Seasonal - Beet Intake Operator

25 Oct 2019
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
British Sugar is the leading Sugar supplier in the UK and one of the most efficient Sugar processors in the world. Partnering with over 3,500 growers to produce home grown sugar, supplying around 50% of the UK's sugar market, we are proud to be building and supporting a Beet Sugar industry that works for Britain.

We are looking to recruit a number of individuals to fill seasonal roles on our Sugar Beet processing campaign, running from the beginning of September to mid-February.

You will join our Beet Intake team and will play a vital role in ensuring the supply of sugar beet to the factory.

Main Scope of Role

A combined role operating Beet Samplers and Marshalling lorries on the flatpad.

This entails operating machinery to a strict set of parameters to ensure compliant sampling of beet lorries whilst also checking the quality of the sugar beet as it is delivered.

The flatpad receives upwards of 500 beet lorries a day which need to be marshalled into position for tipping. Good communication with drivers and the wider Beet Intake team is essential to ensure the working area is kept safe.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required

Strong safety awareness.

Good timekeeping and communication skills.

A team player.

Basic IT knowledge.

Ability to work outside in all weathers.

Experience of banking HGVs desirable.

FLT experience is preferred but not essential.

Personal Attributes

To meet the desired criteria, applicants will need to act safely, have a passion to excel and be self-motivated. Other qualities the successful candidate will have are to be hardworking, committed, flexible, enthusiastic and willing to develop in a production environment.

Due to the requirement for effective team work, demonstrating respect and having pride in what you do with the team and customer in mind is essential, as well as possessing good communication skills. A willingness to seek out, develop and support continuous improvement activities is also desirable

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