We are currently looking to recruit a Machine Setter for our:

PM shift (Monday to Friday 15.00pm – 00.30am £11.65/hour)

To ensure that all equipment on the line is operated correctly and efficiently, whilst conducting appropriate frontline maintenance to maintain and improve the equipment performance and maximise product output whilst maintaining product quality

Key accountabilities include the following: –

Setting up and maintaining the line and its machines (including its computer equipment) at the beginning of the shift and throughout.

Ensuring the line is adjusted to the required position for each specific job on the plan.

Ensure the machines and line runs to optimum efficiency by investigating downtime and ensuring corrective action is implemented through SIC (Short Interval Control) reviews and PPM Systems.

Proactively identify and resolve any issues on the line and its machines to ensure they are resolved in a timely manner.

Ensure understanding of KPIs to enable you to work towards these as both an individual and encouraging the line team to meet these with support from the Key Operator.

Endeavour to keep waste levels to an absolute minimum and continuously work to reduce these levels.

Overseeing line activity, by ensuring all aspects of the line are running at the correct pace.

Carryout paperwork for the line in the absence of your Key Operator or in support of their duties.

Help the line team to ensure that general line tasks are conducted to a high standard, including packing and assembling goods onto pallets for dispatch.

Cleaning and maintaining machinery and work areas to be always at a high standard.

You must have full understanding of the sites Food Safety, HACCP, QA and Hygiene Standards whilst also carrying out safety checks or risk assessments when required.

Attend daily meetings when required or in the absence of the Key Operator.

Understand the customer standards and specifications for each product to ensure the line minimises any complaints or rejections by always maintaining the quality of product and packaging.

Maintain a constant understanding of changes and adaptations made to the equipment or machinery on the line. Ensure any changes are cascaded to individuals in the team where appropriate.

Provide support to other departments and teams when required to create the ‘One Team’ environment as outlined in our leadership principles

Clean and tidy own work area so that hygiene and H&S standards are maintained, and undertake straightforward hygiene tasks

Ideal Skills/experience required: –

Operation of the Slicer and other machinery

Good Mechanical Background

Flexible working attitude to ensure the line is covered in roles where required

Proactive with a positive attitude

Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Food Safety, Health & Safety, SSOW and General Procedures


Working also as part of a dedicated team you will be rewarded with not only a highly competitive hourly rate but additional benefits also, to include:

joining bonus, attendance raffle, subsidised canteen, free food Friday, life insurance on pension, refer a friend scheme, staff shop, high street/online discount programme

There are always great opportunities for additional training, job diversity and promotion.

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