Location
Telford
Position
Factory Work - Telford
Contract Type
Permanent Contract
About the Role:

Exciting role within one of the UK’s largest Food Manufacturing Businesses with a great opportunity to progress further within the department.

If you have a keen interest to get into a role with progression or you have an interest in automation, click apply now.

Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £460 per four working days.

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: £10.00 per hour + £2 per hour bonus, when working weekends 
  • 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
  • £300 incentive payment (£150 paid at 13 weeks and £150 paid at 26 weeks continuous service T&Cs apply)
  • Opportunity to earn £250 if you successfully refer a friend or family member (T&Cs apply)
  • Training provided from day one
  • Opportunity to progress to a Machine Minder or Zone leader role with a pay increase of over 12% per hour

Purpose of the role

As an integral member of the Production team you will enable your lines and the rest of the site to meet different customer needs to the required quality and safety standards.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving agreed quality standards relating to temperature, grading, wrapping, preparation
  • Minimising down time of equipment through correct set up and changeovers of the lines.
  • Performing safety start up checks for machinery and your work area.
  • Weighing and packing product ready for despatch.
  • Manual handling, lifting equipment and product up to 20kg product
  • To pack and grade product to the required standard and meet the required packing rates as instructed by the section manager
  • You will adhere to health and safety at all times and follow all tasks in line with food safety rules

What we are looking for:

  • Basic level of English and basic numeracy skills
  • The ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively (various translators available for different nationalities )
  • 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 for Production Operative are 4 ON 4 OFF 06:00-18:30

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
  • Rolling out risk based Lateral Flow Testing across operational 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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