Production Operative

Location: Ledbury
Salary: £10.00 to £12.50
Reference: GL001
Contact Name: National Recruitment Centre
Expiry Date: 2021-07-29

gap personnel, working in partnership with Heineken, the UK’s leading pub, cider & beer company is currently looking for Mill Operatives to join them on a temporary basis in August 2021.

Working at the Ledbury Mill, you will be working within a cider production environment where you must be aware of, and maintain, a high level of food safety and hygiene procedures.

Your role will involve working on the apple production line using various processes to help in the grading, sorting and extraction of the apple concentrate to make some of the UK’s best-known cider brands. A high level of dexterity is required for the role as you will be expected to be keep up with the fast pace of the milling process.

Pay rates are £10.00 per hour for grade 2 and £12.50 per hour for grade 3.

An attendance bonus of £40 per week will be payable upon completing work for the full season.

Working hours are as follows:
0600 – 1800 & 1800 - 0600
Days only for the first 4 weeks whilst you are completing mandatory training and on-the-job training.
From week 5 you will be working 4 on/2 off rotating day and night shifts (6 to 6).
23.08.2021 – 17.09.2021 - 4 weeks training on the job with the early apples (days).
20.09.2021- 19.11.2021 - into a rotating pattern of 4 days/2 off/4 nights/2 off.

Duties & responsibilities will include: -
Maintain a flexible approach to work to meet team based work requirements.
Observe and maintain safety levels with particular attention to machinery and electrical equipment
Undertake training to meet food legislation requirements.
Operate and maintain machinery
Checking fruit to make sure it is of a good standard
Unload trailers if required  
Maintain a strict level of personal and workplace hygiene
As part of a team manage time and plan the schedule of work
Work as part of a busy team, but also be resourceful and make independent decisions as required
Liaise and communicate with other teams

The ideal candidate must be able to: -
Participate in the running of the team and the site as a whole
Work as part of a team and actively participate in team decision making
Show initiative, and work independently without supervision
Take on responsibility, and complete tasks set through to the end
Share and exchange information with others
Demonstrate a good level of English and computer literacy 

For your opportunity to work within one of the world’s best known brands, please apply today!


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