Packaging Service Operative

Addo Food Group
Market Drayton
£10.45 p/h (inc Shift Premium)
03 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking for a Service Operative to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team.

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity. As a member of our Packing Team you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities. These will include, but are not limited to:

Taking all the correct outer case & secondary packaging material to the robotic packing linesCarrying out quality checks on the first completed pack off the line to ensure everything is correctTaking all the finished packing away from the line and placing them correctly in the dispatch WarehouseUpdating our IT based stock control system (Lawson) to show materials used and finished goodsCompletion of required paperwork on lineSupporting the Robot Operative in setting up or changing over the machinesIn addition to the above, the successful candidate will also act as the Relief Robot Operator in this area. The following tasks will be performed when covering the Robot Operator during daily breaks, holiday or other absence:

Coordinating the work and activity of all other operators on the lineEnsuring the packing robot continuously runs through an effective understanding of how the robot works and adjusting settings accordingly.The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


Strong computer skillsStrong administration skillsAbility to work comfortably with machinesFlexible, motivated and enthusiasticOrganized, and a good communicatorLiterate and numerateLives within a 30 mile radius of Market Drayton (TF9 3AL)Desirable

Experience in a food manufacturing or FMCG packing environmentIn return for the above the successful candidate will receive a total reward package that includes:

A competitive salary of between £20,924.80 (includes Shift Premium)Company Pension24 days holiday entitlementFormal and informal learning and development opportunitiesSalary sacrifice opportunities for Childcare VouchersHeavily discounted staff shopA progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it doesSo who are we? If you haven’t heard of us before we are one of the largest employers in Market Drayton, Shropshire and part of the wider market-leading and UK based Addo Food Group. As part of this award-winning Group, we produce chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices.

Our business has been producing products in this category since 1852 and the Palethorpes Bakery has operated from its current Market Drayton site for 50 years, a milestone we celebrated with the local community earlier this year.

Palethorpes Bakery’s success is driven through our team of passionate people who inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity. Recent examples of this vision bought to life include our recent investment of £2 million to develop a unique cooking method, inspired by one of our Chef’s, which produces consistently succulent meat. This is the first use of this technique in the market and has enabled Palethorpes to grow its market presence by winning substantial new business.

If you would like to join our award-winning, market-leading team please use the ‘apply now’ link and follow the on-line application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!

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