Multi Skilled Operative Days 5.30am to 5.15pm 4on 4off

Multi Skilled Operative Days 05.30am-5.15pm 4on 4off – Bakkavor Desserts Newark
£12.19 per hour
Full Time - Permanent Roles directly with Bakkavor from day one
Shifts Available: Days 5.30am-5.15pm 4on 4off

Permanent role direct with Bakkavor Desserts Newark from day one, with excellent development opportunities to move into Skilled roles, Multi Skilled and Section Leader roles.

At Bakkavor we value our people and as well as offering competitive rates of pay, we also offer our employees a range of additional benefits and rewards including;

Referral bonus - *£250 Incentive paid on completion of 12 weeks continuous service* T&C's apply.

Company events - Long Service Awards, Christmas events etc.

Staff Shop - Discounted Bakkavor manufactured products

Employee discounts with High Street and Online retailers

Free On-site parking

Company Wellness programmes and company sick pay

What we do?

Newark Desserts specialise in chilled desserts such as trifles as well as cream cakes, éclairs, doughnuts, profiteroles, and choux buns. We work with and supply to the leading UK grocery retailers and are Number 1 in cream cake and trifle production in the UK.

The site employs over 1,800 people and is one of four factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK.

What about the role?

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is recruiting for a number of Multi-Skilled Operatives to join our vibrant and expanding Bakery Team at Bakkavor Desserts Newark and facilitate the provision of excellent standards of production throughout the factory environment, and therein contribute to excellent product quality.
A number of fantastic opportunities have opened up for Multi Skilled Operatives, working primarily within the factory environment.
Your main accountabilities will include:
· Monitoring the work area to ensure the workplace is safe and all machinery is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness
· Sharing responsibility for the implementation and maintenance to the requirements of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
· Ensuring all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained SOP’s and PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedule
· Monitoring and recording packs per minute (PPM) on machines whilst overseeing that products are not overweight/underweight
· Ensuring product changeovers are performed with minimal downtime but in a safe and accurate manner
· Collaborating effectively with the team to ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before the job is ready
· Liaising with and reporting any issues to the Line Leaders and engineers in a clear and concise manner
· Adhering to ‘World Class’ standards at all times

What will it take?

· We require all applicants to have a basic understanding of English Literacy and Numeracy
· Previous experience is not essential, but we ask you have a keen attitude and are willing to learn
· A can do attitude is a must
· Self-motivated and flexible
· Will be able to follow the required quality and hygiene standards

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Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Manufacturing

Newark, GB

Date:  23-Sep-2022