Production Operative

Production Operative

  • Location

    Trafford Park

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Machine / Production Operator
FMCG Manufacturing
Trafford Park, Manchester

A leading FMCG manufacturer in Manchester is seeking Permanant Production Operatives to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. This company can offer excellent career development and progression for those who want it, to Line Technician and beyond (management level roles - Team Leader) Excellent training and development.

Your role would be machine operating, general production, packing, mixing, palletising and de-boxing on production lines from raw materials through to finished goods. You would work closely with Line technicians and line leaders to meet the requirements of the production plans, whilst maintaining health, safety, quality and food safety standards.


This shift pattern for this role, would be expected to be:

12x hour shifts
6am-6pm / 6pm-6am
2 weeks of days and 2 weeks of nights
"2 on, 3 off, 2 on"
"2 off, 3 on, 2 off"

(Further information on shifts can be given upon telephone screen

Production Operative – Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Comply with all Health and Safety policies and procedures ensuring that the work environment is safe at all time
  • Comply with all Food Safety and quality policies and procedures
  • Complete technical paperwork as per audit requirements
  • Ensure hygiene/GMP are maintained in line with BRC standards (clean as you go)
  • To run the production lines in the most efficient manner in order to hit the daily production plan. Any faults/downtimes to be communicated to a line technician/line manager
  • Attending team briefs or any other manufacturing meetings as required
  • Responsible for changeovers, equipment and process control checks - Retail packaging equipment
  • Ensuring CCP checks and SIC recording is done according to procedures (downtime and waste)
  • Printing and verification of product outer label
Required skills, knowledge and experience:
We are seeking candidates from a similar food production or warehouse operative environment, with a pro-active,results driven mind-set. Ideally you will have knowledge of stock control processes. Basic food hygiene certificate and H&S quals such as IOSH are desirable but not essential.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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