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Trussing Operative

Location:
Hereford
Position:
Factory Based
06 Apr 2021
Contract Type:
Various
Reference:
TRU-HER-2188
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Trussing Operative

Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £400 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 Trussing 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: £9.73 with shift allowance on top
Paid weekly 
Fixed Term Contract until mid June – Permanent positions available after mid June with a change of hours or the same hours but in a different department
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
Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved in the production and packaging of raw food products. You will adhere to health and safety at all times and follow all tasks in line with food safety rules.
 
Key responsibilities will include: 
• Trussing the whole birds 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

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: Mon-Fri 05:00-14:00 / 14:00-23:00 changing to Mon-Fri 05:00-14:00 / Sun-Thurs 14:00-23:00 mid June 2021   

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. 

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