Production Operative

Market Drayton
£11.77 per hour

Job Title: Production Operative

Company: The Compleat Food Group

Location: Palethorpe's Bakery, Market Drayton, TF9 3AL

Salary: £11.77p/h 

Hours: 6am-6pm (4on4off)


About Us: At The Compleat Food Group, we're always raising the savoury bar and crafting delicious pies and sausage rolls that delight taste buds across the nation. Based at our Palethorpe's Bakery in Market Drayton, we're looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our savoury squad as Production Operative's. If you've got a knack for fast-paced food production, a keen eye for detail, and a love for all things pastry, then you might just be the perfect filling for our team!


Job Description: 

We are seeking a dedicated and reliable Production Operative's to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess excellent attention to detail, and have a passion for producing high-quality food products. This role involves working on production lines, conducting quality checks, handling raw meats, and operating within a flour environment. The ability to lift up to 25kg pastry pins and perform repetitive tasks is essential.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Operate Production Lines: Work efficiently on fast-paced production lines to meet daily production targets. Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure the quality and consistency of food products.
  2. Quality Checks: Conduct regular quality checks on raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods to maintain high standards of quality and safety. Identify and report any deviations from specifications.
  3. Handling Raw Meats: Handle and process raw meats (pork) according to food safety regulations and company protocols. Adhere to strict hygiene practices to prevent cross-contamination and ensure product integrity.
  4. Flour Environment: Work in an environment where flour is present, following proper safety precautions to minimize the risk of allergen contamination and maintain cleanliness.
  5. Lifting and Handling: Lift and manoeuvre heavy objects such as 25kg pastry pins and other materials as required. Follow safe lifting techniques to prevent injury and maintain personal safety.
  6. Repetitive Tasks: Perform repetitive tasks as part of the production process, maintaining focus and attention to detail to ensure consistent product quality.
  7. Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with team members and supervisors to ensure smooth operations and efficient production flow. Communicate any issues or concerns promptly to minimize disruptions.
  8. Adherence to Health and Safety Regulations: Strictly adhere to health and safety regulations, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), following hygiene protocols, and participating in safety training programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in a food production environment preferred.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Basic understanding of food safety and hygiene practices.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts and weekends as required.
  • General warehouse duties

Benefits to Include:

  • 24 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Enhanced rates for all overtime
  • Free Parking
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • Sink your teeth into discounts with our online and high-street retailer discount scheme and benefits portal.
  • Take care of yourself with our employee well-being and community support groups, ensuring you're as happy and healthy as can be.
  • Join us in spreading sweetness with charity initiatives and team events that'll warm your heart.
  • 24/7 access to Grocery Aid
  • 12 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), because everyone needs time to recharge (pro rata).
  • Rise through the ranks with informal and formal training and career development opportunities through our individual online LMS portal.
  • Secure your future with our company pension plan

At The Compleat Food Group, we're more than just a food company. We believe in creating a culture where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to bring their unique flavours to the table. Join us, and together, we'll be number one for culture.


Recruitment Note: We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.


If you're available immediately and ready to take the next step in your career and become a part of something truly special at The Compleat Food Group, apply now!