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Production Operative

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Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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Production Operative

Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8650

The company

You will be working for a traditional business that produces high-quality, organic, and chilled fresh products which are supplied to wholesalers and specialist retailers, plus direct to consumers. The business has experienced phenomenal success and growth over the last few years, recently installing brand-new production lines and machinery to keep up with this increased demand.

About the Production Operative job

The purpose of your role will be to operate the production lines to a high standard and provide manual work including cleaning and maintenance of

Key tasks

  • Perform regular cleaning of the production tanks and operating machinery.
  • Produce products through heating and other processes safely within set timeframes.
  • Regularly and correctly complete necessary supportive paperwork.   

About You

The successful candidate should have experience in working in a fast-paced food manufacturing plant with an excellent work ethic especially with manual tasks, and have a ‘switched-on’ approach to their role.

  • Ambition to progress to a managerial role in future.  
  • Proactive and works independently without direction or supervision.

More details

The Production Operative job is based in Wiltshire and is paying £27,000 rising to £31,000 in the first year once development targets are met according to your experience.

The package includes 32 days of annual leave.

The working hours are 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday to Friday.

Alternate job titles

Food Production Operative | Production Worker | Manufacturing Operative | Machine Operator | Food Packing Operative | Food Production Jobs


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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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