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Could a Production Operative role be right for you?

Posted on in Job Hunting

Are you searching for a new role? Are you wondering if a Production Operative role could be right for you? We’ve got you covered with an A – Z guide on working as a Food Production Operative. Carry on reading to find out more.

 What does a food production operative do?

Production operative duties and responsibilities vary between clients and the department you choose to work in. A typical day in the life could consist of picking and packing a variety of food goods or working on a production line whilst working within a team environment. You will operate cutting edge machinery whilst producing high-quality products, ensuring they are of the best quality before they reach the customer. Click here to find out what it’s like working at the Kinnerton chocolate factory as a food production/line operative.

Skills and training

Here at PMP Recruitment, you don’t need to have any previous training as we will provide full training to ensure you are successful in the role. What we do look for is an ability to pay close attention to detail, work within a team, and to work within a fast-moving environment.

Wage / Salary

The average salary can range from £8.72 to £11.50 per hour, plus many roles will offer an increased pay rate for overtime hours. The salary will differ depending on the location and client, take a look here to find a role near you.

Perks and Benefits

There are plenty of perks and benefits available including the opportunity to work alongside world-leading brands such as Nestlé, Del Monte, or Kinnerton. Depending on the client you can also expect a variety of other perks such as free onsite parking, a subsidised canteen, immediate starts, weekly pay, exclusive access to discounted goods at staff shops, and many more.

How to become a Production Operative

Becoming a production operative with PMP Recruitment is a quick and easy process, and our experienced recruitment team will support you every step of the way. You can click here to find out how to apply. Every recruitment process will be bespoke to each of our clients so the virtual hiring process and procedure will reflect the role. But don’t worry, once you’ve applied our friendly team will be in touch to walk you through the recruitment process and help you in your new role. 

Interested in becoming a food production operative? Click here to find a role near you!

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