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Posted 9 days ago

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Multi-skilled Operative
The Lake District Creamery, Aspatria, Cumbria
The Company
First Milk is a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative with a vision to create value for members by delivering long-term prosperity in the form of success, profitability, security and wellbeing.
Owned by the family farms that supply us with milk and invest capital in the business, we produce award-winning cheddar, regional cheeses and dairy ingredients, as well as marketing fresh raw milk to many other UK dairy processors.
We work together as one team, with a relentless focus on efficiency and quality, to deliver competitive total returns to our farmer members. We put customers at the heart of our business, creating value through strong, long-term partnerships.
We now have a fantastic opportunity for a number of Multiskilled Operatives to join us at our Lake District Creamery. This role is shift-based, consisting of 12-hour shifts, four days on and four days off.
The Benefits
- Competitive salary
- 26 days holiday including public Bank Holidays
- Pension
If you are ready to embrace new challenges in a great team, dont miss out on this exciting opportunity to join our growing, co-operative organisation.
As a Certified B Corporation, we take pride in the high social and environmental quality of everything we do, and you will have the chance to work at the heart of our sustainable operations.
Bring your existing skills and eagerness to grow as you contribute to our fantastic reputation and well provide you with all the support and training you need to be successful.
Ready to step into a fulfilling career? We're eager to welcome you aboard - apply now and let the adventure begin!
The Role
As a Multiskilled Operative, you will operate and maintain industrial equipment as part of the production of dairy products or effluent within our production environment.
Supporting our improvement culture, you will maintain high standards of health and safety and quality within your work environment. You will manage and organise forklift truck activities across our site, including pre-start checks, managing stock and ensuring hygiene best practices.
Overseeing the cheese-making process and the team, you will ensure that our operations are running smoothly and stock is managed correctly. Directed by the Shift Manager, you will be trained in operating at least one piece of equipment, plant or machinery.
Additionally, you will:
- Undertake testing and sampling
- Clean and organise production areas to the highest standard and schedules
- Perform admin duties, including completing documentation
About You
To be considered as a Multiskilled Operative, you will need:
- To be qualified to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Maths and English
- To be approachable, inspiring, open and enabling
Possession of a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification would be beneficial to your application. A Level 2 H&S qualification would also be advantageous, as would a Level 2 HACCP.
Other organisations may call this role Manufacturing Operative, Dairy Manufacturing Operative, Warehouse Operative, Foodstuffs Manufacturing Operative, Food Operative, Food Production Worker, or Production Operative.
So, if youre ready to join our fantastic team as a Multiskilled Operative, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.