Production Operative

Posted 8 March by Gap Personnel Easy Apply

Production Operative

Monday to Friday, typically 8-9 hour day worked between 8:00am and 7:00pm (includes 30 min unpaid break)

£8.72 per hour rising to £9.18 subject to satisfactory completion of training/ probation (typically 3-6 months)

Chard

Gap Personnel operating as a recruitment business are recruiting for Production Operatives for our client based in Cricket St Thomas, Chard.

The role is working in the production department reporting to the Production Manager.

The role will involve the following:

  • Supplying the production machinery with empty moulds

  • Ensuring that machinery and equipment is clean

  • Monitoring the process to ensure that machinery is running and working correctly

  • Regularly turning the cheeses (by hand)

  • Transferring products to different areas of the factory

  • Administration and record keeping

  • Start and finish times may be varied
  • Working pattern will be kept as stable as possible, but flexibility may be required for changes to working days to meet business demands, i.e. to include occasional weekends
  • Working on some Bank Holidays if required

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Ability to be a supportive team member

  • Be diligent in following instructions

  • Understand the importance of food hygiene and how to achieve the required standards

  • Basic IT skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak good English, including numerical information

  • Understand and apply safe working practices

  • Understand the importance of an efficient production process

  • Previous dairy industry experience is desirable, but training will be given

Benefits of the role:

  • Holidays - 26 days + 8 bank holidays

  • Enhanced hourly rates for overtime (over 40 hours) and certain time periods, e.g. weekends, bank holidays.

  • Pension scheme - employer contributions of 6% after 3 months

  • Opportunities for the right candidates to progress their career to multi-skilled technician and/or progress through supervisory roles

Production Operative

Monday to Friday, typically 8-9 hour day worked between 8:00am and 7:00pm (includes 30 min unpaid break)

£8.72 per hour rising to £9.18 subject to satisfactory completion of training/ probation (typically 3-6 months)

Chard

Reference: 34503780

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