Production Operative

  • Job Reference: SWR2896
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Omega Ingredients
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £17,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Production & Operatives
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production OperativeOmega Ingredients are a multi- award-winning manufacturer and supplier of innovative, natural, and organic ingredients for flavours and fragrances and to the food, beverage, cosmetic and toiletry markets. We are seeking an experienced Production Operative to join our team at Great Blakenham, Suffolk

We aim to be the most outstanding International Creative Flavour and Fragrance Company, providing high quality performance products with customer focus delivered by a passionate and dynamic team and we can only do this if our teams support our vision and goals.  

Able to embrace and live the Omega mission, vision, and values? Do you have an interest in science and manufacturing? If yes, then we would love to hear from you!

The successful Production Operative will manufacture flavourings and extracts under the instruction and guidance of the Production Manager. You will be ensuring quality and safety procedures are met with the highest of standards. You will be ensuring the site, factory and its equipment are clean, tidy, and conforming to quality standards always. You will produce safe products to specification as well as manufacturing flavourings and ingredients according to build instructions. You will continually be working to reduce the Non-Conformances from the Factory and always maintaining production housekeeping.

Our ideal candidate will have:


  • GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science


  • Manufacturing experience (2+ years desirable)

    Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent attention to detail as well as being reliable, punctual, and organised.
  • Able to maintain a flexible approach to business needs.
  • Understanding of ERP/IT systems (desirable)
  • Understanding of Food Safety and GMP.
  • Able to understand QC and NPD functions.
  • Forklift Truck trained (essential)
  • Detail-oriented

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours a week (Shift work in the future, alongside growth of business). On offer is a competitive salary with 28 days holidays (including bank holidays) as well as a host of benefits including free gym sessions, private healthcare, and cycle scheme plus lots more.  

Our continued & planned growth allows us the opportunity to seek further talent to join our highly experienced professionals.  If you thrive on challenges & are enthused by variety, we could be just right for you.  As an Investor in People we care what our teams think and are very proud to be able to offer an environment where you are more than just a number.  

If you would like to explore this opportunity, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV, including your email address and telephone number, as soon as possible.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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