Food Production Operative.

  • Leigh, Greater Manchester
  • £24664.83 - £29224.26 per annum

Food Production Operative

  • Leigh, Greater Manchester
  • £24664.83 - £29224.26 per annum
  • Posted October 27, 2023

The Recruitment Co is seeking a Skilled Machine Operator to join our client’s food production team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in operating and managing a fully automated production line in the food industry. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the efficient and smooth operation of the automated line, ensuring optimal production output, quality, and safety.

These positions are permanent.

We have opening’s on two shifts.

Opportunity 1 – Days 06:00 – 18:00 (Continental Shift Pattern) £24,664.83

Opportunity 2 – Nights 18:00 – 06:00 (Continental Shift Pattern) £29,224.26

How will you stand out?

  • Demonstrate flexibility in line with Business Requirements
  • Be organised, conscientious and be confident in ability to operate machinery
  • Be able handle a high level of responsibility, remaining calm and focused under pressure
  • Have basic food hygiene trained in-house
  • Have an awareness and understand of all CCP’s for the Line
  • Have a high level of numeracy and literacy – demonstrate accuracy in paperwork and in calculations.
  • Have good Communication skills – working collaboratively with operatives and the Team Leader
  • Have excellent awareness of Health and Safety
  • Have an excellent timekeeping and attendance records


  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Paid Breaks
  • Company Pension Scheme (contributions matched up to 10%)
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Simply Health Cover (claim for treatments e.g. dental)
  • Annual party
  • Free, onsite parking
  • Heavily discounted Employee Shop
  • Subsidised Spice Café
  • My Benefits Website with various retailer discounts
  • Give As You Earn
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

The successful Machine Operator will have previous experience of working in the food manufacturing sector operating machines.

If this sounds like the role for you then click “APPLY” or please call 01204478970 for further information.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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