Production Operatives

  • Job Reference: SWR3157
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Aspall Cyder Limited
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Salary: £20,550.40 to £22,963.20
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits & shift enhancements
  • Sector: Marketing and Digital Marketing, Production & Operatives
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production Operatives Aspall Cyder Limited is an established local manufacturer of cyder and vinegar. At an exciting time for the business which has seen a £10m development, we have an excellent opportunity for Production Operatives to join our Process Team on varied shifts on a full-time basis in Aspall, Suffolk. 

As a Production Operative you will initially be assigned to one of our Process Departments (Press & Aseptic, Cyder Making or Vinegar Making) but there will be the opportunity to train across multi-departments for the right individuals. 

Duties may include: 

  • Press & Aseptic – Operating the apple presses, CIP, juice blending, running the aseptic packaging line and preparing various containers for production.
  • Cyder Making – Cyder fermentation make up and monitoring, ingredient mixing, filtration, CIP, product blending, for bottling and bulk tanker dispatch.
  • Vinegar – Vinegar fermentation make up and monitoring, ingredient mixing, filtration, CIP, product blending, for bottling and bulk tanker dispatch and filling bulk containers.

All roles will include operating process plant via automated computer systems, ensuring correct records are up to date on computer systems (SAP) and/or spreadsheets and performing laboratory testing.  

The successful candidate will be working 40 hours a week on a rotating shift basis to include earlys (0600-1400), lates (1400-2200) and nights (2200-0600 - not all positions).  

Although production experience is not necessarily required for these roles, experience of working to set processes and an ability to work under pressure whilst having excellent attention to detail and desire to do a job ‘right first time’ is essential.  The successful candidates must have experience of computer data entry at a minimum, good communication skills and good reading and written English. 

On offer is a starting salary of £20,550.40-£22,963.20 per annum (role dependent), enhancements for unsocial hours (10% for late shift and 15% for nights) as well as 20 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). Benefits include Cashback Healthcare Plan, Pension – 4% employer contribution (scheme rules apply), Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Onsite Free Parking, Cycle to Work Scheme and Staff Sales. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Additional keywords: production, processing, products, fermentation, maker, manufacturing, cyder maker

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