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Production Operative

Job Title: Production Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosforth
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 183
Job Published: October 05, 2018 10:33

Job Description

Location: Gosforth Newcastle, GB, NE12 8DW

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.
 
We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates

Hourly Rate: £8.818 (Full Rate)

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

Hours: 39

Shifts: 6am and 10pm and 5 out of 7days

Contract: Temporary

Job Description

As a Production Operative, you’ll work as part of a close-knit team and play a major part in making and packing some of the nation’s much loved products.  Everyone has a passion for quality and follows all the correct processes and procedures to ensure the best products are made and our customers are satisfied.   

Skills

Comfortable with handling, preparing and baking of food, long periods of standing, lifting and carrying, as well as other tasks such as cleaning.
No evidence of respiratory problems (as working in a bakery environment has exposure to flour and dust and would not suit individuals with respiratory problems).
Legal entitlement to work in the UK (e.g. Valid VISA or Work Permit for non EEC residents)
Flexible in availability for working hours (as may be required to work different shifts each week, or asked to work overtime).
Benefits

Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business
You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary
You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
Other benefits include:

Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
Childcare Vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme
Healthcare Plans
Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application

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