Food Production Operative, Shirebrook

Rotating 4 on/4 off: 6am - 6pm / 6pm - 6am

£7.93 - £8.46 per hour

Nottinghamshire, Shirebrook

Temp to Perm

Food Sector, Industrial

Food Production Operative



Earn up to £1,421.28 per month**


**pre tax, based on an average 42 hour working week at £8.46 per hour


Due to a continued increase in business, we are seeking Food Production Operatives to work at a well established food specialist in Shirebrook.

Successful candidates can be offered training on multiple machines within the production facility.

This position is temporary to permanent over a 12 week period for the right candidate.


Key responsibilities can include:

  • Labelling, packing and palletising
  • Operating machinery
  • Weighing and mixing ingredients
  • Lifting raw ingredients into mixers (up to 25KGs)
  • Temperature, PH and viscosity checks and completing associated paperwork
  • General factory duties, including washing and cleaning of production equipment and work areas


Required Experience:

  • Experience working in the food production or machine operating experience is desirable
  • Food Hygiene (Level 2) training would be advantageous, but not required
  • Please note: heavy lifting is required as part of this position


Hours of work/pay:

  • £7.93 / £8.46 per hour, rising after 12 weeks to £8.66 per hour
  • Rotating Continental shifts: 4 days on 6am-6pm, 4 shifts off, 4 nights on 6pm-6am
  • Average of 42 hour paid weeks
  • Overtime paid at a premium rate after 12 weeks


Pay can rise further after training on key machinery when permanent!


To apply for this position please send your CV to or call Toni on 01623 643777.

This vacancy is advertised by Essential Recruitment (a recruitment business).



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