Machine Operatives

Location: Ledbury
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £10.50
Consultant's Branch: Gloucester
Contact Name: Denisa Crisan
Expiry Date: 2022-06-11

gap Personnel, operating as an employment business, are proudly working together with a busy Production business based in Ledbury. During exponential year on year growth, they are now looking to recruit a minimum of 6 Machine Operatives.

Shifts and Pay: 

  • £10.50 per hour (£21,840 per annum)
  • Monday to Friday, 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm (fixed shifts)

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Cooking batches of pasteurised processed cheese and sauces in line with company and customer specifications and requirements.
  • Mix/batch product into weighed proportions as per the plan, ensuring that the correct ratio of product is used and recorded.
  • Carry out basic operation of cooker to ensure temperatures are correct and in accordance with procedure. Load/unload the product into/out of the cooker as per the plan to correct fill levels and specifications. Ensure correct labelling used.
  • Assist with cooking changeovers by removing waste, cleaning equipment/floor in accordance with procedures.
  • Visually check the quality of the product (colour, texture and size) against standard and carry out quality checks accurately recording the information in accordance with procedure.
  • Sort through product placed on hold checking the quality. 
  • Setting up and preparation of processing lines.
  • A focus on product quality, good hygiene and good manufacturing practice (GMP).
  • Documentation of production runs and Critical Control Points (CCPs) using an iPad.
  • Dealing with general low level machine breakdowns and basic maintenance of machines.
  • Set up and preparation of a multi-vac packing machine.
  • Basic level of cleaning. 

Key Requirements:

  • Previous food manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of food safety best practice.
  • Good communicator.
  • Team player – working with other shifts, low care end of line, blending, Engineering, Technical etc.
  • Previous experience of leading a team.
  • Organised.
  • Have the capability or potential to run a line.
  • Good attitude, reliable and flexible.

Benefits : 

  • Paid Breaks, 
  • Onsite Parking
  • 31 Days’ Holiday
  •  Pension
  •  Company Shop (offering discounts on products)
  • Employee transport for only 2£ per journey 
  • Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assist Programme + more
The roles are available immediately so if you are interested in these excellent opportunities then please call 01452 302852 and ask for Denisa , alternatively, please send a copy of your CV to This client offers free, onsite parking and an unrivalled working environment.
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