Packing Operatives

Posted By: Paul Ponton
Salary: £10.13 per hour
Location: York
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Production

Central Employment is looking to employ Packing Operatives for an established manufacturer of pet food brands. Their purpose is centered around having Healthy Pets and Happy Owners whilst ensuring nutritious, high quality pet foods are affordable to all.

We are looking for exceptional people to join the company as they continue to grow and expand their offering to pets here in the UK.

Typical responsibilities will include:

Setting up and running a variety of packing lines in a dynamic and often high-pressure environment.
Responding to machine stoppages – identify and manually correct issues where possible or escalate to the engineering team if required.
Replenishing components to ensure continuous production is maintained.
Performing various quality checks such as metal detection, barcodes and best before dates.
Operating a Forklift Truck (if you do not hold a current license training will be provided).
You will be the machine owner and be responsible for driving OEE and coordinating stakeholders to ensure that you receive the service you require to keep the machine running to a high standard.
When you join, you will go through their structured induction and training programme. This will include information on the regulations of Food Safety legislation amongst other things to help you succeed in your role. As your skill set grows, you will have opportunities to increase your salary.

Essential Ingredients

You must have great organisational skills and attention to detail in order to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in English and Maths.
Previous production or factory experience will be preferred, but applications from all backgrounds will be considered.
You must be available to work on a rotational shift pattern.
Due to our location, it’s essential that you have your own transport, as the site isn’t accessible via public transport.


  • £9.51ph + shift pay £30 per week (equivalent £10.13ph)


  • 48 hours per week – Rotational shift pattern of 6am-6pm/6pm-6am Mon – Thurs

Pension Scheme: 

  • NEST pension scheme Employee contributions 5% / Employer contribution 3%


  • 25 days (Pro Rata) + Bank Holidays in lieu

Other Benefits: 

  • Free parking, tasty treats, discounted products, free hot drinks and paid sick pay

If you are interested in this position, please apply direct to this advert with your up-to-date contact details and a CV where possible.

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