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Food Production Operative

Location: Exeter, Devon, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP11 - 13 per Hour
Benefits: weekly pay
Job Ref: ExLCPO1007
Posted: 10/07/2023Apply Now

Job Description

Are you physically fit and have positive strong working attitude? Do you have experience and understanding of Food Production processes? Would you like to be working within a successful, reputable organisation?

Hours and Salary:

Day Shift: Monday to Friday - 07:00 – 16:00 - £11.25 ph - 42.5hrs pw


Late Shift: Monday to Friday - 15:30 – 23:30 - £12.60 ph - 37.5hrs pw


Weekend Shift: Friday to Sunday - 07:00 – 19:00 - £12.60 ph - 34.5hrs pw

Location: Clyst Saint Mary, Devon, UK. 12-week temp to perm position.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Handling ingredients (this will include raw and cooked meats).
  • Working on production lines.
  • Using machinery.
  • Working in hot & cold environments.
  • Weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Cleaning – washing up, cleaning machinery, equipment, floors etc.
  • Completing paperwork and recording data.

How to be successful:

  • Must have your transport as the location is remote with no public transport connection.
  • You must be physically fit and can lift 30-40kg when needed.
  • Confident handling food and working on a fast paced Production Line.
  • Manual dexterity is a must along with the ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Good levels of concentration when line filling.
  • The ability to read and speak English to an expert level.
  • For the Weekend Shift you must have managerial, be computer literate and previous chef/cook experience. As after your 12-week probation period, your role will change from Production Operative to a Multi Skilled Operative.

Your benefits:

  • Overtime available at time & a half.
  • Bank Holiday & Christmas Week closure.
  • Our products free of charge to take home.
  • Excellent working conditions & staff rest facilities (free tea & coffee, fridge, microwave etc).
  • Easily commutable location - must be able to drive self, free parking.
  • Up to 28 days paid annual leave with Wise Employment.


  • Participate in training where required.

Health, Safety & Environment:

  • Carry out all duties safely and in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy, Employee Handbook, procedures, training and instruction.

Come join the team and apply through this Job Board, or look up Wise Employment Plymouth and give Terri a call today on 01752 603800.

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