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Vacancy details

Ref HYG-01
Vacancy Hygiene Operative (Nighshift)
Category Full Time
Location East Kilbride
Closing Date Open Vacancy

At Scotbeef Ltd, we are a family-owned business with more than 100 years of experience in supplying high-quality meat products to the UK retail sector, foodservice and export markets. Our company was founded in 1920 and is now run by the 4th generation of the Galloway family.

We have an opportunity for 3 x Hygiene Operators to join our team at our East Kilbride site.

Working Pattern: Monday to Thursday (21:00 - 05:30) Friday (21:00 - 04:30)

Job Function

In our chill production line area, you will be responsible for conducting 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, labelling and 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 cost to the organisation.

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 own learning and development and support that of others
  • Support trainee development to ensure the ‘next generation’ workforce
  • To ensure all Scotbeef products are sourced and manufactured to the Food Safety & Brand Integrity requirements defined by our customers’ requirements & BRC standards.

Skills required

  • Speaking, writing and understanding basic spoken and written English language. (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 or willing to work towards.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person