Careers

Careers

As a business that is growing quickly it is a great time to join us, as we are looking for talented and bright people across a range of areas within our team.

Please send a copy of your CV and Covering Letter detailing the vacancy you are interested in along with your salary expectations to:  careers@deesidecereals.co.uk

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Hygiene Operatives X 2
2 X Hygiene Operatives Required                       

£ 24,455 per annum rising to £24,783 following successful completion of probationary period

Shift based role following a 7 day pattern

We also offer an attractive benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive holiday entitlement offered
  • Subsidised canteen facilities, staff shop, free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme with life assurance benefits

Deeside Cereals is one of the largest private label manufacturers of traditional breakfast cereal and cereal bars. Our position as a market leader is as a result of over 30 years of continuous growth.  Deeside Cereals has captured the market delivering into the big 4 retailers in the UK and Ireland as well as EU retailers across Europe.

We currently have a vacancy for 2X Hygiene Operatives reporting directly to our Hygiene Manager.

The successful candidate would be responsible for ensuring the provision of an effective hygiene service within our site; this includes both internal and external areas of the factory, general offices, amenities, locker rooms and toilets.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • Manual cleaning of all machinery, equipment, walls & fittings
  • High level cleaning
  • Follow cleaning procedures and schedules
  • Ensure that raw materials and finished products are not contaminated during the cleaning procedure
  • Carrying out safety checks on all cleaning equipment and machinery prior to use
  • Mixing cleaning solutions following the manufacturer instructions
  • Maintaining the yard, ensuring correct segregation of waste
  • General cleaning of all drains/structures
  • Cleaning of offices/locker rooms/canteen/toilet facilities

Experience & Know How:

  • Manual Handling
  • Basic food hygiene
  • COSSH
  • Ladder safety
  • High level access
  • FLT licence desirable
  • Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of cleaning and hygiene schedules
  • Excellent communication skills

Telephone interview will be conducted at first stage, 2nd stage interview will follow a competency based interview along with factory tour.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Jo Jones, HR & Training Advisor at:

Jo.Jones@deesidecereals.co.uk

Please note if you have applied for this vacancy within the last 6 months we will have your application on file and a reply has been sent to you.

  • Strictly No Agencies

Deeside Cereals is an equal opportunities employer.

Shift Maintenance Engineer

Shift Maintenance Engineer Required

                     (Electrically biased multi-skilled engineer would be advantageous)                      

£ 39,069 per annum (inclusive of shift premiums) Level 1 – single skill
£ 40, 360 per annum (inclusive of shift premiums) Level 2 – multiskilled (qualified)

Deeside Cereals is one of the largest manufacturers of breakfast cereal and cereal bars. Our position as a market leader is as a result of over 30 years of continuous growth.  Deeside Cereals has captured the market delivering into all major UK food multiples.

Ideally, we are looking for a multi-skilled tradesperson with experience in an FMCG environment, able to carry out planned, predictive and re-active maintenance of plant equipment and machinery with the aim of maintaining plant reliability at +95%.

Hours of work:  You will follow a 12 hour days/nights pattern working 4 on 4 off on a 24/7 rotation.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • To respond to machine & auxiliary failures
  • Troubleshooting and fault finding on a range of electrical and mechanical plant equipment, packing machinery and site services
  • Installation, commissioning and repair of all plant and facilities
  • Assist the manufacturing department with line adjustments, changeovers and breakdowns
  • Responsible for improvements and reduction of downtime through increased efficiencies through own ideas and input
  • Be able to work unsupervised when tasked to do so and to organise the work of others in response to the site needs

Experience & Know How:

  • A qualified engineer to HNC/NVQ Level 3 standard in an electrical, mechanical/multi-skilled discipline
  • Hands-on multi-skilled experience on automated machines within a continuous manufacturing environment – ideally food manufacturing
  • Working experience of integrated systems, automatic packaging and palletisation systems
  • Knowledge of AC and/or servo drive systems
  • Safety driven
  • Team worker with the ability to work under own initiative

Competencies:

  • Use of own initiative and judgement in identifying and correcting all stoppages and breakdowns to production plant, equipment and services
  • Use of own initiative with some independent action to prioritise engineering problems in the absence of the Maintenance Leader/Engineering Manager

A competency based interview will be conducted at first stage interview, candidates who meet the required standard will then be invited to attend an assessment centre exercise.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Jo Jones, HR & Training Advisor at:

Jo.Jones@deesidecereals.co.uk

  • Strictly No Agencies

Deeside Cereals is an equal opportunities employer.