Lead operative

Market Drayton
£12.00 per hour

Lead operative – Days 

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hours: 06:00am – 18:00pm 

(4 on 4 off)

Salary: £12 per hour 


Palethorpes Bakery is an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. We are currently recruiting for a Lead operative on Day Shift. 

We have a variety of different positions available in our Production Team and are confident we have a role to suit everyone.



Days 06:00am-18:00pm 



  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Company Pension
  • 24 days annual leave holiday entitlement
  • Free Car Parking
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • PPE will be provided


Responsibilities Include:

  • Completion of prestart checks
  • Operation of lines, making sure lines are set up with correct tooling, identification discs and pastry.
  • Carry out all relevant paperwork.
  • Support Line Operatives on changeovers or as and when requested to.
  • CAYG/GMP standards.
  • Maintaining a neat and tidy work area.


What we need from you:

  • Good English understanding
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • An understanding of Health & Food safety
  • A positive attitude
  • Good attendance & punctuality

****To apply please email your CV / resume to: recruitment.palethorpes@compleatfood.com****