Factory Operatives - Nights

Barfoots of Botley ,
Chichester, West Sussex


Job Description

Operators and Skilled Operators Salary from 18,200 pa to 21,840 pa. (To include shift disturbance allowance) An exciting time to join Barfoots! With our continued growth and on-going development, there has never been a better time to join us. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key part of a completely new shift. We will be operating a new Night Shift to help accommodate demand. The shift will operate 4 nights on, 3 nights off, 6pm - 6am (Sunday - Wednesday) for 6 months, before reverting to a 3 day on, 4 day off shift pattern (Tues - Thurs) The Role If you have previous Factory/FMCG experience, particularly in the Fresh Produce industry, we would be very keen to hear from you. We are looking for reliable individuals, capable of working effectively and efficiently in a busy, team driven environment. Working across various departments, duties and responsibilities will reflect appropriate experience levels. Our Operators are a key attribute to our business, underpinning the successful, day to day production operations. Operator. Salary: 18,200 pa Typical duties include, but are not restricted to: * Working on the production lines * Wrapping and packaging * Sorting and grading for quality standard * Preparing various products for packaging and dispatch Skilled Operator. Salary: 21,840 pa. Typical duties include, but are not restricted to: * Operation and monitoring of production line machinery * Packaging * Machine changeover protocol for product changes * Operating equipment to achieve the highest efficiencies possible * Record accurate production records * Ensuring all cleaning procedures are carried out correctly * Short interval control * Operator supervision where applicable Reporting to the Cell Leaders, Operatives will be pivotal team members, working to ensure that customer standards are maintained at all times, along with a safe clean, working environment. Candidates will be required to follow set procedures and work at a fast pace, so good communication skills are essential in order to work within the team Please note this position involves working in a temperature controlled (3 to 5c) environment and will involve periods of long standing and occasional heavy lifting may also be required. Requirements Operator * Good communication skills - English Level 2 * Attention to detail * Flexible and adaptable * Basic numeracy and literacy skills * Team Player * Positive attitude Skilled Operator * Good communication skills - English Level 3 * Previous experience operating processing machinery * Total productive maintenance experience (Desirable) * Previous experience in a food environment (Desirable) * Attention to detail * Flexible and adaptable * Basic numeracy and literacy skills * Team Player * Positive attitude These vacancies are for permanent positions, with a fixed 12 hour day shift pattern of 4 days on and 4 days off. Benefits * Investors In People Silver Award status. * Company pension scheme * Development opportunities * Discounted leisure membership * Discounted vegetable box scheme * Subsidised Staff Transport * Cycle to work scheme * Free onsite parking * Free English Lessons * Childcare Vouchers * Approved training centre for Highfield qualifications