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Palletiser

Vacancy Details

Location:
Team Valley, Gateshead
Type:
Permanent
Posted:
09/06/2021
Job Reference No:
4786

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WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FOR

Would you like to work for a manufacturer of some of the nation’s best-known biscuit brands, who has doubled its turnover between 2018 to 2021? Are you looking to join a business who is well and truly on the rise? (pun intended)

Well, look no further. Due to strong growth, Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF) has partnered with Westray Recruitment Group to fill a number of new roles within its factory based in Gateshead.

NFF is part of Biscuit International (BI), one of Europe’s leading players in the private label sweet biscuit market.

NFF’s growth has been driven by the company’s strong performance within the gluten free category, which is a result of an increased number of ‘healthy lifestyle shoppers’ choosing free form products.

The business is an inclusive organisation and they would encourage anyone willing to work hard and who wants to be part of a growing organisation to apply today and join them on their journey.

The business is committed to investing in their Gateshead manufacturing facilities and when joining NFF, you will gain access to a best in class training programme and your journey with the business will have limitless potential.

Three of our permanent roles are for Palletisers. Palletisers will build up cases of finished product by hand and prepare it for cold storage.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?

  • Safely operating and cleaning assigned equipment.
  • Packet code setting/positioning
  • Attending Quality Kitchens- knowledge of specification of the outer case, inner case/wrap, seal and understanding Quality Kitchen report.
  • Troubleshoot wrapping issues to be able to provide relevant information to attending setter/engineer
  • Reporting potential issues before they become breakdowns/MI.
  • Stacking and wrapping finished product appropriately and transporting safely into finished goods warehouse.
  • Completing start-up tasks: stacking cardboard, loading plastic wrap, bringing pallets to Palletizing room, logging into computer to prep tags for the day.
  • Completing quality checks on finished product.
  • Completing paperwork in accurate and timely manner.
  • Inputting data on a computer terminal to identify, label, and palletize finished products.
  • Interacting with warehouse team members, production, and quality control to maximize output efficiency, quality and safety.
  • Ensuring finished product, stacked, stored correctly and safely
  • General safety of the palletising and warehousing area- ready at all times.
  • All quality checks completed, data entered into computer systems correctly and required paperwork completed
  • Maintain GMP at all times, including allergen.

WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?

Essential:

  • Right to work in United Kingdom
  • Good standard of verbal and written English communication.
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Experience of forking in a similar role

Desirable:

  • Good standard of general education
  • Experience of working in a food industry.
  • Generic wrapper knowledge
  • Food Safety training
  • Manual Handling
  • Forklift Truck training

WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?

This is a permanent night shift role where you will be required to work a total of 36 hours per week, comprising of 3 x 12-hour shifts.

You will work Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday one week and then the following week you will work Thursday, Friday & Saturday. You will not work on a Sunday.

This role provides an incredible work life balance as you will have up to 7 days rest between rotations every three weeks.

WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING

This position pays £9.44 per hour. NFF provides auto-enrolled pension and free parking for all employees.

FANCY A CHAT?

Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Consultants Sarah Quinn or Sadie Wright who are leading the search. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch on 0191 492 6622 or via email at [email protected]

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