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Production Operative

Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd.
£30000 - £34000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you looking for a Production role in the food industry?

Do you mind working on longer shifts?

Reed Food & FMCG are currently recruiting for a number of Production Operative roles, working for a busy team in Ambient produce, based in Norwich. The roles are either Days or Nights. The full role details can be found below:

Production Operative - Days and Nights

£30,000 per annum, rising to £34,000 per annum once fully trained


The shift pattern is 2 days (6am - 6pm) 2 nights (6pm - 6am) 4 days off rotating


  • Responsible for production on the shift - raw materials, end product, packing, palletisation, machine care and the condition of work areas.
  • Check and measure product dimensions and adjust machinery where necessary. Take remedial action to meet specified standards.
  • Check the consistency, moisture and quality of the product and where required record details and necessary make adjustments.
  • Maintain the specified standard of cleanliness of machinery, equipment and surrounding areas, including the floors.
  • Ensure all relevant information regarding gaps, product changes, problems etc. are communicated to relevant personnel engaged in packing activities to segregate good and bad product and minimize wastage.
  • Select raw ingredients and mixing quantities for each of the different products. Activating automatic filling/mixing cycle and the correct operation of the bulk handling system.

Minimum Experience required:




  • Some production/warehouse experience would be great but not needed. Full training provided.
  • Happy to work in a dry and ambient
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to do repetitive work

If you are currently in the market for a new role and are interested in working within the food industry, please do reply with your up to date CV to be considered for an immediate interview.





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