Production Operative (Pre Bake) AM

Walkers and Son

Mon - Fri 06:00 - finish

At Samworth Brothers our business is food with our quality chilled and ambient products enjoyed by millions of people every day. We are a fourth generation family business employing over 9,000 people, operating from well-invested and modern food manufacturing and retail sites across the UK.

Walker and Son is part of the Samworth Brothers group, a long established and successful chilled food manufacturer and market leader, supplying cold pies to a majority of the major retailers. The business has experienced outstanding growth over the last few years whilst continuing to focus on delivering quality products and a first class service to our customers.

Walker and Son are currently looking to recruit a Production Operative. This role will be based in the Pre-Bake Department and reporting to the Pre-Bake Team Leader.

The Role

  • Podding – inserting pastry billets into a moving conveyor
  • Roll Back – manually removing and replacing sheets of pastry
  • Weighing out meat
  • Traying up frozen product
  • Operation of automated and semi-automated production lines/Rademakers
  • Inserting trays of various weights and sizes into racks (lifting above shoulder height/bending)
  • Pushing racks of product (lifting above shoulder height/bending)
  • Having high standards of basic audit presentation during visits from customers
  • High standards of personal hygiene
  • Keeping area of work clean & tidy
  • Critical control point checks on the pies to ensure quality

The Successful Individual

  • Excellent team working skills
  • Able to work with raw and cooked meat including pork
  • Exceptional timekeeping and attendance
  • Physical ability to moving and handling tasks

The Rewards

It is the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with a competitive hourly pay, retirement saving plan, profit share, private health car, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service rewards, on site fitness suite and free car parking.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Samworth Brothers do not engage with unlicensed gangmasters or third parties. Samworth Brothers will NEVER ask you for money in order to provide you with employment. If you are in any doubt please contact an official Samworth Brothers representative.

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