Hygiene Operative

£23,149.40 - £24,347.60

At The Compleat Food Group we’re on a mission to create tasty food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’.

Our fantastic people are what make this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting, market leading brands.

When you work at The Compleat Food Group you’ll become part of a diverse, friendly team who take pride in the food they produce and have fun doing it. And, when you’re ready to take the next step, we’ll give you all the support you need to build your skills and progress to the next stage of your career.

Job Purpose

This role will be responsible for cleaning the production and peripheral areas as well as equipment within those areas in line with the company’s standards.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for delivering high standards of quality while performing cleaning tasks in the production and peripheral areas. Accountable for following the cleaning schedule.
  • Follow the Health and Safety (H&S) procedures and ensure all potential hazards are observed and reported 
  • Follow the company processes and site operating procedures in relation to food safety, hygiene, allergen control and maintain good manufacturing practices (GMP) throughout the shift
  • Follow the clean as you go policy and maintain high standards of personal hygiene 
  • Deliver high standards of quality ensuring the production, peripheral areas and the equipment within those areas are cleaned in line with site standards and customer specification
  • Carry out all cleaning tasks and visual inspections as per cleaning schedule and in line with the Cleaning Instruction Card (CIC) instructions
  • Use and maintain all equipment in a correct manner and report any machine/equipment issues 
  • Complete and submit documentation accurately and in a timely manner to ensure traceability is maintained
  • Minimise the environmental impact by following the company waste disposal procedures
  • Meet relevant KPIs and targets assign by the Supervisor/Manager
  • Support new product development (NPD) process
  • Report any anomalies and non – conformance to Supervisor/Manager
  • Assist in day to day operation and provide cover and support to other operatives if necessary
  • You may be assigned to other tasks and you will be expected to perform any reasonable requests as requested


  • Free onsite parking
  • Long service awards
  • 2 Volunteering days a year
  • Company pension
  • Staff shop every Friday
  • Training & Development


The right candidate will have a passion for food and an enthusiasm to learn on the job in a fast paced sector of the industry.



  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene (preferable)
  • Essential Hygiene and Chemical Awareness (preferable)
  • Level 1/2 HACCP (preferable)
  • ESOL Entry 2 or equivalent (preferable)


Key Skills:

  • Ability to follow safe working practices and instructions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workload 
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Work well under time pressure