Production Operative

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Production, and Warehouse
Functional Expertise
Manufacturing and Production
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

Are you a dedicated and hardworking individual who is looking to work for a company with strong values that run throughout the business?


Are you comfortable working on your feet all day and do you enjoy working within fast fast-paced environment?


Do you have a keen interest in engineering and how machinery works, are you continuous improvement focussed?


Production Operative

Location – Aylesford 

Salary – £12.00 per hour 

Hours - 40 hrs per week, Usual shifts are, Monday – Friday, from 6 am – 3 pm


Our client, an established 5th generation family-run business is looking to recruit a production operative to join their collaborative and hard-working team. Our client operates at the top end of their field, producing high-quality nutrition for livestock. 


Usual shifts are Monday – Friday, from 6 am – 3 pm, but some flexibility will be required to cover busy periods on a rota-based system.


Full training and support for all the below tasks will be given 


As an average day in the life of the Production Operative:


  • To supervise the intake of bulk raw materials
  • Approval and testing of raw materials
  • Prepare raw materials for manufacture, fill tote bins, assemble hand-tip ingredients
  • To ensure that all raw materials used in production are of satisfactory quality
  • To ensure the production process is carried out following all procedures & systems and be involved in a process of continual improvement
  • Operate all the mills' control panels for all mill machinery and grain store
  • Maintain production records accurately on company systems
  • To understand the requirement for regular machinery maintenance
  • To ensure the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Quality Policy are always adhered to
  • To move raw materials and finished products by forklift truck
  • To ensure all finished product quality is to the required standards
  • Carry out mill cleaning schedules
  • Must be able to follow procedures and instructions and to work at a commercial speed
  • Will be happy working as part of a team and with other areas of the business
  • Is confident to work on their own and take the initiative to solve problems
  • Have a proactive, flexible and adaptable approach to the role
  • Ideally, forklift truck experience/license is desirable


Benefits of the role of Production Operative:


  • Benefits: including free on-site parking
  • Staff discount
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance programme with health & wellbeing
  • Legal & financial services
  • Life assurance
  • Starting holiday allowance of 22 days plus bank holidays (rising to 25 days plus bank holidays with service).



To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.



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