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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Shift Production Operators

Deeside Cereals (formerly Dailycer UK Ltd)

Great People Great Products

 Shift Production Operators Required – Packing Experience Essential!

Deeside, North Wales

                       

£ 23,122.32 (new starter rate – during 6 month probation is £8.21 ph + premiums) rising to £24,856.91 on successful completion of probationary period is £9.072 ph + premiums

 Following a 3 shift Pattern –   This is a 12 hour shift pattern working over a 5 day week with 1 Sunday start up every 6 weeks.

  

We also offer an attractive benefits package which includes:

  • Generous holiday entitlements, increasing with length of service
  • Subsidised canteen facilities, staff shop, free parking and paid lunch breaks
  • Enrolment in to GPP pension scheme with life assurance benefits included

If you have packing experience and have worked shifts  in a high-volume food production environment within a manufacturing facility this could be the perfect role for you!  

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 more than 30 years of continuous growth.  Deeside Cereals has captured the market, delivering into the UK Big 4 retailers in UK and Ireland as well as EU retailers across Europe.

Following an increase in demand for cereals and cereal bar sales and some internal job promotions we have a number of shift vacancies available, specifically within our packing line. Working in an autonomous role the ideal candidate MUST have experience working within a packing line.

Overtime is available and paid at time and half from Monday to Saturday and double time on Sundays.

The role is based at Deeside (Zone 2 of Deeside Industrial Park) and reports directly to the shift Line Leader.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • Responsibility for ensuring that all finished product specifications are complied with during each production run
  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of the product being produced and packed and the relevant paperwork to support this.
  • Maintain a constant supply of raw materials/ingredients and packaging to the production line.

Experience & know how include:

  • A good standard of general education is required in English and Maths

Problem solving skills are essential

Experience working on a packing line or within a mechanically biased role is essential

Packing line change over experience is essential

  • A sound working knowledge of the food industry with experience of working within GMP (good manufacturing practices) is essential
  • Basic Food Hygiene Level 1 or 2 is a distinct advantage but training will be given
  • An FLT licence is also an advantage.

Competencies:

  • Ability to use initiative and judgement in identifying and correcting production faults and stoppages and ordering raw materials and packaging to ensure a constant production run is achieved.

Verbal and Numerical testing will be conducted at first stage, candidates who meet the required standard will then be invited to attend a competency based interview and may be asked to participate in assessment exercises.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to the HR Department

 

Applicants are asked to only apply for this role if they have packing line or have worked in a mechanically biased role only.