Senior Packing Operative – FMCG

Location: Cambridgeshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,043 - £26,728 per year
Contact: Elly Clow
Call: Elly
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“Find a job you love and you'll never work another day in your life"

gap professional is proud to be working in partnership with luxury chocolatier Hotel Chocolat to recruit Senior Packing Operatives for its St. Neots site. These are permanent positions, available from the end of June onwards and offer successful candidates an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic organisation in a progressive environment.

Working hours
Sunday - Thursday, 10pm - 6am

Pay rate
£25,043 - £26,728 per year (depending on experience)

Benefits you'll receive include:

 Free weekends
 We operate 24/5 rather than 24/7, so you’ll never have to work on weekends (excluding Sunday nights).

 Holidays
 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays

 Bonus
 All permanent employees are entitled to our discretionary bonus scheme.

 Life assurance
 You’ll be covered by our life assurance plan after three months.

 Hotel Chocolat discount
Hard work should be rewarded. You’ll receive seasonal gift cards and generous discounts including chocolate (naturally) and every other product in our range from award-winning alcohol to cocoa inspired cookery books. You’ll also receive 70% off your stay at our luxury resort in St Lucia.

 Sharesaver scheme
 A saving scheme that offers you the opportunity to buy shares in Hotel Chocolat plc.

 Eye tests
 It’s in all of our interest to keep you fit and healthy, and that includes your eyesight.

 Pension
 Contributory pension scheme.

 Cycle to work scheme
 Good for the environment and great if you can, available to all employees.

 Progression
 Excellent opportunities for career progression.

 

What makes working for this leading brand different? Well, that’s easy:

  1.  Since its inception in 1993, Hotel Chocolat has been raising the bar as an innovative, authentic, and ethical manufacturer, which is passionate about fairness, equality and giving back – three core qualities it also lives by as an employer.
  2. These qualities mean that Hotel Chocolat just keeps growing. To date, there are 103 stores across the UK and an international presence from Copenhagen to Hong Kong, a restaurant in London and a boutique hotel in St Lucia, employing over 1300 people. But it's not stopping there.
  3. Hotel Chocolat is committed to continually investing in its employees. Its mission is to ensure each person is given the opportunity to learn and grow alongside the business in a friendly and energetic working environment, where ideas flow and everyone is committed to achieving the same goals, together.

What does your role entail?

  • Ensuring your line section is performing to outlined efficiency, quality, food safety and yield standards.
  • Supporting team members with problem-solving.
  • Completing all start-up checks and highlighting any potential issues.
  • Working closely with the engineering teams to reduce downtime, within cost controls for the department.
  • Ensure all aspects of international working are adhered to and supported.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety systems, remaining responsible for your own health and safety and that of others around you.
  • Stepping up and covering for other roles in the department where applicable.
  • Supporting root cause or CI analysis - (quality, efficiency and labour).
  • Recording and reviewing data, highlighting any trends and concerns

What skills and experience do we need?

  • Experience of a similar role in an environment where quality health and safety are key
  • Food Safety Level 2
  • HACCP Training
  • A proactive, ‘can do’ attitude, bringing enthusiasm, energy and a passion for high standards
  • A ‘working together as one’ approach – offering flexibility and a commitment to team success
  • The ability to challenge constructively and receive feedback openly

Click the 'apply now' button to submit your application or contact Elly Clow on elly.clow@gap-professional.com / 07498296298.

Please note the company observes current guidelines on social distancing and all appropriate measures in support of the current situation are in place and operational.