Machine Minders (Fresh Produce / Food Manufacturing)

Cordant People
Kings Lynn
£9.29/hour Additional Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cordant Recruitment are working in partnership with a well established fresh produce food manufacturing business recruiting for experienced Machine Minders to oversee the running of; weigh-head, baggers, check weighers, metal detectors, vertical form fillers & tray lines.

It is an exciting time to be joining the company following continued success within the market place.

These roles would suit individuals within a food / fresh produce environment with a technical / mechanical mindset working in a comparable role; Machine Minder, Machine Operator, Machine Setter, Line Operator, Technical Operator or Leading Hand

Interested ? Please read on..................

Day Shift Machine Minders / Technical Operators Job Description:

Hours: 10:30am - 10pm, 4 on 4 off (Flexibility may be required)

Role Overview

As an essential member of the High Care team you will operate all machines on either bagging or tray lines and pack products allocated to that line, completing all relevant checks and paperwork. You will be expected to maintain legislative, safety, hygiene and production standards.

Key area of responsibility

* Operating efficiently all necessary machines e.g - weigh-head, bagger, check- weigher, metal detector on bagging vertical form fill lines/ Tray lines
* Running & Operating all ancillary machines/equipment necessary during the daily operation of these lines
* Consistently checking all finished products for quality issues
* Completing all associated paperwork accurately and at the appropriate time
* Liaising with dispatch regarding order quantities to minimise over packs and reduce waste
* Communicating with flume & mixing teams to ensure relevant materials are prepared and ready for production lines
* Liaising with engineering about machine breakdowns at the right time to reduce downtime

Essential Skills and Experience

* Numerate and Literate
* Basic Food Hygiene certificate (training provided where necessary)
* Basic Health & Safety certificate (training provided where necessary)
* Manual Handling trained (training provided where necessary)
* Good communication skills
* Good team player
* Good command of written and spoken English
* Must be flexible
* Culture fit

Desirable Skills

* Experience of vertical form-fillers e.g Bosch/Sandiacre/GIC baggers would be an advantage
* A mechanical & technically minded aptitude would be an advantage

This role is commutable from Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Spalding, Boston, Huntingdon, Chatteris, March, Swaffham, Holbeach, Hunstanton & surrounding areas to these

Interviews are to take place ASAP with immediate starts for the right calibre of candidates


PMP Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy