Bakkavor

Machine Operative - Afternoons

Recruiter
Bakkavor
Location
Deal, Kent
Salary
£9.92 per hour
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
15 Aug 2019
Ref
5790BR
Contract Type
Full Time

Machine Operative / Machine Minder - Afternoon shift

Pay : £9.92per hour

Shift patterns available :
5on 2off Afternoons 4pm-2am

Full time permanent job from day one

Who are we?

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

Bakkavor Tilmanstone Salads, based near Dover in Kent, employs around 850 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads and prepared vegetables for a dedicated customer. It is one of eight factories that are part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

The Role

Working as part of the production team as a Machine Operative to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of machinery and equipment on production lines.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and minding machines and machine output
  • Complete required line/equipment/process checks and documentation
  • Ensure equipment is running correctly and carry out regular maintenance of equipment
  • Carry out specified regular line cleaning operations and test
  • Independently generate ideas to improve performance in working area

Skills and experience required;

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good understanding of food safety principles and application
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Structured approach to problem solving

Remuneration & Benefits:

Competitive salary
An exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, growing and existing team

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