Skilled Production Operatives - am/pm rotation

Location: Huntingdon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £19,115 per year
Contact Name: Connie Ball

“Find a job you love and you'll never work another day in your life”

We are proud to be working in partnership with luxury chocolatier Hotel Chocolat to recruit Skilled Production Operatives (Skilled Operatives) for its Huntingdon site. These are permanent positions, available from the 25th May and offer the successful candidates an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic organisation in a progressive environment.

Working hours
Monday - Friday, 6am - 2pm / 2pm - 10pm, weekly rotation

Annual salary
£19,115 per year

Benefits you'll receive include:

 Free weekends
 We operate 24/5 rather than 24/7, so you’ll never have to work on weekends.

 Holidays
 25 days annual leave.

 Bonus
 All permanent employees are entitled to our discretionary bonus scheme.

 Life assurance
 You’ll be covered by our life assurance plan after three months.

 Hotel Chocolat discount
Hard work should be rewarded. You’ll receive seasonal gift cards and generous discounts including chocolate (naturally) and every other product in our range from award-winning alcohol to cocoa inspired cookery books. You’ll also receive 70% off your stay at our luxury resort in St Lucia.

 Sharesaver scheme
 A saving scheme that offers you the opportunity to buy shares in Hotel Chocolat plc.

 Eye tests
 It’s in all of our interest to keep you fit and healthy, and that includes your eyesight.

 Pension
 Contributory pension scheme.

 Cycle to work scheme
 Good for the environment and great if you can, available to all employees.

 Progression
 Excellent opportunities for career progression.

What makes working for this leading brand different? Well, that’s easy:

  1.  Since its inception in 1993, Hotel Chocolat has been raising the bar as an innovative, authentic, and ethical manufacturer, which is passionate about fairness, equality and giving back – three core qualities it also lives by as an employer.
  2. These qualities mean that Hotel Chocolat just keeps growing. To date, there are 103 stores across the UK and an international presence from Copenhagen to Hong Kong, a restaurant in London and a boutique hotel in St Lucia, employing over 1300 people. But it's not stopping there.
  3. Hotel Chocolat is committed to continually investing in its employees. Its mission is to ensure each person is given the opportunity to learn and grow alongside the business in a friendly and energetic working environment, where ideas flow and everyone is committed to achieving the same goals, together.

What will your role entail?

  • Working in a well-managed and collaborative production team, ensuring compliance with the production plan to deliver products on time, in full, and within agreed quality, health and safety measurements.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety systems and taking responsibility for your own health and safety, as well as those around you.
  • Operating machinery and ensuring you have the materials and tools available to enable continuous running.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Experience of a similar role in an environment where quality, health and safety are key.
  • High levels of dexterity and a keen eye for detail.
  • Food safety/hygiene certification (highly desirable).
  • A proactive, ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a passion for high standards.
  • A ‘working together as one’ approach – offering flexibility and a commitment to team success.
  • The ability to challenge constructively and receive feedback openly.

The interview process

Initial telephone/skype interviews will be conducted by a member of the gap professional team and employment referencing details sought. Following this, successful candidates will be put forward for an interview with Hotel Chocolat and those selected, offered a start date between the 25th May and 15th June 2020.­­

Please note: the company observes current guidelines on social distancing and all appropriate measures in support of the current situation are in place and operational.

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