Skilled Production Operative

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire,

Salary From: £27492

Salary To: £27492

Contact Name: Paulinamikolajewska

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Skilled Production Operative

Are you an experienced Skilled Production Operative? Have you worked in food production for several years and are looking for a role that can offer you career progression? Happy to work 8 hour shifts?

******* £27492 plus overtime ********

Working hours of a Skilled Production Operative:

Monday to Friday 14:00 – 22:00


· £12.04 per hour + 10% shift allowance

· Cycle to work scheme

· Holiday purchase scheme

· Canteen Facilities

· Christmas raffle

· All PPE provided

· Training to progress further in the business, fast-track opportunities to become Senior Operative and Team Leader

· Free parking

Duties of a Skilled Production Operative:

· Accurate weighing of all raw materials in line with product recipe specification (25 kilo-max batches). Note: can be up to 20-30 components per recipe.

· Use of electronic weighing scales

· Measuring in grams and kilos for up to 1200 kilo mixes

· Adherence to weighing procedures and use of SOP’s

· Incorporating GMP with all activities within the blending department

· Blending all raw material products in line with recipe specifications

· Adhering to timings of the blending indicated on the recipe specifications

· Cross check all recipe codes with raw material codes to ensure accuracy

· Understanding the health and safety implications of the blending process

· Handling approx. 600 raw products within the blending department

Skills needed to be a successful Skilled Production Operative:

  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
  • Good understanding of food safety principals and application
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to change tasks or departments as production requires
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, and follow instructions
  • Reliable, hard-working and can work within a team in a very busy, fast-paced environment
  • Good attendance, flexibility to hours and punctual
  • Willingness to learn and progress in your role

If you are interested, please click apply now and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.


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