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Technical Operator

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Date: 08-Jun-2022

Location: Ashford, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome




Process Operator roles - Weekend Roles 30.5 hours per week

Fixed Term weekend roles (upto 12 months)

(6-month training programme)

Starting at grade 6 training rate of £20,180 per annum plus

(£3,942 shift allowance per annum days) or (£5,910 shift allowance per annum nights) 

Leading to

Grade 6 £22,424 per annum plus allowance
Grade 5 £24,249 per annum plus

(£3,696 shift allowance per annum days) or (£5,910 shift allowance per annum nights) 
(37.5 hours per week double-day or 30.5 hrs weekend hours) 

We are pleased to announce that we are recruiting for:

fixed term weekend (day or nights) Operators, starting at Grade 6 training rate


The ideal candidates for the roles will have:


  • Ability to learn multiple processes across the plant

  • be willing to work in several different locations through out the shift

  • Think & plan in a logical order

  • Be flexible in their approach to work

  • Understand the importance of working in team and excepting job tasks will be on a rotating basis

  • Elements of heavy lifting - up to 25KG through out the shift

  • Be forward thinking through out the working day, setting up colleagues on the next shift with sufficient stock to run

  • have awareness of Health and Safety and maintaining Quality standards

  • be able to record production information correctly

  • demonstrate an aptitude for technical skill

  • actively seek to improve performance

  • have a progressive, flexible approach to working and be willing to work hard


Please apply through-

Please specify if you are looking for weekend day (6am to 6pm - Sat/Sun and Day in the week) or night shifts (6pm to 6am and Day in the week) 



Please be advised if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying you have been unsuccessful at this time.


Overall Purpose of the role:

Handle and dispense raw materials applying the correct Health & Safety procedures and Quality procedures and do it in an efficient and productive manner in order to meet Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) targets.