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Production Operatives - Newcastle & Gateshead

Food Manufacturing - Industrial
Ref: 4624 Date Posted: Wednesday 25 Jan 2023

Due to an exciting period of growth and an extremely busy order book, our client who have a strong name within the food industry are looking for Production Operatives to join them on a temp to perm basis. Working  a dayshift pattern, this is an excellent opportunity to progress your career with an exciting company. Our client is located in the Gateshead area, very close  to a Metro station but also offer free car parking, career progression and job security.

Working as a Production Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • General production tasks including blending and formulation of product
  • Machine operation
  • Maintain strict food-safe cleanliness following hygiene procedures
  • Quality inspection of product before dispatch
  • Assist distribution team with preparing orders ready to distribute
  • Assist with weekly stock checks
  • Manual Handling
  • Maintain company’s health & safety standards at all times ensuring correct PPE is worn at all times

The Ideal Production Operative Candidate

  • Ideally operated machinery previously within a production environment
  • Be confident completing paperwork and IT as required
  • Strong work ethic, able to work part of a team as well as individually
  • Able to hit targets as required and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment

The Hours

Hours of work as a Production Operator are 37.5 hours Monday to Friday 07.45am – 4.15pm

The Pay

As a production operator, you will receive a salary of £18,525.00 pa


If you are a production operator or have worked within a similar assembly role then we are very keen to speak with you as this is an excellent opportunity to secure long term temporary to permanent work with an exciting company. We would also welcome any applications from machine operatives or general warehouse operatives.

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