Manufacturing/Surveying

Production Operative Bakery

Contract Full Time

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If you're looking for a role where you can make the most of your keen attention to detail, problem-solving skills and accurate, yet efficient working rate then we want to hear from you. Whether it's your first time in the role of Production Operative or you're ready for a change of scene then get in touch with Blue Arrow today. We're looking for a results-driven Production Operator to join our hard-working production line team.

You'll be the ensuring the factory products are the best quality, supporting in packing, operating machinery and general factory support. Your role is critical in ensuring the factory meets deliver.

Excellent pay rates between £10.00-£12.00per hour depending on your role. There is ongoing work available within this site and the opportunity for a permanent job.

You'll be working as part of the UK's leading bakery manufacturer and ensuring the food is at its best quality and reaches our stores on time!

From day one you'll get:

* Full paid training

* Overtime opportunities

* Competitive pay rates

* Instant access to Blue Arrow training portal

* Auto enrolment in pension scheme

* Job progression into other areas of the factory

* 28 days paid holiday

As a Production Operative you will have:

Close inspection and strong attention to detail
Good concentration skills
Manual dexterity and good using your hands
Basic computer skills (based on the increase of productivity and quality measurement through supply chain software applications)
Ability to work both independently and with a team (based on the type of machine they are on will depend on this)
Good problem solving
Methodical worker; ability to listen to instructions and carry them out step-by-step, in the right order
Reasonably good health as this role requires the individual to stand on their feet for most of a shift. It may also be necessary to move and lift heavy items safelyPersonal traits

You will be/have:

Self-motivated and driven by targets (these may be by number of items assembled, or work completed per hour)
Flexibility and appetite to learn; it's common to be moved around to learn different lines in the section of the factory
Reliable and punctual for every shift
Able to take a methodical approach and learn on the job
A positive person who can take initiative where appropriate
Leadership or team management skills are a bonusMain Duties/Responsibilities

As a Production Operative you will:

Work shift patterns days, afternoons and nights
Set up and use machinery, as well as working with hand tools
Meet personal as well as group/team performance objectives
Responsible for loading raw goods or materials onto the line, checking various checkpoints such as operating temperatures, overseeing the packaging of items, or conducting quality checks on products
Maintain a clean and safe environment at all times
Report any problems with the machinery or packing to your supervisor
Qualifications/Licences/Certifications/Experience

No specific qualifications or education subjects are required to do this roleDesirable:

A good level (GCSE or equivalent) of Maths and English would be useful
Any experience of working in a factory or warehouse and/or stacking shelves and organising stock in a retail role will also have given lots of skills that are relevant to an Production Operative roleWe have other roles available in Stores, Hygiene and the Packing Area. Please enquire via this job advert

So if you've got the skills we're looking for, and want to join our team at Blue Arrow, don't hesitate to apply or get in touch with us today

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