Production Operative

Job Reference: WO458
Location: Worcester

Salary: £8.72-12.08 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: See below for details

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

We require Production Operatives for our client in Worcester, within walking distance from the City Centre. Our client is a well known food manufacturer with local roots. This is an ongoing, temporary assignment, with the potential to become permanent following a successful trial period. The site also benefits from free parking.

Hours of work:

  • 0600-1400 Monday - Friday
  • 1400-2200 Monday - Friday
  • 2200-0600 Sunday - Thursday

Duties will include:

  • Ensures the line is supplied with materials to maintain production, Visual inspection of packaged product on the production line. Quality checking and machine minding

  • Role involves standing all day and some manual work and lifting

  • Delivers shift outputs for the production area of responsibility, in line with the daily production plan
  • Delivers agreed KPI targets for the production area of responsibility, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are adhered to at all times, and quality, safety, performance and attendance standards are maintained
  • Takes responsibility for safe operation of machine, as well as own personal safety – and the safety of colleagues
  • Utilises SAP and MII software to record data and ensures all production data is captured via appropriate methods (paper or electronically), accurately and with sufficient detail
  • Carries out regular machine checks, maintains a record of all checks completed and escalates faults appropriately
  • Supports problem solving (RCA/SoC) to identify root causes; including detailed explanation of faults and also proposing and implementing solutions where appropriate
  • Good communication with all employees
  • Carries out all cleaning activities and ensures completed in line with site standards and procedures (GMP, CIP, Allergen Controls)
  • Seeks to grow own skill level and competency in machine operating and understanding site wide processes and systems


  • Basic Food Hygiene training preferred
  • FLT qualified (ideal, but not essential)

Rate of Pay:

  • Starter Operator Rate AM/PM - £8.72 (over 25) and £8.26 (under 25)
  • Starter Operator Rate Nights - £10.22 (over 25) and £9.76 (under 25)
  • After 12 weeks, and depending on skill and ability:
  • Level 1 Operator AM/PM - £9.55
  • Level 1 Operator Nights - £11.05
  • Level 2 Operator AM/PM - £10.58
  • Level 2 Operator Nights - £12.08

Other benefits of working for The Best Connection Group Ltd include:

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Online payslips
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension contribution
  • On-going assignments

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • Hourly rate as above, or the appropriate National Minimum Wage (age dependent)
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Shift Premiums

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