Production Operative

Contract Type:
Full-Time, Permanent Full time, permanent

Working Hours:
4 on 4 off (12 hour shifts), working 07:00 to 19:00

£9.95 – £11.85 per hour dependent on the role


Oscar Mayer

Closing date for applications:

For further information or to apply please contact:
Michel Groszak

Ref: FSC-JNB-199

Job Description

Oscar Mayer Flint is part of the Oscar Mayer Group, a UK-wide company specialising in manufacturing prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers such as The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Aldi. With three sites and approximately 3,500 employees, the company prides itself on a busy yet positive working environment, a culture of open communication, and a long-standing workforce – 60% of employees have given over 10 years of service.

With 300 employees, the Flint Industrial Estate site is a very fast-paced operation, with an impressive 400,000 ready meals being produced each week.

We are now recruiting across a variety of roles, for our Flint production site, for immediate start. We are looking for Production Operatives, Machine Minders, Line Leaders and Kitchen Operatives/Chefs. These new positions will support the food production operations, based in either our low or high care production or packing departments.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Area Supervisor the successful candidate(s) will be responsible for a variety of the following duties dependent on roles:

  • Working on the production line assembling products
  • Cooking and/or preparing ingredients for sauces
  • Packing of finished products
  • Quality checking at all stages of production
  • Ensuring correct product labelling
  • Loading machines with raw ingredients
  • Ensuring the work station is kept clean and tidy in line with food hygiene standards
  • Assisting with the achievement of production targets
  • Demonstrating the competent application of good manufacturing practices required to consistently operate to high standards of food quality and food safety
  • Complying with company hygiene policies and procedures when undertaking operations while maintaining high standards of personal hygiene

Skills required

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Problem solving and ability to use own initiative
  • Basic understanding of machines
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible

Benefits of working with us

  • Progressive working environment, promotion opportunities
  • Quality, food safety & hygiene training
  • Level 2 food safety accreditation trained
  • Permanent position
  • Employed status
  • Overtime at 1.5 times hourly rate
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer-a-Friend £75
  • 22 days holiday per year
  • Free parking
  • Summer Fun Day events
  • Zing Benefits – an online portal offering vouchers and discounts
  • BUPA Healthcare Membership (claim back contributions towards medical expenses)