Food Production Operative

Location: Wythenshawe,Greater Manchester
Position Type: Temporary
Rate information/Working hours: £7.75 - +overtime

Food Production Operative

Hours: 22:00-06:00 Monday – Friday (NIGHT SHIFT)

Rates: £7.75/hr (+overtime)

Heads Recruitment is looking for individuals to join one of the oldest family-owned food production companies in England. Based in the Wythenshawe area of Manchester (Roundthorn Industrial Estate), they have been making quality food products for over 130 years. This is a full time, ongoing position where full training will be provided to successful candidates.

Food Production Operative

The Role

The manufacturing process of food products is highly mechanised. As a production operative, your work will include:

  • Packing and production line work including checking products for quality on the production line and removing defective items
  • Keeping machines supplied with materials and labels
  • Reporting machine faults to shift supervisors and maintenance staff
  • Making minor adjustments to machine settings to handle changes from one type of product or container to another.
  • You would be expected to keep the machines and production areas clean during the shift. Depending on your duties.

The Candidate

To be a Food Production Operative and a successful candidate for this position you will need to have:

  • Good observational skills to spot defective products
  • Patience to carry out repetitive tasks
  • The ability to work quickly to meet production targets
  • Good team working skills and the ability to work on your own
  • The ability to follow strict health and safety guidelines and quality procedures
  • Good standards of personal hygiene
  • A willingness to work flexibly.

****THe job will start in January 2018, therefore we will be holding interviews (for the succesful candidates) at the beginning of the month****

Possessing Food Hygiene Level 2 certificate would be of advantage but isn’t essential.

This is a very exciting opportunity, If you think this position sounds right for you and you would like to apply please send your CV via this portal or call HEADSA on 0161 746 7908.

Contact: Heads A Industrial Division (
Posted on website: 30/01/2018

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