Machine Operative – Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

We are looking for Machine Operators to run our vegetable packing lines at our Sutton Bridge site.

Full time permanent roles, on a 4 on 4 off, 6am to 6pm shift pattern.

  • £11.68 per hour, overtime available
  • Paid breaks and free weekly lunches

At our Sutton Bridge site, we have a fantastic canteen serving a range of food from sandwiches and salads to hot meals including burgers, chips and jacket potatoes. We even get a free meal once a week!
Even better, we get paid for our dinners and breaks – that’s the equivalent of an extra £40 per week!
Our friendly working environment is low care, meaning no wellies or overalls with the added benefit of not working in a fridge.

As a Machine Operator, you will be responsible for operating a range of production machinery (including but not limited to Check weighers, VFF baggers, Gillenkirch and Rovema) efficiently and safely.

In addition, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Manage the line on a day to day basis and achieve daily performance measures, OEE, Labour Productivity, PPM
  • Work as a Team with line staff, Shift Manager, Quality Auditor and Production Manager to meet the required standards
  • Lead by example to promote Health and Safety at work
  • Dispense on line training and mentoring of new starters
  • Take responsibility to ensure all start-up/shut down checks are carried out
  • Ensure all job information is correctly input in to the ice printers, i.e. variety, grower code, date, grower
  • Carry out required quality control checks to ensure this meets each customer specification

Ideally you will have experience of running a high speed packing line in a time pressured environment. Experience of FMCG and food manufacturing is desirable but not essential.

Burgess Farms Produce is part of the Produce World Group, a privately-owned business and one of the largest expert growers of high-quality fresh vegetables in Europe. We are industry leading in sustainable and responsible agronomy, growing, and lean supply chain management.

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