Food Production Operative, Shirebrook

Rotating Continental shifts: 4 days on 6am-6pm, 4 shifts off, 4 nights on 6pm-6am

£7.38 / £7.83 per hour, rising to £8.03 per hour after 12 weeks


Full Time, Temp to Perm


Food Production Operative




Immediate starts available


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 trained 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
  • Weighing and mixing ingredients
  • Lifting raw ingredients into mixers (up to 25KGs)
  • Operating machinery
  • 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, and / or machine operating experience is desirable
  • Food Hygiene (Level 2) training is advantageous, but not required
  • Please note: heavy lifting is required as part of this position


Hours of work/pay:

  • £7.38 / £7.83 per hour, rising after 12 weeks (pay rate TBC due to April wage increases)
  • Rotating Continental shifts: 4 days on 6am-6pm, 4 shifts off, 4 nights on 6pm-6am
  • 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 Billy on 01623 643777.


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

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