Machine Operative

Location
Rogerstone, Newport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Closes
10 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Machine Operative

About RF Brookes

RF Brookes is part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, based at Rogerstone, Newport. We are a large food manufacturer creating high quality meals for our customers employing 1700 employees. As we continue to grow, we have a number of vacancies which we hope will be of interest to you and offer a career path within food manufacturing.

You will report to the Factory Shift Manager and the shift pattern will be based on 7-day fortnight working the following:

7-day Fortnight, weekdays 7:00-18:00, Thursday 06:45-18:00, weekends 07:00-18:30. An example of the days are below:

Week 1: Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday

Week 2: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

With this shift pattern, you will only work 183 shifts per year, an average of 15 days per month.

At RF Brookes we advertise an equivalent pay rate as we want to be transparent– we have adjusted our pay rate of £9.86 to reflect the fact that we pay breaks so that you can compare us like for like with companies that do not pay breaks. So to clarify when you work for us your pay rate looks lower at £9.55 as we pay you for breaks.

We also pay £10 Attendance Bonus for each Saturday and Sunday worked (terms and conditions apply)
If this shift pattern is not suitable for you, we have various shift patterns so please get in touch with us to discuss further

About the role

In your role as Machine Minder, you will be responsible for setting up and operating the day to day operation of machinery (depositing/ packaging /automated depositing system in high care or in line cook / cooling processes in low care) within your area ensuring the machines are set up to the safety
and control standards. You will be the key contact to ensuring the machines are kept safe, clean and tidy at all times and conduct checks along with completing documentation. You will also be required to assist with the production, working on the assembly line as and when required.

About you

The food manufacturing industry is fast paced, so we require pace and agility along with resilience to ensure we continue to exceed our customers expectations. As our company is customer focused so it is key that we understand the ever increasing quality standards, therefore you will need to be self motivated, detail focused, flexible, a great communicator and a good team player.

Knowledge of the food industry is an advantage but transferable skills are appreciated so if you have a can do attitude, attention to detail and a desire to ensure high quality your very welcome to apply as training will be provided to help you develop yourself and your career.

What can we offer?

  • Wellbeing
  • Holidays – dependent on shift pattern 33 days per annum (pro-rata for different shifts)
  • On-site parking
  • Subsidised Canteen – operating day and night
  • Staff Shop facility
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Hapi Benefits – Discount at many retailers
  • Wellbeing support
  • Financial
  • Pension
  • Pay Rate includes paid breaks

Throughout your time at RF Brookes, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

Please click 'Apply'