Production Operatives

  • Job Reference: 00000632-1
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Avara Foods
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK’s largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.
 
We have a range of permanent and temporary 4, 8 or 12 week fixed term contracts available now. We are recruiting for a range of shifts including days, nights & weekends across a range of departments.  

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us. 
Join us as a Production Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life. 

Purpose of the role

As an integral member of the Production team you will enable your lines and the rest of the site to meet different customer’s needs to the required quality and safety standards for Avara Foods.

Depending on your department, the key responsibilities will include: 


• Achieving agreed quality standards relating to temperature, grading, wrapping, preparation, 
• Minimising down time of equipment through correct set up and changeovers of the lines. 
• Performing safety start up checks for machinery and your work area. 
• Weighing and packing products ready for despatch. 
• Manual handling, lifting equipment and products up to 20kg products 
• To pack and grade product to the required standard and meet the required packing rates as instructed by the section manager
• You will adhere to health and safety at all times and follow all task in line with food safety rules

 What we are looking for:

• Functional skills in English and Maths.
• The ability to work well within a team and communicate with all levels of staff.
• Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks

Experience within a production/manufacturing setting showing an understanding of a fast moving process is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.  

A little about us:

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

• Weekly Pay
• Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.
• Competitive Pension.
• A dynamic working environment.
• Realistic opportunities for training and development.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.