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Production Operative FTC

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Date: 26-Nov-2021

Location: Adbaston, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 


Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies.  We simply love great food and what it can mean for people. It’s our passion. And it’s a passion shared by around 4,000 colleagues who together bring our purpose to life across 15 locations in the UK, each bound together by a strong spirit and local identity, recognised and respected in the communities they operate within.  We're looking for those who share that same passion to come and work with us.


We have an industry leading health and safety record, best in class quality and a proven record in reducing our impact on the environment with zero waste to landfill.  Attention to detail and culture of continuous improvement gives us our industry leading position in delivering the quality of products our customer base expects, whilst also meeting the commercial demands of our wider business.


You’ll get the chance to work with truly iconic brands that couple unbeatable heritage with bright futures. If you can take decisions to improve things for our brands, our manufacturing sites and our consumers, are happy to take accountability for what you do, and love how food can bring people together, then you’ll fit right in. It’s an exciting time to join us!


Production Operative (6 months fixed term)


£11.53 per hour for day shifts

£12.11 per hours for night shift


Additional payment of £200 per month, for 6 months.


Working hours are either:

  • Monday - Friday rotating shifts of 6am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm
  • Monday - Friday 10pm - 6am


Your main role will be to operate and engage in the packing of powder-type products into their respective formats. You will be a team member, following a production plan, ensuring your line efficiently produces a quality product. You will adhere to stringent Health and Safety, Food Safety and Quality standards & procedures, ensuring allergen controls and efficiencies targets are met.


What You’ll be Doing:

  • Health and Safety Compliance - ensure you, your team and working areas always adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure all finished products meet customer specifications, and ensure high-quality products are always produced
  • Completion of line start checks and paperwork, ensuring the line complies with both Health & Safety and Food Safety requirements prior to starting
  • Supply and input accurate data to the in-house stock control system in a timely manner to enable full traceability
  • Monitoring equipment and outputs to minimise waste, improve reliability and increasing the efficient use of resources and limiting down time


What we need from you:

  • You understand your responsibilities to work safely and consider the safety of others
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English, Maths & IT


What we can offer in return:

  • Salary £11.53 per hour for days, £12.11 for nights
  • Additional payment of £200 per month, for 6 months
  • Up to 7.5% Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking
  • Structured training and development programme


Our much-loved brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bisto, Batchelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Homepride and McDougall’s, with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.