skip to main content

Machine Operative/Production Operative

Dale Farm
Manufacturing and Production
Cookstown, County Tyrone
£11.44 - £11.92 per hour
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J305_1715868654
Apply now

Job description

Staffline is recruiting candidates to work as a Bulk Cheese Operative at our client - a leading Dairy processor - based in Cookstown.

This full-time role offers fixed shifts.

The hours available include:

3 Days on 3 days off 3 nights on


The hourly rate is £11.44 per hour day shift and £11.92 per hour night shift

Overtime is available

Experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential as full training is provided.

Job Role:

As a Bulk Cheese & Whey Process Operative on Towers you will become responsible for ensuring the efficient running of Plant associated with the bagging and sealing of our Cheese blocks and all associated Micro and Chemi sampling as well as cleaning of plant following COP Schedules. As this is a developing role, the successful candidate will be required to train and become competent in Cheesemaking and Whey operations roles as required by the company. This development, through training, will help the successful candidate develop a high level of cheese and whey process knowledge. The role calls for candidates who have an interest in acquiring the specialist knowledge and craft skills required in cheese making alongside the capability to operate state of the art, highly automated production facilities to produce quality cheese, from pasteurisation through curd production to finished product. In addition, this role will incorporate whey processing. Full training will be provided to develop a comprehensive understanding of the processes involved.

The shift pattern will be a 3 days on, 3 days off basis rotating between days and nights (7-7).

This is an important and key role within our cheesemaking operation and we are looking for people with energy and drive, who are keen to develop specialist skills, take on responsibility and be part of a successful team. The ideal candidate should have:
* Recent and relevant food/production experience.
* Previous Machine operation experience.
* Flexibility to work shift pattern - including weekends.
* The ability to work with minimal supervision.
* A good general level of education, preferably with knowledge of food hygiene.

Our Perfect Worker

Our ideal Bulk Cheese Operative will have a basic understanding of English, both written and verbal, in order to communicate with other workers. They will also need to be reliable, punctual and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Key Information and Benefits

- Earn up to £11.92 per hour
- Fixed shifts available
- Temp to perm opportunity
- Canteen on site
- Free car parking on site
- PPE provided
- Full training provided
- Opportunities for overtime

About Staffline

Staffline is the biggest recruiter in the UK and Ireland, and we believe in putting people first. Every day, we help tens of thousands of people find work in logistics, food, transport, retail, and agriculture. We can do the same for you.

We listen to the needs of our workers and always aim to offer flexible shift work and opportunities for overtime, as we know these are important to you.

So you can always speak to a Staffline representative. Staffline is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that our job adverts are correct at the time of publication, but some details and job responsibilities are subject to change.

This job advert may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, by third-party websites, without prior written consent from Staffline.

Share job

Related vacancies