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Production Operative - PM

Factory Work - Abergavenny
18 Nov 2020
30 Dec 2020
Contract Type:
Job Advert

Join Avara Foods now and you can earn a minimum of £360 a week before Christmas

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Our site in Abergavenny are looking for a fixed term contract Production Operatives to join our Operations Team at a very exciting time as we prepare for Christmas 2020. This role could lead to full time permanent opportunities.

What’s in it for you?

  • Weekly Pay
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Overtime available
  • Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.
  • Competitive Pension
  • A safe dynamic working environment
  • Realistic opportunities for training and development
  • Safety equipment and training provided from day 1
  • Realistic opportunities for training and development

It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK’s largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

Purpose of the role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved in the production and packaging of raw food products whilst adhering to food hygiene procedures. You will adhere to health and safety at all times and follow all tasks in line with food safety rules.

Depending on your department, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Weighing, assembling and packing products ready for despatch.
  • Labelling of products
  • To pack and grade product to the required standard and meet the required packing rates as instructed by Team Leader/Management
  • Manual handling, lifting equipment and products up to 20kg
  • Carry out all duties in line with bird welfare, food safety and HSE guidelines
  • Carry out all duties in line with customer specifications and requirements.
  • Wearing the required and correct PPE at all times
  • Co-operate in the continuous improvement of Avara Foods quality, safety and productivity standards.
  • Maintaining a clean production environment individually and as part of a team

Shifts Available:

The PM shift is currently 2.30pm to 11pm Tuesday to Thursday, 2.30pm to 9pm Friday, 8am to 4.30pm Saturday

During the busy Christmas period this shift pattern will change to a variable shift pattern including weekends, as such you must be willing and flexible to work including weekends. You will be provided with shift options when you start with us.  

A little about us: 

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying 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 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.