thatchers Cider?

Established in 1904 by William John Thatcher, we have grown into one of the top cider-making businesses in the world. Now in our fourth generation of family cider makers, we’re exceptionally proud of our Somerset roots.

We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry-leading levels of investment in our marketing, people development, innovative technology and world-class cider mill. The best part? We’re just getting started.

We’re looking for a Blackcurrant Operator to join our team in Sandford for an 8 – 10 week, fixed-term contract.

The Benefits

- Competitive salary

This role represents a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of skills and learn the basics of the beverage making process.

We’ll provide you with a comprehensive induction into what we do and ensure you are up to speed so that you can fulfil a key role in our company.

Although only a short-term contract, this role is a great chance to get your foot in the door of our growing organisation. We are always looking to dedicated, talented individuals to join us, so come and show us what you can do, there might just be a career in it for you!

The Role

As a Blackcurrant Operator, you will work within our production process, pressing high quality juice from blackcurrants.

Joining our Seasonal Team, you’ll accept fruit into our production environment and press it into juice, using machinery.

Your role will also involve:

- Making sure our quality and health and safety policies are followed
- Ensuring our workplace is clean, tidy and safe
- Communicating clearly with other colleagues, both written and verbally
- Collecting data and keeping records of your work

About You

To be considered as a Blackcurrant Operator, you will need:

- To be a hard grafter who is prepared to get stuck in
- Accuracy and a good attention to detail
- To take responsibility and display a positive can-do attitude
- To be trustworthy and able to get the job done
- To work calmly under pressure
- To be organised and punctual
- Good interpersonal skills

Things you need to know – hours are full time and a variety of 12 hour shifts, working Monday - Sunday including days and nights (a full season’s rota will be issued at the start of employment).

An interest in the food and drink industry would be beneficial to your application, as would an interest in machinery and process operating.

Other organisations may call this role Production Operative, Manufacturing Operative, Drinks Manufacturing Operative, Food & Beverage Production Operative, Manufacturing Assistant, or Production Assistant.

Webrecruit and Thatchers Cider are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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Reference: 42986141

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