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Production Operator - Spray Dry

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.



Location: Thirsk, United Kingdom

Starting salary during 3-month probationary period £29,575 including shift premium (hourly rate £14.13)
Salary upon successful completion of probationary training £32,500 including shift premium (hourly rate £15.52)
Shifts: 24 hours, 7 days a week | 4 days on, 4 days off | 12-hour shifts – 06:00 to 18:00; 18:00 to 06:00



Key Responsibilities: 


•    Provide on time delivery of spray dried powders, reactions and pastes; packed and palletised as per process order requirements
•    Achieve KPI’s and personal competencies 
•    Work as a team to produce and execute weekly production plan
•    Ensure you, your colleagues and your work area are ‘safe’ and ‘food safe’ at all times 
•    Report plant and systems breakdowns 
•    Engage with Continuous Improvement work-streams to improve working environment


We value:


•    Practical problem-solving skills
•    HACCP/good hygiene and housekeeping
•    Team working and collaboration skills
•    Good English literacy and numeracy skills
•    Previous production experience in a food manufacturing environment
•    Effective communication skills
•    Someone who is hardworking and keen to progress
•    Someone who is driven, conscientious and results focused 



We offer:

•    An inspiring journey of learning and transformation
•    To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities and society at large
•    To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology
•    Training and career progression
•    Generous starting salary and benefits 







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