Production Operator

Ashford, Kent
Up to £20500 per annum depends on experience
18 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience working with production machines or performing production processes ideally within a food industry production environment


  • Quick learner
  • Confident with machinery
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Attention to details
  • Common sense, logical and systematic approach
  • Ability to work under pressure to deliver production plan
  • Ability to operate production machines safely
  • Computer literate
  • Good level of English spoken and written
  • Commitment to quality



Job description:


  • Produce company products according to production plan in order to achieve required output while quality standards are met.
  • Ensure products are manufactured in accordance to correct recipes/ specifications/ methods.
  • Organise production processes in order to maximise efficiency and production output.
  • Keep non production time to a minimum.
  • Ensure Competent and safe operation of machines according to SOP (standard operating procedure).
  • Start up, run, clean, switch between products and shut down machines in order to meet company health and safety and food safety procedures.
  • Ensure accurate settings are in use to guarantee required quality products.
  • Monitor quality of end product; anticipate and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Fill in accurately all relevant documents.
  • Ensure Company Procedures for Health and Safety and Food Safety are in place.
  • Ensure correct PPE is in place.
  • Ensure allergen colour coding policy is in place.
  • Communicate tasks and every day workload effectively.
  • Ensure operatives’ tasks are well explained and organised.
  • Report any issues or breakdowns to Production Manager/ Engineers.
  • Maintain high hygiene level and ensure all cleaning records are filled in.
  • Ensure working area is clean and tidy.