Manufacturing Operative

Job Title: Manufacturing Operative

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, 7.5 hours per day

Location: Billericay – Radford Crescent

Salary: £8.91 per hour, plus pension contributions and overtime


• Access to a pension scheme with employer contributions over and above statutory minimum
• 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
• Accessible via public transport – within 2 minutes of Billericay bus/train station
• Onsite free car park

Main Purpose of Job:

Our organisation is an expanding family business manufacturing ingredients on an international scale for other food manufacturers. The work flow is dynamic and you will part of a busy manufacturing team that attracts workers from a wide area.

Working under the day to day guidance of the team leader, we are looking to expand the team and are recruiting for several engaging and enthusiastic manufacturing operatives, who are interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge to manufacture ingredient mixtures on a large scale.

Main Tasks of the Job:

• Packing & weighing up ingredients (mostly herbs and spices)
• Filling, operating and cleaning specialist machinery/mixers
• Keeping accurate production records

Essential skills and experience:

• Previous experience in a position which includes manual handling

Key Competences:

• Reliable working and good timekeeping
• Loyal and trustworthy character
• Can work as part of a team with a positive and flexible attitude
• Basic numeracy skills
• Able to watch, listen and learn new skills from colleagues
• Able to read & follow basic manufacturing instructions
• Able to write legibly and accurately to create manufacturing records

Please note that the hourly rate during the probation and training period will be £8.21 per hour

Please complete the attached Application Form – Operative and email to as soon as possible to be considered for the role.  This position is available immediately, so we will be interviewing as soon as possible.