Production Operative

5 days left

ML3 0DW, Hamilton
24 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of the Role: To bake, decorate and pack a range of cake products to achieve the production plan.


Role Key Accountabilities:

  • Weighing out batches to agreed recipes and methods
  • Identifying and filling raw materials into mixers
  • Mixing to correct mixing method
  • General operator duties
  • Safe systems of work followed at all times when operating machinery
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork where required to the highest standard
  • Ensuring that the work areas are kept clean and tidy ‘clean as you go’ policy
  • Responsible for numerically accurate picking and packing of product.
  • Must have ability to pack at or above speed of production line.
  • Boxing, labelling and palletising finished product
  • Participate in training & development needs of the line team.
  • Assist in controlling line resources including all materials and labour within budget.
  • Contribute to the production of quality products in line with the Company’s Quality Assurance programme appropriate to line and specific produc
  • Participate in team problem solving activities on a regular basis in order to rapidly address line issues, poor quality and performance issues
  • Communicating with peers to ensure that issues affecting line performance are dealt with effectively
  • Communicating with managers to ensure that messages are clearly understood and that objectives are clear and relevant to all
  • Develop a knowledge of the Company’s product range from a production perspective in order to facilitate more flexible working and understanding of production issues
  • Be aware of all health and safety issues affecting the line area including the wearing of PPE such as safety footwear, adopting and implementing good housekeeping practices. Participate in risk assessments as appropriate under the guidance of managers.
  • Ensuring that the work areas are kept clean and tidy ‘clean as you go’ policy


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work well with colleagues
  • High level of numerical ability
  • High level of manual dexterity
  • Flexible and able to work on initiative
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must have good timekeeping and attendance
  • Must show a willingness to learn
  • Will be numerate with ability to understand how to make improvements
  • Show a good attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Able to work to pace. 

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