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    Nights Senior Operative

    • Location
    • Salary
    • Job Type
    • Added
    • Job Ref.
    • Melton Mowbray
    • £22,000 Per Annum
    • Permanent
    • 10.11.2017
    • 34453

    Job Description

    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of ambitions personnel who are acting as an employment agency. 

    An opportunity has arisen for a Nights Senior Operative to join the Hygiene team at one of our clients sites based in Melton Mowbray.


    Monday – Friday 22.00-06.00 with additional weekends as and when required.


    The Hygiene Senior Operative will report into the Hygiene Team Leader and will ensure that all areas of responsibility are cleaned to an excellent standard exceeding ours and our customers’ expectations.


    Key responsibilities and accountabilities

    • Liaise regularly with the Team Leader to report progress
    • Deputise for the Team Leader in their absence
    • Coordinate Hygiene staff and ensure work is carried out to a high standard
    • To ensure the plant and machinery are cleaned according to the Hygiene Instruction Cards
    • To encourage team work and new improved ways of working.
    • Liaise with other departments to aid communication and effectiveness.
    • Work closely with other Team Leaders and the Management team in order to make improvements and promote the Hygiene Department within the company.
    • Strive to improve productivity and cost reduction through control of waste and losses, e.g. water, detergents and time by working efficiently
    • Assist with delivery of training for the team, as and when required
    • Liaise with the Maintenance department on breakdowns, completion of documentation and work area inspections, following all Maintenance work carried out, where applicable
    • Completion of cleaning schedule documentation as required in a clear, accurate and legible
    • Deep cleaning of relevant areas following the cleaning schedule, as and when required
    • Investigate out of specification swab results and put in place a corrective action
    • Report problems or issues as they arise, which may impact on product quality, Production/Hygiene activities and environmental issues
    • Ensure Health & Safety procedures, Quality/Hygiene standards and Company Rules/Procedures are adhered to at all times


    Person Specifications


    • Self-motivated and proven experience of motivating others
    • Good man management and problem solving skills
    • GCSE or equivalent level of education – good level of numeracy & literacy in order to carry out area reporting activities
    • Basic IT skills including Excel, Word and email
    • Industrious and able to prioritise tasks to deadlines
    • Must possess an understanding of Allergen awareness



    • Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate (to be achieved within 12 months)
    • Food/process manufacturing background
    • Understanding of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)
    • Health & Safety trained in Manual handling, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and risk assessment
    • Previous people management experience




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