Production Operators

  • £17,940 to £30,000 (dependent on experience and expertise)
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Supplement Factory

What makes us great?

Supplement Factory is an Ashford, Kent-based, business that has been proudly producing nutritional food products and food supplements since 2011. We have been thriving off the back of fantastic growth in this sector, with our high growth predicted to continue whilst we also expand into new ranges.

As we grow, we are looking to bring on talented and enthusiastic individuals as Production Operators within our British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) accredited facilities.

Your new role

We are excited to be seeking at least 5 Production Operators to join our growing and dynamic team, in our state-of-the-art factory facilities. This role will be varied, with a busy production schedule including operating our encapsulation and tablet equipment, working on packing lines or our other manufacturing operations.

The role will also include:

• Operation and cleaning of production equipment and facility to GMP standards;

• Preparation and dispensing of materials for production;

• Accurate completion of production documentation;

• Carrying out necessary in-process control checks; and,

• Completing any other reasonable operational duties, as required for the role.

Requirements – Experience

Our candidates must have experience within a factory environment ideally within food, cosmetic or the pharmaceutical industry.

Our ideal candidates will have experience of working with process or packaging equipment.

Full ‘on the job training’ and safety training will be provided.

Requirements – You

We also look beyond practical experience and expertise, to ensure that we have people that match our ethos and goals here at Supplement Factory. If you have the below personal attributes, we want to hear from you:

• Driven to achieve the best;

• Effective communicator;

• Accurate;

• Team player; and,

• Ability to proactively raise any concerns or suggestions, to continuously improve our operations.

Role Details

We typically work with 6am to 2pm or 2pm to 10pm, alternating shift patterns.

We will also consider other flexible ‘school’ hours such as 9.30am to 2.30pm or start after 5pm.

Total working hours per week are usually 37.5 hours, with a 30-minute unpaid break (or pro-rated equivalent if on ‘school’ or other flexi hours).

Salary is dependent on experience, with a salary range of £9.20, up to £15.00 per hour (salary is dependent on experience and expertise).

What you’ll get in return

As well as the usual benefits, we are also dedicated to supporting our people. We understand that everyone is different, so you may want to stay in the same role that you join us as, or you may want to move into other opportunities within our business after some time. We have a proven record of internal moves such as Production Operators being promoted to Shift Leaders or moving into our Quality team. As we grow, there will be more and more learning and development opportunities and we can review your aspirations in your performance and development conversations.

What’s next?

If you have been shortlisted for this role, you may be required to have an initial telephone interview before being invited to face-to-face interviews onsite with our Manufacturing Managers and Business & Technical Support Admin.

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