Food Laboratory Technician

£12.50 per hour
Posted: 17 January 2023
Expires: 16 February 2023

Our client, a leading Food Manufacturer in Horsforth are recruiting for a Food Lab Technician on a temporary to permanent basis.

Hours of work: 06:00am-16:00pm, Monday to Thursday

Pay: £12.50 per hour

Main duties include:

  • Ensure all incoming deliveries are inspected, recorded on data sheet, report any issues to line manager
  • Check all deliveries to ensure no infestation in vehicle
  • Complete traceability records in incoming goods log, recording batch numbers and relevant details.
  • Ensure certificates of conformance are received with deliveries
  • Participate in taste panel reviews
  • Calibration of quality machines
  • Training staff on duties
  • Working to strict food safety guidelines

The successful candidate will:

  • Excellent communication skills, written & verbal
  • Be an organised person
  • Be able to complete & control paperwork accurately
  • Familiar with Food Safety & certificated
  • Ideally have COSHH awareness
  • Able to communicate at various levels, staff-management

Immediate interviews available, please apply today or call us on 0113 204 8585.

gap personnel are operating as an employment business.

Job Types: Full-time, Temp to perm

Contract length: 3 months

Salary: £12.50 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Please note
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list Bakery Operative
Posted: 18 January 2023
Expires: 17 February 2023

Job Title: Bakery Operative

Location: Mamhilad Park Estate, Pontypool

Pay Rate: £10.90

Contract: Permanent


gap personnel Cardiff, are currently recruiting for 2 Bakery Operatives to join a fast growing food manufacturing.

You will be joining a company that specialise in making savoury products and shipping it all over the UK.

As a Bakery operator you will be expected to support in all areas of production from loading machines to loading ovens.


  • Loading machines with product.
  • Mixing pastry
  • Moving racks in and out of ovens
  • Quality checking
  • Weighing ingredients 
  • Measuring ingredients 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working in factory environment or a similar role.

Available shift patterns & Benefits:

  • Mixing role: Sunday 9am - 5pm, Monday to Thursday 5am - 3pm

Successful candidates will be a pro-active team worker, liaising and co-operating with all members of staff. Operate within the confines of company policy and procedure requirements, including integrity and confidentiality in respect of the business. Abide by health and safety legislation in respect of yourself and others.

Sound like the job for you? Click APPLY to upload your CV and one of our friendly team will be in contact. Don’t have a CV? Call the office on (phone number removed) and the team will help you with your registration.

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list Sales/Customer Service Advisor
£25k per annum + £4500 OTE
Posted: 18 January 2023
Expires: 17 February 2023

gap personnel, acting as an employment business, are recruiting for x3 Sales/Customer Service Administrators on a permanent basis for our wholesale client based in Wolverhampton (WV6).

This is a very exciting role for an innovative and experienced individual, to grow with us at a time of expansion. Reporting to Senior Sales and Customer Services and being part of friendly team. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, articulate and customer focused. The main aim of the Customer Services Representative is to provide excellent service and to meet and exceed our customers’ requirements as well as achieving sales growth.

Job Duties

  • Outbound business to business sales calls to include lapsed customers, new customers (cold calling) and upselling to existing customers.
  • Processing orders via telephone, fax and email onto a bespoke CRM system.
  • Processing inbound queries via both telephone and email quickly and professionally.
  • Support the retention and growth of the customer base by continually liaising with current customers and prospecting for new customers via own initiative or using our call list system.
  • Regularly updating the customer database to ensure that all details are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Advising customers of available products and offering alternatives that best fit their needs.
  • Form meaningful customer relationships through conversations where you identify, understand and meet their needs, providing access to specialist advice where required.
  • Liaising with warehouse and distribution to ensure orders arrive on time.
  • Log customer issues as well as responding to and solving customer problems / queries / complaints.
  • General administrative duties.
  • Take on any other responsibilities or tasks that are within your skills and abilities whenever reasonably asked.

Ideal Candidates:

  • You’ll need to be a highly organised, confident and an articulate individual who can work effectively under pressure.
  • Experienced in business to business sales.
  • You will need to have good time management skills and able to prioritise your workload.
  • The ability to work well within a team across a range of people and recognise opportunities to secure increased business on behalf of the Company.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.
  • Work accurately with attention for detail.
  • Self-motivated and passionate.


  • Straight permanent position
  • £25k per annum + additional £4.5k OTE and bonuses
  • 9am till 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Free Parking
  • Staff Discounts
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

If this is a role you would be interested in, please get in touch on 01902422940 or apply online with your CV

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list Food Production Operative Weekend
34.5 hours over 3 days, OT paid @ x1.5
Posted: 16 January 2023
Expires: 15 February 2023

Location: Exeter outskirts, EX5


Hours: Weekend shift, 3 days a week

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 7am – 7pm

Hourly Salary: £11.76ph (earn up to £400 for 3 shifts)

Role Type: Temp to Perm


gap personnel Exeter are recruiting for 6 food production operatives on a temporary ongoing basis on the outskirts of Exeter. You will be joining a local company that are the leading supplier of premium sous-vide and prepared meals in the UK; they supply unique products to a broad range of foodservice providers in the travel, leisure, casual dining and hospitality sectors.

The site prides itself in being an inclusive employer that encourages individual growth. The team produces exceptional food at high standards, and they look for those same standards and level of commitment from all of their staff in whatever role they play within the business

The role of a food production is varied with duties including:

  • Preparing fresh meat, vegetables, spices and flavourings as per recipe
  • Batch cooking of products
  • Stock rotation and management
  • Weighing and preparing of ingredients
  • Labelling and packaging of baked goods
  • Ensuring temperatures are correctly logged and followed

Shift Rota Pattern:

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7am – 7pm
  • 1 hour break – 30 mins unpaid, 30 mins paid
  • 34.5 paid hours per week over just 3 days

Essential for the role:

  • A passion for food
  • Able to get to site for the working hours

The site offers free tea & coffee, free food (all freshly cooked) and all PPE is provided.

Successful candidates we be a pro-active team worker, liaising and co-operating with all members of staff. Operate within the confines of company policy and procedure requirements, including integrity and confidentiality in respect of the business. Abide by health and safety legislation in respect of yourself and others.


Sound like the job for you? Click APPLY to upload your CV and one of our friendly team will be in contact. Don’t have a CV? Call the office on 01392 273665, and we will help you with your registration.

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list Production Operative
39 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Posted: 13 January 2023
Expires: 12 February 2023

Location: Crediton, EX17

Job Role: Production Operative

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 10.30am to 6.30pm, Friday 10.30am to 5.30pm

Hourly Rate: £10.25ph

Role Type: Temporary to Permanent

gap personnel are recruiting for 2x production operatives based in Crediton, with immediate starts. The company is offering temp to perm opportunities to the right candidates.

As a Production Operative you will join a team that specialise in pharmaceutical products and distribute throughout the UK. Although previous experience is desired, it isn’t essential as you will be provided with full and extensive training. The site has multiple departments where you can find a role that suits you.

Job Responsibilities:

•  Weighing of ingredients

•  Ensuring product is kept at correct temperature

•  Quality checks

•  Following food hygiene regulations

Additional Information

•  Full Training will be provided, though production experience is beneficial 

•  PPE provided

•  Applicants must be physically fit as some heavy lifting is involved

•  Applicants must be 18 or over due to the site health and safety requirements

To apply for this Production Operative role, please submit your CV via the ‘Apply Now’ button or contact our Exeter Office for more information.

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list Production Operatives
Posted: 03 August 2022
Expires: 01 March 2023

Job Description

Job Term: Temporary ongoing with permanent opportunities for the successful applicants.

Working hours: MONDAY TO FRIDAY Rotating 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm


Pay: £10.00p/h

The job

Working in a fast-paced environment, duties will include:

  • Packing and palletising products
  • De-boxing and feeding products into machinery
  • Quality checking products to ensure all food is to a high standard
  • Carrying out any additional duties including housekeeping and general health and safety


  • Paid breaks with access to a recently refurbished subsidised canteen area
  • Free hot drinks on shift
  • Free parking
  • Temp-to-perm positions with amble opportunities to further your career in the food production industry

Please note: some roles require heavy lifting (within lifting regulations). You will be required to pass a health and safety induction before commencing work, which includes written and spoken English assessments. 


If this role is of interest, please call 01270 581 888 or e-mail us at

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Industrial Cleaner
£11.59 per hour inc shift allowance
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

Position: Hygiene Operative

Rate of pay: £10.09 +£1.50 per hour shift allowance (£11.59)

Hours of Work: 10pm – 7am

Job Role: Working as part of the hygiene team to ensure excellent standards are maintained as well as supporting the smooth running of Production.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To remove the waste of any product left over from production
  • To clean equipment and facilities to the standards as set out by site and customer standards
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for completion of hygiene tasks
  • Clean down of machinery and production areas as per Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure all chemicals are used as specified and within procedures outlined
  • Ensure that floors are swept and cleared down as appropriate
  • Completion of line wash downs in a timely and consistent manner including changeovers
  • Build-up of machinery after hygiene work has been completed
  • Raise any training issues with HR or the Training Manager
  • Maintain a clean as you go area and demonstrate good manufacturing practice (GMP)
  • Support the need for change and actively get involved in continually looking for ways to improve performance
  • Takes part in Continuous Improvement activities and contribute suggestions to improve line performance
  • Help during changes on the line learning new skills as required
  • Work on different lines and areas where required
  • Comply with all company procedures and codes of practice to ensure a safe and hygienic workplace
  • Complete regular/routine tasks without being asked
  • Focus on attention to detail and maintaining high standards.
  • Other duties relating to this role and Production Environment

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience in a fast paced food manufacturing environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction
  • Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner
  • Knowledge of chemicals and machinery which is used in the clean down process
  • Understanding of Environmental requirements and responsibilities


  • cleaning: 2 years (preferred)

If you are interested and think you are suitable for this role, please send your CV to

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list Warehouse Operative 4on4off
£10.01- £14.99
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

We are currently recruiting Warehouse operatives in Kirkby L33, Knowsley Industrial park.

You will be part of the gap personnel team working on an ongoing basis

Candidates will be required to work in a fast-paced warehouse.

The role will include picking items from locations guided by a hand-held scanner, Candidates will locate the stock isle, pick the correct stock, use a hand-held scanner to scan the item barcode & pack item.

Tipping a container and checking stock quantities are correct. Moving all stock to a designated location and picking items to be delivered to stores.

Once all items are picked, candidates will be required to send the stock items to the packing area ready for distribution.

All candidates will receive full training however due to the nature of the work and the fast-paced environment; we are ideally looking for candidates to have previous warehouse or equivalent experience in a fast-paced environment

Do you feel like this role would be suitable for you?

Look no further and start your journey with us today!!

Available shifts:6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am rolling shifts on a 4 on 4 off basis


Days- £10.01 per hour Overtime £13.35 per hour

Nights- £11.65 per hour Overtime £14.99

Break entitlement: All 12-hour shifts have 2x30 minute break 1 paid 1 unpaid.

Company Benefits:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Canteen
  • Lockers

Contract period: Temporary contract, no fixed term.

Perm opportunities available after a minimum of 12 weeks and if there is a need from Matalan.

Transport Required: This site is on a public bus route, no need to have own transport but to have own transport is an advantage


  • Runs every 20 minutes from Liverpool Central (needs a connecting bus or would need to cycle 15 minutes)


  • From city centre- 21 bus route, 20x bus route (runs through Walton, Fazakerly)
  • From Huyton- 898 or 899 (also runs through Croxteth) 217 (runs from Halewood to Belle Vale onto Huyton)
  • From Kirkby- 97a, 98a or X3 all run locally throughout the day.
  • From Anfield/Everton- 19
  • From Croxteth- 14a

To apply for this exciting opportunity or for any more information in regard to the position advertised you can: -

Call the office on 0333 344 6977

Send us a message on WhatsApp 07485301488

Please state your

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Where you saw the job advert
  • And “KIRKBY”

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list Auto Electricians / Vehicle assemblers
£10 per hour
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

We are looking for Auto electrician / Vehicle Assemblers to join the team at one of our rapidly growing clients in Haslingden!

Great opportunity to work for market leading manufacturer of temperature controlled commercial vehicles!



Interviews taking place at Head Office in Haslingden.

Immediate start available for the successful candidates.



Temporary to permanent contract after completing 12 weeks


Successful candidate will be involved but not limited to assembling and fitting various parts of vehicles and electrical aspects: wiring cables, fitting lights, tail lifts etc. 

Great attention to details and ability to follow written instructions is essential


Previous experience in similar environment is preferred.


This is a very manual role, so candidates must be physically fit


Shifts & Rates of Pay:

Mon to Thurs: 6 am - 4 pm - £10 per hour


Overtime is paid after 39 hours. Monday to Saturday time and a half and double time on Sunday.



Benefits that client offers once you are employed directly:

• Discount on food and retail shopping, days out and holidays

• Medical and counseling support 

• Cycle to work scheme

• Further pay increases based on skill set



If you are interested and have relevant skills please submit your CV to

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list FLT Counterbalance Nights
£13.80ph at a basic rate and £17.25ph overtime
Tamworth, Dordon
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023




22.00-06.00- 30 MIN BREAK

£13.80PH PLUS OVER TIME @ £17.25ph



We are working with a BRAND-NEW site based in the Dordon, Tamworth B781TX  area and we are looking for Counterbalance FLT Drivers for this fantastic opportunity.

This company is an international company with a friendly and approachable team leaders and management team.

The schedule for this role is every Tuesday-Saturday night shifts- £13.80 per hour with the opportunity for over time at an enhanced rate at £17.25ph

What this role includes:

  • Loading and unloading stock from lorries
  • Moving the stock around the warehouse to make more room
  • Operating FLT Counterbalance Trucks

**You will need a valid FLT counterbalance license to apply**

Something great about this company is that they don’t believe staff should have to pay for their meals during shifts so… all meals are provided free of charge; all you must do is choose what you want from the menu!

There are a lot of other benefits that come along with this role such as:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Pension scheme with option for 5% employee, 10% employer
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Online and high street discounts
  • 25 Days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays!
  • Death in service policy
  • Staff discounts
  • Reward and recognition platforms
  • Opportunities for extended training on different Trucks

After 12 weeks there is an opportunity to go permanent which all of the above applies to^^

Candidates will be required to take a drugs and alcohol test before undertaking 1 week of training shifts on days. 

If you are interested in this role then please call 01159347000 or apply here. 


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list Farm Assistants wanted
£10ph at a basic rate
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

Farm Assistant required in Hackthorn, Lincoln LN2

This is a great opportunity for anyone who enjoys working outdoors. 

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 07:00am - 16:00pm and every other weekend on a rota basis for a few hours in the morning

Pay: Paid weekly at £10 PH

General Tasks:

  • General outdoor maintenance of the farm ie fixing fences, sheds etc. (Tool experience needed)
  • Loading trailers on the farm with feed sacks and spreading the feed
  • Rounding up livestock onto trailers
  • Loading and unloading hay bales - heavy lifting involved 

We are looking for candidates that are comfortable with outdoor work, happy to work in a more physical role, reliable (as the animals need feeding) and flexible to work a few hours on alternating weekends.

Due to the location your own transport is essential.

If you are interested in this role then please call 0115 934 7000 or apply through here.

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list FLT Counterbalance Drivers wanted x3
£11.71ph at a basic rate and up to £23.42ph overtime
Derby, Burnaston
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

Here at Gap Personnel, we are working with a site based in Burnaston, Derby. We are looking for x3 FLT Counterbalance Drivers who are looking for long term and wanting to expand their experience. This site is a large international car manufacturer.

Hours & Pay:

Working on a weekly rotation Monday-Friday, 05:30-14:30 one week then 15:00-00:00 the week after. You will be paid £11.71ph with overtime of £17.57ph on week days and Saturdays up to £23.42ph on Sundays. (Pay increases after 12 weeks)

Job Role:

  • Loading and unloading trailers – Undercover into the main building
  • Using FLT Trucks
  • Loading and unloading parts from trucks and the warehouse
  • Working to production targets to help with the production flow
  • Moving parts around the warehouse.


  • In house training is offered
  • Good site facilities
  • Genuine temp to perm roles offered after 12 weeks
  • Friendly team
  • Ongoing training can be offered for growth

Ideal Candidate

  • FLT Experience required
  • All in-date FLT counterbalance certificates are accepted
  • In house certificates by Npors, RTITB and ITSSAR accepted.

If you are interested in this role then please email your FLT certificates to subject “DERBY FLT JOB” and include your phone number and name then we will call you straight back.

For more information please call 01159347000

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list Recycling Operative - Monday to Friday
£9.51ph at basic rate
Posted: 01 February 2023
Expires: 03 March 2023

Training Opportunities for FLT Driving offered here...

 This site is the largest supplier of IBA Materials, there are 25 trucks on site that deliver recycled products. They offer a full service for removal of any type of waste.

We are looking for x 3 candidates to start on our weekly rotating shifts 06:00-14:30/14:00-22:30 with the pay being £9.51ph plus over time rates. 

What will I be doing?

  • Production line- sorting through aggregate, sorting metal and plastics into the correct containers.
  • Shoveling waste into correct bins
  • General tidying around work stations, and occasional spillages
  • Scraping off waste that is passing through the machines using tools

You will be provided with full PPE such as:

  • Gloves and goggles
  • Jumpsuit to go over clothes
  • Helmet

This client offers a permanent contract after 12 weeks, which will come with training benefits to further your experience and knowledge such as Forklift licences, Machine Operating etc. 

We will be holding a walk-about, so you can go see where you will be working and get to meet some of the staff

If you would like to come and join us then please give our office a call on 01159347000 or apply through here

We look forward to hearing from you!

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