Hygiene Operative

Posted By: Ben Mitchell
Salary: £9.50per hour
Location: Gateshead
Job Type:
Category: Manufacturing, Hygiene, Production

Central Employment are currently seeking a Hygiene Operative on behalf of a busy food manufacturer based in Team Valley, Gateshead. As Hygiene Operative you will be responsible for a variety of tasks from sweeping and cleaning to disassembling production belts and machinery, deep cleaning to a very high standard.


  • Cleaning to a very high standard, ensuring all machinery is free from contamination
  • Observing Food Hygiene Standards
  • Report any damage discovered whilst cleaning, including damage to belts, machinery or equipment
  • Ensure that all production waste is removed and disposed of appropriately
  • Make sure all appropriate documentation is signed once all cleaning tasks have been completed
  • Check that chemicals are used in correct dosages and for the appropriate cleaning tasks

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience of Hygiene Cleaning
  • Prepared to work night shifts
  • Able to understand and implement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Capable of working independently or as part of a team
  • Understanding of site hygiene and Health & Safety
  • Good attention to detail
  • Previous experience with cleaning chemicals and COSHH procedures

Rate of pay

£9.50 p/hr rising to £12.26 after 12 weeks for night shifts, or £10.88 for back shifts.

Shift times & days

Monday to Thursday, 10pm-6am and Fridays, 3pm-9pm (possible weekends)

Please apply on-line (attaching your CV). Be advised that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually, but please be assured that we will contact all applicants selected for interview in due course. Central Employment is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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