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Machine Operator Thirsk

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Due to continued growth, one of our clients is looking to bring on-board a Machine Operator.

They are a family owned food manufacturing company that has grown massively in the past few years. They are known not only for their high-quality products but also for investing heavily in their training and providing great opportunities for employees to grow and advance their careers.

About the Role

  • As a Machine Operator, you will be based in the production area of the business - it's a fast-moving manufacturing environment so you must be comfortable with working in a dynamic and often high-pressure environments.
  • You will be trained on how to operate food production machines, you will learn how to start them up, change settings and parts and clean the machines down.
  • Because it is a food production environment, in general, there is a lot of cleaning up to do and you must be able to comply with all of the food safety regulations.
  • In addition to that, you will also be expected to operate a forklift truck, all the training will be provided.
  • As your role progresses, you will learn how to perform various quality checks such as product temperature, moisture, density etc., and learn how to operate within the computer control room.

Hours & Location

  • Our client operates rotational shift pattern so you must be comfortable with working 12-hour shifts (6a-6pm/6pm-6am) - one week of day shifts and one week of nights. You will work 48 hours per week and will be rewarded with an annual salary of £24,585 (£9.85p/h paid weekly).
  • Our client is based in a rural area just outside Thirsk in North Yorkshire so it is important that you can drive and have your own transport.

What to Expect

  • When you join our client you will be put through their structured 12-week induction and training programme.
  • As you progress and increase your skill set, you will have an opportunity to increase your salary up to £26,083 p/annum.
  • They also have a generous pension plan, childcare vouchers, a staff shop, free parking, a cycle to work scheme and team days out.

About You

They are looking for hard-working and motivated people who would love to grow with the business and learn the art of manufacturing. It's great if you have previous production or factory experience, but they will also consider people with different work experience as long as you are committed and have a desire to work in manufacturing.

If this sounds like a great fit for you, please register your interest and we will get in touch with you to discuss further.

Machine Operator / Production Worker / Factory Operative / Process Operator / Food Manufacturing / FMCG / Extruder Operator / Factory Worker / Machine Technician / Line Operator / Forklift Truck Driver


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