Production Operatives

The Bury Black Pudding Company are the only Black Pudding producer actually based in Bury. We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative.

We are looking to recruit Production Operative to join our growing and expanding business. You will be working as part of a team in the Production room where we mix and cook our prestigious Black Pudding.

As a result of increased business and sustained growth, the Production department are moving to a 3-shift rota system to enable us to meet demand. We produce various black pudding products so there is lots of variety in tasks.

This role is an entry-level position within the business, and you do not require any experience and full training will be provided.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for preparing the individual Black Pudding mixes and starting the mixing process. (Please be aware the mix includes pork fat and dried pork blood).
  • Working on a production or clipping line filling casings and catering sticks in preparation for the cooking process.
  • Overseeing boilers and steamers to ensure the product is cooked to procedure.
  • Follow a cooling procedure before placing racks of product into blast fridges.
  • Working to HACCP programme (critical control points), accurately recording checks and results on relevant documentation.
  • Understand product quality standards and implement necessary corrective action on that which does not meet Company, customer or legal requirements.
  • Keep work area clean and tidy. We operate a clean as you go policy, maintaining high hygiene standards at all times and working to required cleaning specifications and schedules.
  • Excellent Health & Safety and food hygiene standards.
  • Demonstrate excellent standards of personal hygiene.
  • Adhere to strict Quality and Product standards.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Relevant experience, preferably in the food or catering industry, will be advantageous.
  • Good attendance and timekeeping.
  • Ability to adhere to work instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Good reading and writing skills as there is an element of recording accurate information on internal and supply chain traceable paperwork.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be enthusiastic and conscientious and understand or be willing to learn the principles and application of Food Safety.
  • Have a proactive approach to excellent manufacturing practices.

Hours of work– 40hrs per week Monday to Saturday on a 3-week shift system
Job Type: Permanent

Free onsite parking, canteen facilities, staff rates on our products and the chance to be part of a successful growing local company.

If you think you've got what it takes to be a part of our award-winning team, send us over your CV along with a covering letter explaining why we would be missing a trick if we didn't hire you to
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