Production operatives - Macphie

We are currently looking for full-time production operatives to join the team. The successful candidates will work on a shift rotation. The shift will depend on the department within the business and flexibility is required.

We also have fixed-term contracts available on a three-month basis, working Saturday and Sundays 6am to 6pm.

If you are a motivated and dedicated individual looking for a new challenge, we would like you to apply for one of these roles.

The role of production operative

  • Assist in the manufacture of food products to the established standards of safety, output, quality and hygiene
  • Work safely at all times in accordance with company health & safety policies, procedures, practices and legislation to correctly prepare packaging for food products with respect to container, label and coding
  • Carry out cleaning schedules in the production and packaging area ensuring a very high standard of hygiene / sanitation is achieved, in addition, placing emphasis on the factory’s clean-as-you-go policy
  • Store, feed, mix, blend, extrude, freeze and package food products as appropriate, ensuring high standards of good manufacturing practice
  • Pack/metal detect, inspect, products and established standards of weight control
  • Palletise, wrap and label finished goods as required
  • Complete to the established standard all relevant process / food safety documentation
  • Flexible in relieving other departments as required in relation to manpower deployment, holiday and absence cover
  • Ensure food safety, legality and quality requirements are met at all times

The individual: skills, experience and qualifications

Experience in a similar role, preferably within a food production/distribution environment and previous exposure to manual handling practices is ideal, although this is not essential.

Further skills required include:

  • Work as a team player
  • Is professional, positive and enthusiastic
  • Has integrity, initiative and focus
  • Able to self-manage and work independently when necessary
  • Able to think, communicate and present information effectively
  • Performs well under pressure
  • Able to use a computer and IT equipment proficiently

If interested in one of our available roles, please submit your CV along with a covering letter to:

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