Factory Administrator

Market Drayton
£21,630 per annum

Palethorpes business produces chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices. The business has been producing products in this category since 1852 and innovation is high on its agenda. Palethorpes has a strong culture of consumer insight. This is underpinned by in-depth food knowledge, with dedicated on-site development chefs working on new products that are driven by food values and quality.

In the last 18 months, the business has invested £2 million to develop a unique chef-inspired cooking method, which produces consistently succulent meat. This is the first use of this technique in the market and has enabled Palethorpes to grow its market presence by winning substantial new business. Using the new technique, Palethorpes has developed several award-winning varieties of hot water short crust pastry pies.

To safeguard your own health and safety and that of others by practicing safe behaviours on site.

We are currently looking to recruit a Factory Administrator for our busy team in Market Drayton. The successful post holder will be required to manage and support the administration function within the factory. 


Duties Including:

  • Represent Palethorpes in a professional manner through phone calls and emails with managers and employees.
  • Handle correspondence and enquiries; internally and externally, by telephone, email and letter.
  • Supporting the department manager with identifying departmental training requirements
  • Processing and filing personnel related documentation for employees
  • Ensuring traceability paperwork is completed correctly and to a high standard


The Right Candidate:

  • Has previous experience in an administrative position within a busy organisation
  • Can deal with people at all levels of the organisation
  • Is a self-starter and uses own initiative
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience working to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage own workload
  • Proficient in use of MS Office
  • Well organised