Micro Ingredients Controller Hovingham, England

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Micro Ingredients Controller

Based between Malton and Thirsk – own transport essential due to location

Job Details:

£10 per hour, Full-time, Permanent, 40 hours per week (Mon to Fri, 12 noon -8.30pm) – 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays – Company Pension Scheme – Child Care Vouchers – Free onsite parking

The Company:

Our client is a reputable and successful family owned and operated business which manufactures and supplies animal feed across the North of England, from a purpose-built production site, using our own LGV fleet of vehicles. Our on-going success stems from our dedication to provide high quality products and excellent service to each of our customers.

They looking to recruit a Micro Ingredients Controller to join the team. The successful candidate will work as part of a small dedicated team on a fixed shift pattern.

The Role:

Overall Job Purpose:

You will be responsible and take ownership for all aspects of micro ingredients handling from stock rotation to the accurate and timely weighing of ingredients to ensure production requirements are met. You will maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the Weigh Room and racked warehouses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage the stock rotation and transfer of bagged micro ingredients stocks around the site
  • Use of counterbalance forklift pallet truck for stock transfer and unloading of deliveries
  • Hand weighing of batched material combinations in a timely and efficient manner
  • Inputting batched micro ingredients in to the hand tip point and scanning to record batch tracking accurately
  • Working with the Raw Materials Planner, conduct weekly, month end and ad-hoc stock-takes of micro ingredients and take corrective actions accordingly
  • Ensuring the manufacture of feed within UFAS compliance
  • Management of waste packaging, including removal and bailing
  • Liaise with team members to ensure efficient operation of the mill
  • Maintaining mill hygiene standards to internal and UFAS requirements
  • Following Company policies and procedures at all times
  • Adhere to all site and company Health and safety regulations and have a familiarity with the requirements and implications of the Health and Safety at Work Act

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Hold a full UK car driving licence
  • Ability to work in a practical, hands on environment
  • IT competency skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Methodical and accurate
  • Time management to achieve target outcome
  • Effective planning skills
  • Vigilant Health & Safety awareness


  • Familiar with a production environment
  • Counterbalance FLT licence

The role can be physically demanding at times therefore a degree of physical fitness is required.

To apply for the role of Micro Ingredients Controller, please apply via the button or link shown. If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further details.

Keywords: Micro Ingredients, Controller, Micro Ingredients Controller, Counterbalance, Mill Operative


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