Semi-Skilled Operative - Backs

Elveden, Thetford
£8.58 - £10.72 per hour
18 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Situated in the heart of Park Royal, London. our Bakkavor Meals factory is responsible for providing products for some of the countries top retailers across the nation.

Shift Pattern:

Tuesday-Saturday - 17:00-01:00
Sunday-Thursday - 17:00-01:00

Your main accountabilities will include:

  • Monitoring the work area to ensure the workplace is safe and all machinery is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness
  • Sharing responsibility for the implementation and maintenance to the requirements of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensuring all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained SOP’s and PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedule
  • Monitoring and recording packs per minute (PPM) on machines whilst overseeing that products are not overweight/underweight
  • Ensuring product changeovers are performed with minimal downtime but in a safe and accurate manner
  • Collaborating effectively with the team to ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before the job is ready
  • Liaising with and reporting any issues to the Line Leaders and engineers in a clear and concise manner
  • Adhering to ‘World Class’ standards at all times

We require all applicants to have a basic understanding of English Literacy and Numeracy (ESOL3)

Qualification Requirements

Basic English Literacy and Basic Numeracy Skills (ESOL Entry Level 2)


Previous factory experience desirable but not essential


Be enthusiastic and conscientious, and understand or be willing to learn the principles and application of Food Safety, Have a proactive approach to Good Manufacturing Practices, Be happy working a Continental shift pattern (up to 12 hours), Be comfortable wearing personal protective equipment and working in a factory environment, Ensure Quality and hygiene standards are adhered to.

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