Position: Production Operative
Location: Standlake - Witney - Oxfordshire
Deliver fresh food as part of our friendly team - and enjoy some tasty rewards We`re looking for organised, hard-working people to join the Noble Foods Production team. As a Production Operative, you`ll work in a cutting-edge packing centre where you`ll help us get thousands of eggs (or other foods) to customers nationwide. It`s all about working together to meet targets and ensure the job gets done. That means you need to be good with people and brilliant in a team. You`ll also need to know about Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene. We`ll expect you to follow hygiene standards, minimise waste and keep a close eye on food quality.
Why Noble Foods? It`s a chance to be part of an innovative, fast-moving business with a £600m+ turnover - and very humble beginnings. Our story started in 1920 when William Dean sold eggs door to door from a basket. A hundred years later, we`re providing major stores and businesses with a range of much-loved brands. They include Big & Fresh, Heritage Breeds, Purely Organic and The Happy Egg Co., Britain`s market leader. Noble Foods also includes the Gü Puds Group, creators of drop-dead gorgeous desserts.
We offer a range of appetising benefits plus training and development in return for your hard work:
- Stakeholder Pension
- Special staff prices for eggs (a reduced rate per dozen)
- Staff offers on chicken
- PerkBox - a range of discounted items including cinema tickets, free drink of your choice per month from a High Street Coffee retailer and free mobile phone insurance
- Enhanced holiday scheme, which increases with length of service
- Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period)
The role: Work with the team leader and other operatives to achieve production targets and maximise efficiency Follow the company Health & Safety guidelines Identify areas of inefficiency and waste Tray wash Ensure that product is rotated to minimise waste To be mindful of product quality, integrity and tractability To complete to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is completed Maintain a respectful and constructive working relationship with colleagues and managers.
- Health & Safety
- Manual handling
- Manual/Electric pallet truck
- Safe systems of work
- Food handling/hygiene
Where you come in as a Production Operative… This part of the factory is where you will be packing the eggs carefully into boxes to be shipped off to their destination. They travel down the conveyor belt already in the cartons. You would be checking on the produce. The packaging is created as you go, making this a fast pace role. Once the eggs are boxed, they will be collected and taken to the next step within the warehouse. Fast paced environment.
Physical: The production process requires manual handling to an estimated maximum of 16 kilos. The bedend process requires repetitive bending. Several areas require the use of manual pallet trucks. The jobholder should have a reasonable level of fitness and should report any conditions that may be aggravated by the required activities.
Requirements: Driver with own vehicle - (non-drivers to be located within a 5-mile radius) Team Oriented and a great work drive.
If you would like to be considered for the role, please apply today!