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Weigh Room operator

Location
Frome, Somerset
Salary
£24,000 to £24,354
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022

Job description

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Weigh Room operator in Frome,

A leading European fruit transformation and chilled dairy producer manufacturing the internationally famous brand Bonne Maman, as well as many Private label products .

Job description

The role will be following recipe bath sheets, carry out the weighing of ingredients and mixing of batches to ensure the product is processed to our customer's specification. The role requires a good degree of manual strength and physical fitness due to the lifting of ingredient bags.

The role is on a rotational shift pattern of 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm, 10pm to 6am

Key Responsibilities

  • To clean and sterilize containers
  • Report damaged and containers that do not hold pressure to the process Manager
  • To clean Pallecons and pallets when needed
  • To work in the weigh room when required(after training)
  • To ensure the maintenance of good housekeeping and Health & Safety within the Cip and container area along with the tray wash and surrounding areas
  • To work as a team member, including showing flexibilty adaptability, and problem solving

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Working knowledge of all department equipment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Ability to concentrate
  • Operate safe systems of work
  • Respect the food factory rules

Competencies

  • Driven and determined to achieve results
  • Passionate about the success of the Company
  • To inspire and positively influence others
  • To be capable of high performing team abilities
  • A reasonable degree of manual strength and dexterity

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To follow recipe batch sheets to ensure all stages of production is made to correct company specification
  • To carry out the weighing and mixing of batches which includes the lifting of 25 kilo bags and containers
  • Weekly stock takes to ascertain stock levels, to monitor stock control, stock ordering and rotation
  • To ensure quality standards are maintained and improved upon by reducing wastage.
  • To work as a team member, including showing flexibility, adaptability, and problem solving
  • To ensure the maintenance of good housekeeping and Health & Safety within the department and the site as a whole

Decision-making

  • Demonstrate understanding of the plant in conjunction with problem solving
  • Inform Line manager directly if there are issues requiring back up
  • be able to pro actively look for solutions and seek out help/advice swiftly to avoid issues

Experience and Skills

  • Ability to follow recipes accurately
  • A good degree of manual strength and physical fitness
  • Ability to operate and understand a computerised control system
  • Maintain accurate stock levels and complete documentation
  • Comply with quality standards,whilst showing an ability to understand and recognize where improvements are required
  • Be aware of food Hygeine and Safety legislation, Food Safety and Factory rules
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to use own initiative and have excellent concentration skills.

Competencies

  • Good communicator - be able to communicate effectively with direct team members and staff
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Logical and analytical approach to problem solving , numerate and computer literate
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Driven and determined to achieve results
  • To inspire and positively influence others
  • To be able to show vision and have ambition to make change happen
  • Organisation skills, ability to use own initiative and have excellent concentration skills

Company Package

  • Market Leader in their products and sector
  • Salary - £24354
  • Company pension 6% employer contribution
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company sick pay after a qualifying period
  • 4 x Death in Service
  • Long service recognition
  • Well-being initiatives - Free flu jabs, Free eye tests, £90 contribution to prescription lenses
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Details

  • Job Reference: 705437218-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Partners Employment
    Partners Employment
  • Location: Frome, Somerset
  • Salary: £24,000 to £24,354
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent