Production Operative

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We are currently recruiting for permanent and fixed term contracts for our Abergavenny site.

It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK's largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn't been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Production Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

The current available shifts are as follows:


Monday - 06:00 - 16:30

Tuesday - Thursday 06:00 - 14:30

Friday 06:00 - 12:30


Tuesday - Thursday, 14:30 - 23:00
Friday, 12:30 - 2100
Saturday, 08:00 - 16:30

Experience within the food manufacturing industry isn't essential as full training will be provided.

Purpose of the role

As an integral member of the Production team you will enable your lines and the rest of the site to meet different customer's needs to the required quality and safety standards for Avara Foods.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Understanding and attainment of both individual and department targets.
Carry out all duties in line with customer specifications and requirements.
Co-operate in the continuous improvement of Avara Foods quality, safety and productivity standards.
To meet housekeeping and hygiene standards individually and as part of a team.
Compliance with food safety and HSE guidelines
To carry out instructions as given to you by your Team Leader/Management
Manual handling of plant and equipment.

What we are looking for:

Functional skills in English and Maths.
The ability to work well within a team and communicate with all levels of staff.
Good attention to detail.

A little about us:

We are a leading supplier of chicken and turkey products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What's in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

Minimum pay of £8.90 per hour, plus additional shift premium.
Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.
Competitive Pension.
A dynamic working environment.
Realistic opportunities for training and development.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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