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Production Operative

Factory Work - Brackley
18 May 2021
15 Jun 2021
Contract Type:
Job Advert

Production Operative

Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £372 per week. 

As one of the UK's largest food businesses, we are playing a critical role in keeping the nation fed. We are continuing to operate and are looking for motivated people to join our team as a Production Operative. With ambitious growth plans, we are continually investing in our facilities and our people, with opportunities to develop and build your career with us.

What’s in it for you?

  • Hourly pay rate: starting at £9.09 per hour
  • Paid weekly
  • Guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime
  • Employee benefits include a competitive pension and access to lifestyle and wellbeing resources
  • A safe dynamic working environment
  • Training and development opportunities from day one

Purpose of the role
As a Production Operative you will have the ability to understand and adhere to food hygiene procedures. Comply with company policies and procedures and be able to follow instructions as directed by Section Manager or other members of the management team. You will adhere to health and safety at all times and follow all tasks in line with food safety rules.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Ensuring all birds are correctly placed on the production line whilst observing strict bird welfare requirements
  • Wearing the required and correct PPE at all times
  • Cleaning equipment and modules on a rotation schedule
  • Lifting in the region of 2kg per bird on a repetitive basis
  • Sorting of chicken by-products
  • Temperature checking of chicken by- products
  • Trussing chickens ready for film wrapping
  • Supplying the line with raw material
  • Grading quality of chickens
  • Loading of trailers
  • Monitoring the water plant and FDS plant

What we are looking for:

  • Good level of English and basic numeracy skills
  • The ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively
  • Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks
  • Experience within a production/manufacturing environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

Working Hours: 

Monday to Friday start times between 06:15 and 06:45 finishing at 18:00 (4 out of 5 days)

Or Sunday to Thursday 18:00 – 03:00 (please note that some departments will work 15:40-02:30 on Sunday only)   

A little about us:

Avara Foods supply chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people.

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe:

  • Daily temperature screening
  • Social distancing measures – including floor markers and 2m separation where possible
  • Screens and barriers installed at workstations and canteens
  • PPE and face coverings required in all shared spaces
  • Additional facilities and amenities to reduce congestion
  • Increased cleaning regimes across sites

If you’re ready to work in alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer