VBites Careers

Continue your career with the Pioneers of Plant-Based Food

Thank you for considering a career with VBites. As the plant-based economy booms, we are hiring all the time to add to our team of dedicated and visionary staff.

If you would be interested in joining our team, you can email liz@vbites.com for more information. 

 

WE’RE HIRING!

JOB DESCRIPTION 

 
JOB TITLE :    Production Operative
DEPARTMENT : Operations
LOCATION : Newcastle
   

OVERVIEW

 

The Production Operative will be assigned to an area in the factory under a supervisor where you will be working on a production line producing a number of food products. This will predominately be in one area however Staff shortages or shift changes may mean that you will be required to work in other areas as needed.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·      Checking products on the production line for quality and quantities according to specifications/recipes

·      Ensuring that production deadlines are met efficiently and safely

·      Understand the importance of food hygiene, traceability and safety and how to achieve the required standards

·      Adhering to food safety manufacturing standards

·      Keeping machines supplied with packaging, materials and labels as needed.

·      Reporting machine faults

·      Follow the recipes and associated processes

·      Fill relevant paperwork including CCP documentation accurately and in a timely manner

·      Move packaged items and materials around the warehouse and factory using pallet trolleys or forklift truck

·      Keep machines and production areas clean and tidy during your shift, following the H&S and COSHH where applicable

·      Follow the recipes and associated processes accurately

·      Adhering to company Health & Safety and GMP policies

·      Liaise with Quality team and report and discrepancies with food safety and quality with materials, packaging, machinery, general GMP and WIP

·      You will be required to wear the appropriate PPE as specified

This list is not exhaustive and the post-holder will be required to undertake any additional tasks, training and/or development activity as directed by the company from time to time to meet the exigencies of the operation.

 

Knowledge & Specific Job Skills

 

Essential:

  • Good observational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work quickly and ensuring targets are hit
  • Good team-working skills
  • Basic knowledge of Maths and English
  • All personnel are responsible for food safety and health and safety

 

Desired:

  • Previous experience working on a manufacturing production line
  • Previous food production experience

 

If you would be interested in joining our team, you can email liz@vbites.com for more information. 

 

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