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Production Operative

Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd.
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you a "Production Operative", ideally with experience in the food industry?

Do you want to join a company that genuinely contribute to reducing food waste and emissions?

If yes - then Reed Food & FMCG are proud to introduce an opportunity to join a very innovative company as a Production Operative.

This role would suit someone who want to make a positive impact on reducing waste and contributing to a companies wider goals. The company have recently received large investment to continue their growth, and have strong empathise on company culture, as proven by their strong benefits.

Salary: Up to £28k basic salary, with 1.5x pay on public holiday or overtime.

Shift pattern: 12hr day shifts (4 days on, 4 days off shift pattern)

Location: East side of Cambridge

Your Role

As a Production Associate you will play a key role in the hands-on operations and production. You will be joining a small team of highly passionate and enthusiastic operators, who will support in your training and development as a specialist within the team. Collectively you will be ensuring the production site continuously runs to a high standard, as well as supporting expansion projects as the company continue to expand.

Role specifics:

- Being hands-on within our production site.

- Counting, sorting and packing for distribution.

- Working alongside other teams to ensure the site runs to its maximum potential with high levels of hygiene.

- Documenting processes and identifying areas for improvement.

- Monitoring systems to ensure optimal production.

- Being involved in a fast growing sustainability business looking to help solve climate change and eliminate food waste!

What the company are looking for:

- Hard-working, proactive individuals, who want to drive change and make a positive impact.


- Additional pay for Public Holidays and extra shift cover, x1.5

- Extra day off on your birthday

- Enhanced pension scheme

- Private health insurance

- Cycle to Work + Electric Car schemes

- Monthly company social days + annual company events

- Fully stocked staff kitchen


Since 1960 Reed has pioneered specialist recruitment, sourcing knowledgeable, skilled professionals for jobs across the UK. 

Our experts recruit across 20 sectors, including Food & FMCG, so whether you are looking to hire your next Technical Manager, or urgently require a Head of Finance, we can help you.

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