Join Our Machine-Made Products Team !
We are looking for Production Operatives to join our friendly and expanding Machine-Made Products Night Shift! These exciting Sunday to Thursday positions* command a starting salary of £11.92 per hour, with an enhanced rate of £14.90 per hour**, which will be paid for the majority of hours, combining to deliver a representative £553 weekly gross! Furthermore, our new pay banding system allows opportunities to increase this even further as you progress through your training and pay bandings will be reviewed again in April 2024! A company induction day (09:00 to 15:30) will be required attendance the week before joining.
* Sunday Night to Thursday Night (22:00 to 06:30 approx.)
** Enhanced rate paid for hours worked between 8pm and 6am and for hours over 37.5 per week. Any hours worked on a Sunday paid at £15.85 per hour.
All roles are fully task-rotated to reduce fatigue and ensure your job remains engaging throughout the course of the shift.
Machine Setup: You will be responsible for the initial setup of our production machines at the beginning of each shift, ensuring they are set up correctly for the shift
Line Operation: You'll be in charge of operating the production line, making sure it runs at the optimal speed to produce thousands of products per hour!
Supplying the Production Lines: You'll also be responsible for keeping our production lines well-supplied with the delicious fillings created by our Mix Room teams.
Depositor Operation: Operating depositors is another important aspect of your role, as you'll ensure that products are accurately filled.
Hand Finished Products: In the case of hand finished products, such as turnovers, you will be responsible for precise manual application of flavourful fillings and the folding of each pastry parcel.
Waste Management: We take waste and yield management seriously, and you will be responsible for collecting and handling waste properly to maintain a clean and efficient work environment for the production of high quality pastry delights.
Quality Control: Performing weight checks on completed products is vital to our quality control efforts, ensuring that our products meet the highest standards.
Decorative Touch: Adding the finishing touches to bespoke products by applying decorative elements will also be a part of your role from time to time.
Topping Application: For products that require toppings, you'll operate the topper equipment to guarantee the precise application of toppings, such as herbs and rusk.
Glazer Operation: Operating glazers is a part of your role, which involves ensuring it's functioning correctly, offering consistent glaze coverage and at the correct speed.
Team Support: You'll be part of a close-knit team with a dedicated team leader always available to provide help and guidance.
Training Program: We provide full and comprehensive training. You'll undergo a training program that prioritizes quality and efficiency, turning you into a food manufacturing pro in no time!
Are you tempted to become a key player in the manufacture of our delicious pastries?
Why Join Us?
By joining our machine-made products teams as a Production Operative, you'll be at the heart of our pastry production, contributing to the creation of high quality products that our customers love. We offer a supportive work environment, opportunities for growth, and a chance to be a part of a team that takes pride in producing exceptional quality pastry products.
If you're looking for a rewarding role in a dynamic and growing company, apply now to join our talented machine-made products team. Your attention to detail and dedication, including the vital machine setup at the start of each shift, will make a significant impact on our production process.
We offer a diverse array of shift patterns to accommodate our exciting expansion plans. All shifts over 7 hours in length offer an hour's break throughout the day.
Finally, we pay what we advertise - no reduced rates for under-25s, no bait-and-switch, no funny business! Just a proper job with a proper paycheck!
Even better bits!
After your probationary period, you'll not only be a valued member of our team but will also have earned a Food Safety Level 2 certificate and H&S Level 2 certificate, enhancing your personal skill set and qualifications.
At our company, we are committed to your growth and development. We offer a comprehensive training and development program and have a strong track record of promoting talent from within the business. Your career progression really matters to us.
Our Company Values of 'Customer First', 'Honesty', 'Quality', 'Friendliness', and 'Passion' are at the core of everything we do. With 220 dedicated colleagues, we take immense pride in making the world a better place every day by filling it with delicious pasties and savoury pastry delights.
But that's not all! In addition to working alongside an amazing team of individuals, you will also be part of a company that has achieved a Gold Health and Wellbeing Award. Your well-being is essential to us, and we are dedicated to supporting a healthy and happy workforce.
If you are a team player with a positive 'can do' attitude and you want to be part of our friendly and rapidly growing company, we encourage you to apply here or call 01208 265830 for more information.
Please visit our careers page for information on what it's like at Proper Cornish but here are a few of our Proper Perks to whet your appetite!
- Free pasties and other pastries every day
- Free fruit and drinks every day
- Subsidised canteen
- Monthly colleague treats
- Quarterly Staff BBQs
- Bake sales / competitions
- Christmas goodies and celebrations
- Free use of spa and golf facilities in St Austell
- Subsidised massages
- Mental health First Aiders
- Company funded Health Cash Plan
- Death in Service Plan
- Employee Assistance Programme (24 / 7 free and confidential helpline)
- Employment anniversary cash awards
- £500 colleague referral bonuses
- Huge discounts on boxes of pasties, pastries, cakes and tarts!
- Local business discounts
- Cycle Scheme / loan bikes
- Excellent Career Development Opportunities
- Great Company Communication (Monthly Newsletter, Suggestion Boxes, Colleague Comms Team etc)
- Flexible working opportunities
- Job security with a growing business