Powder Operative

Location: Ledbury

Salary: £21,112 per month

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 15/06/2022

We are currently recruting for several experienced Powder Operatives to work on a full time permanent bassis at our clients cheese manufacturing facility in Ledbury. 


Our client produces formatted natural and processed cheeses for the food manufacturing, foodservice and Global QSR sectors.


Based in Ledbury and reporting to the Production Shift Manager you will be required to work on fixed shifts of 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm Monday- Friday. 


Role Purpose:

In this role, you will be working as part of a team on one of our state-of-the-art Production lines. You will carry out all Production-related tasks to produce high quality and great tasting products for our well-known customers, working in line with Health & Safety requirements. We utilise some of the latest interactive technology to monitor our product quality and measure our efficiency levels.

Please note that this role entails frequent physical and manual handling aspects to include pushing, pulling and lifting.


Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Organisation and preparation of powder room areas.
• Weighing out and transfer of quantities of powder for processed cheese production.
• Following written recipes which include powder weighing, handling and mixing.
• To keep the Powder Room audit compliant at all times including completion of accurate paperwork in accordance with quality standards as per written procedures.
• Supporting Cooking Operatives and Line Leads with their duties, including the preparation of processing lines, the multi-vac packing machine and opening of raw materials.
• Cleaning of the high care area.
• A focus on product quality, good hygiene and good manufacturing practice (GMP).

Key Requirements:

• Previous Food Manufacturing experience preferred.
• Previous powder weighing experience preferred.
• Good numerical understanding.
• Ability to lift and manoeuvre weights of up to 25kg.
• Ability to follow work instructions.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Good understanding of food safety best practice.
• Good communicator.
• Team player – working with other shifts, Cooking Operatives, Engineering, Technical etc.
• Organised.
• Have the capability or potential to run a line.
• Good attitude, reliable and flexible.



Paid Breaks, Onsite Parking, 31 Days’ Holiday, Pension, Company Shop (offering discounts on products), Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme, Confidential Employee Assist Programme + more


If you feel your skills match the above, please do not delay in submitting your cv to ThomasW@rerecruitment.com or alternatively call 01432 355351




Salary£21,112 per month
Job ReferenceOrn2
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date15/06/2022
Regional OfficeHereford
Date Posted18/05/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Thomas Watson

Branch Manager

Telephone01242 505400


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