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South Caernarfon Creameries

South Caernarfon Creameries is Wales’ leading farmer owned dairy co-operative based in north west Wales.

Radnor Hills

Radnor Hills, suppliers of spring and flavoured waters, functional waters, infused waters, school compliant drinks, premium sparkling pressés, fruit juices and own label brands.

Puffin Produce

Puffin Produce is the largest supplier of Welsh produce in Wales, supplying a wide variety of potatoes and seasonal vegetables to multiple major retailers and wholesalers.

TitleLocationContract TypesSalaryRefregion_hfiltercontract_type_hfilter
Warehouse & Retail Stock CoordinatorCrickhowellFull-Time, Permanent£24,000 a yearFSC-JNB-169south-eastfull-time-permanent
Machine OperatorKnightonPermanent£26,208 a yearFSC-JNB-168mid-walespermanent
QA Lead AuditorWrexhamFull-Time, Permanent£25,247 per annum plus £12.50 per night shiftFSC-JNB-167north-eastfull-time-permanent
Production Operative – NightsWrexhamFull-Time, Permanent£417-£440 depending on role, plus £12.50 per night shiftFSC-JNB-166north-eastfull-time-permanent
Kitchen PorterOgmore ValeFull-Time£10.00 per hourFSC-JNB-165south-eastfull-time
Apprentice Production ChefOgmore ValeApprenticeshipNational Minimum WageFSC-JNB-164south-eastapprenticeship
Production ChefOgmore ValeFull-TimeStarting at £10 an hourFSC-JNB-163south-eastfull-time
Production OperativeAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£10.00 per hourFSC-JNB-157south-eastfull-time-permanent
Production OperativeAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£10.00 per hour + £1.40 shift premiumFSC-JNB-156south-eastfull-time-permanent
BakerBancyfelinPermanent£ Depending on CandidateFSC-JNB-154south-eastpermanent
Trimmer/Butcher/DebonerSt Merryn – Merthyr TydfilFull-Time, PermanentPay Rate from £12.50 - £17.50 per hourFSC-JNB-149south-eastfull-time-permanent
Night Hygiene OperativeSt Merryn – Merthyr TydfilFull-Time, PermanentPay rate £9.80 per hourFSC-JNB-148south-eastfull-time-permanent
Day Hygiene OperativeSt Merryn – Merthyr TydfilFull-Time, PermanentPay rate £8.91 per hourFSC-JNB-147south-eastfull-time-permanent
CPM Packing OperativeSt Merryn – Merthyr TydfilFull-Time, PermanentPay rate £9.60 per hourFSC-JNB-146south-eastfull-time-permanent
Trainee Butcher / Trainee SlaughtermanSt Merryn – Merthyr TydfilFull-Time, PermanentHourly rate starting at £9.60 per hour, plus a 50p skill top up FSC-JNB-145south-eastfull-time-permanent
Delivery Van DriverCardiganFull-Time, Permanent£ Depending on ExperienceFSC-JNB-144south-westfull-time-permanent
Delivery Van DriverAberteifiLlawn amser, Parhaol£ Dibynnol ar brofiadFSC-JNB-144de-ddwyrainllawn-amser-parhaol
Mechanical EngineerLlantarnamFixed Term, Fixed Term (6 months)£ Competitive hourly rate + shift premiumFSC-JNB-143south-eastfixed-term fixed-term-6-months
Electrical Engineer – Food ManufacturingLlanidloesFull-Time, Permanent£33,000 - £34,500 a yearFSC-JNB-141mid-walesfull-time permanent
Production operatives – Food ManufacturingLlanidloesFull-Time, Permanent£9 per hour O/T after 40 hours FSC-JNB-140mid-walesfull-time permanent
Hygiene OperativeAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£9 with shift premiumFSC-JNB-128south-eastfull-time-permanent
Despatch AdministratorAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£9.94 with shift premiumFSC-JNB-127south-eastfull-time-permanent
Security OperativeAbergavennyFixed Term£10.78 with shift premiumFSC-JNB-126south-eastfixed-term
Despatch OperativeAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£9.94 with shift premiumFSC-JNB-125south-eastfull-time-permanent
Despatch OperativeAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£9.94 with shift premiumFSC-JNB-124south-eastfull-time-permanent
Process LeaderAbergavennyFull-Time, Permanent£11.92FSC-JNB-129south-eastfull-time-permanent
Production operative ( packers )LlanybydderPermanent£8.91 per hourFSC-JNB-117south-westpermanent
Production operativeCross HandsPermanent£8.91 per hourFSC-JNB-116south-westpermanent
Technical ManagerPwllheliFull-Time, Permanentup to £36,000FSC-JNB-114north-westfull-time-permanent
Production operativesBalaFull-Time, Permanent£9.09 with allowances and added night shift rateFSC-JNB-113north-westfull-time-permanent
Junior Development ChefBreconFixed Term (12 months)£18k - £20kFSC-JNB-108mid-walesfixed-term-12-months
Production Operative – Part time PMAbergavennyFixed Term, Fixed Term (6 months)£9 + £1.40 shift premiumFSC-JNB-105south-eastfixed-term fixed-term-6-months
Production Operative – Part time AMAbergavennyFixed Term, Fixed Term (6 months)£9FSC-JNB-104south-eastfixed-term fixed-term-6-months
Various Positions – Zero Hour ContractsAbergwyngregynFixed Term, Zero Hour£9.50 an hourFSC-JNB-98north-westfixed-term zero-hour
Visitor center team leaderAbergwyngregynFull-Time, Permanent£20,000 a yearFSC-JNB-97north-westfull-time-permanent
Shop and tour coordinatorAbergwyngregynFull-Time, Permanent£19,000 a yearFSC-JNB-96north-westfull-time-permanent
Team leader / Supervisor operationsLlantarnam Full-Time£453.46 per weekFSC-JNB-91south-eastfull-time
Machine OperatorLlantarnam Full-Time£437.51 per weekFSC-JNB-88south-eastfull-time
Quality Assurance TechnologistBreconFull-TimeTBCFSC-JNB-81mid-walesfull-time
Packers 6am – 2pmCorwenFull-Time£8.72FSC-JNB-76north-eastfull-time
Packers 10pm – 6amCorwenFull-Time£10.29 per hour going up to £10.81 after 12 weeksFSC-JNB-75north-eastfull-time
Packers 2pm-10pmCorwenFull-Time£9.42 per hour going up to £9.77 after 12 weeksFSC-JNB-77north-eastfull-time
Quality Assurance OperativeLlangefniFull-Time, Permanent£10.16FSC-JNB-7north-westfull-time-permanent
Shop & Retail AssistantAberystwyth£ National Minimum WageFSC-JNB-29mid-wales
Hygiene OperatorRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£8.91FSC-JNB-42south-eastfull-time-permanent
Machine MinderRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.78FSC-JNB-48south-eastfull-time-permanent
Senior Operative NightsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£10.85FSC-JNB-51south-eastfull-time-permanent
Production OperativeLlangefniFull-Time, Permanent£9.61 to £10.16FSC-JNB-6north-westfull-time-permanent
Head Production ManagerPembrokeshireFull-Time, PermanentAn extremely competitive regional salary starting at circa £55,000 + a negotiable relocation package for the right candidateFSC-JNB-26south-westfull-time-permanent
Hopper Operative Permanent weekendsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.14 plus shift premiumFSC-JNB-41south-eastfull-time-permanent
Hopper OperativeRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£8.78FSC-JNB-44south-eastfull-time-permanent
General OperativeCross HandsFull-Time, Permanent£8.72 to £10 per hour dependent on experienceFSC-JNB-9south-westfull-time-permanent
General Bakery AssistantAberystwyth£ National Minimum WageFSC-JNB-28mid-wales
Hopper Operative nightsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.14FSC-JNB-40south-eastfull-time-permanent
Plant Operative NightsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£10.35FSC-JNB-49south-eastfull-time-permanent
Machine Minder WeekendsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.78FSC-JNB-47south-eastfull-time-permanent
Senior OperativeRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.79FSC-JNB-52south-eastfull-time-permanent
Plant OperativeRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£9.79FSC-JNB-50south-eastfull-time-permanent
Technical ManagerLlannefydd, DenbighFull-Time, PermanentA competitive salary to be discussed with candidateFSC-JNB-61north-eastfull-time-permanent
Senior Operative WeekendsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£10.85 plus shift premiumFSC-JNB-53south-eastfull-time-permanent
Operative NightsRogerstone, NewportFull-Time, Permanent£8.91FSC-JNB-56south-eastfull-time-permanent

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