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Vacancy details

Ref 23410
Vacancy Hygiene Operative
Category Operations
Location Queenslie
Closing Date Ongoing


  • Nightshift: 22:00-06:00

Job Function

In chill production line area, conduct cleaning and hygiene operations, to deadlines, whilst complying at all times with company operating requirements, especially in respect of

  • quality
  • health, safety & ethics
  • traceability,
  • product integrity,
  • labeling and
  • the company, personal & food hygiene rules, and legislation in full compliance with relevant Legal, National, Corporate, and Retailer standards and delivering improved quality and hygiene to customers, internal and external, and reduced complaints and costs to the organization.   

Main responsibilities:

  • Complete required hygiene activities meeting company standards to planned volume and schedule
  • Ensure strict adherence to quality, food safety, hygiene, ethical, product labelling, and allergen handling processes
  • Support necessary line efficiency through consistent and correct schedule adherence and hygiene practices
  • Keep and maintain appropriate records as required
  • Ensure own familiarity and compliance with company policies and procedures, standards of operation, and safe operating procedures
  • Ensure consistent and timely attendance at work
  • Provide flexibility to meet company operating requirements
  • Provide pro- and re-active and supportive verbal and written communication to team members, supervisors, and managers.
  • Deliver proper use of chemicals, adherence to food, and personal safe working practices at all times
  • Ensure audit readiness
  • Support best team performance, efficiency, service levels, and employee engagement
  • Invest in your own learning and development and support that of others
  • Support trainee development to ensure the ‘next generation’ workforce

Skills required:

  • Speaking, writing, and understanding basic spoken and written English. (This is an essential health & safety, traceability, and quality control requirement which will be tested as part of the recruitment process N.B. English language support available)
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Attentive to detail – diligent pursuit of best standards
  • Working in a chilled environment
  • Flexible, adaptable, and keen to learn
  • Learning and implementing new information quickly
  • Strong team collaborator
  • Accreditation Food Hygiene equivalent at minimum level 2.

You'll receive:

  • Competitive Rate of Pay
  • 29 days annual leave & up to 6 Service Days
  • Annual Attendance Bonus
  • Training and Progression Opportunities
  • Generously Subsidised Canteen - £3 per week for hot breakfast and lunch
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • On-Site Parking