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DATE ADDED: Thu 10/05/2018

Production Operative

Banbury, UK
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COMPANY: NEWLY WEDS FOODS

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Production Operative

Due to increased business, Newly Weds® Foods Ltd is looking to recruit Production Operatives in our Blend Department (various shifts are available).

The Company

When you work at Newly Weds® Foods, you are part of a creative and innovative environment, inspiring new tastes, embracing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of food science.

We are a leading privately owned global food ingredients business. The European division is rapidly growing and is a market leader in the manufacture of food coatings, seasonings and functional ingredient systems.

The Banbury site manufactures food coatings systems, dry blends, bread crumbs and rusk products. The site is a real success story and the team consistently deliver significant growth year on year. The site has a major ongoing capital investment plan and with new production capability currently being built, it is an exciting time to join us.

The Role

-To work as a Production Operative in the Blend Department where the main activities include weighing up, mixing, packing, stacking and material handling;

-Ensure a quality process throughout from the product, to the packaging, to adhering to corporate quality standards;

-Ensure relevant paperwork is completed on time, and suggest improvements where applicable;

-Adhere to corporate sanitation standards at all times;

-Adhere to NWF health and safety policy, reporting any near misses or issues observed relating to quality, safety, sanitation, machinery or throughput to the Department Manager;

The Person

-Literate and numerate;

-Physically fit (the role involves consistently lifting bags, throughout the shift, that weigh up to 25kg)

-Basic health and safety knowledge;

-Ability to problem solve;

-Computer literate;

-Commitment to NWF Banbury Values

o“Collaboration”Be One Team

o“Flexibility”Be Adaptable and Proactive

o“Inspiration”Be A Role Model

o“Integrity”Do The Right Thing (First Time, Every Time)

o“Efficiency”Eliminate All Kinds of Waste (Time & Materials)

o“Responsibility”Take Ownership and Accountability

Terms and conditions, include:

Working hours and salary– we currently have vacancies across all of our shifts (salaries are inclusive of shift allowance):


·2300-0700, Sunday to Thursday, fixed shift - £33,441.35


·0700-1500, Monday to Friday, fixed shift - £25,143.87


·1500-2300, Monday to Friday, fixed shift - £33,441.35


·12 hour continental night shift, 1900-0700, working a 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off shift pattern - £35,113.44


·12 hour continental day shift, 0700-1900, working on a 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off shift pattern - £29,305.20

Benefits - a pension with 3% contributions, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service, 2 x salary death in service benefit, health care cash plan, as well as many others.

Please apply by emailing HR a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet our person specification, as outlined in the job description. All application letters should be with us by 9.00am on Friday 25th May.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June at our site in Banbury.



Role: Production Operative
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Banbury, South East

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