Full time / Part time Machine Operators

Location UK / Armagh

Job Type

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1371871

 Job Description

We are inviting applications for Full and Part time Machine Operator positions in Craigavon.

We are inviting applications for:


Based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Wilson’s Country Ltd specialises in pre-packed, peeled and cooked prepared potatoes.  We supply food retailers, caterers and food processing companies with a range of products, offering quality, taste, full traceability and value for money.

Machine Operators will be responsible for all activities associated with running a production line.  Tasks will include:

  • Setting up, operating, controlling and overseeing production machinery;
  • Producing the correct quality and quantity of finished products within despatch deadlines;
  • Working to performance and efficiency targets;
  • Monitoring and working within quality, health and safety and food safety standards;
  • Maintaining production records;
  • General production or associated duties on an as and when required basis, depending on individual skills and operational requirements.
  • This role will involve manual handling activities.

Hours of work:

  • Day shift working hours.
  • Full-time hours will be 40 hours + per week.
  • Part time hours are to be confirmed and will involve working an agreed number of full days per week. 

Applicants must have:

  • A good basic standard of literacy and numerical skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Effective organisational skills and the ability to work accurately, with attention to detail;
  • A good general awareness of food hygiene, health & safety & quality aspects;
  • The ability to work on their own initiative, with minimum supervision, as well as part of a team.
 Ideally, applicants should have:
  • Relevant experience, preferably gained in a food production environment;
  • At least basic computer skills.

A valid electric power pallet truck and/or a counterbalance forklift truck licence would be useful.

(Selection criteria may be enhanced at short listing stage if necessary). 

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below to forward your CV or complete the application form and monitoring form below 

Applications must be received by: 4.30pm, Monday 19th November 2018

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