Vacancy: Machine Assistant

The main functions of the post are:

Taking off product from the production run, checking for quality standards against signed off samples and packing product to customer’s specification
Feeding product into the process machinery as determined by the Machine Operator

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure all the specification for product and packing are in place before the process commences
  • To ensure all relevant paperwork is completed to the required standards during and on completion of a production run and/or at the end of the shift. To ensure that all documentation and records are recorded in or on the Job Bag
  • To assist the Machine Operator during the ‘set up’ process and running of all jobs
  • Being vigilant of customer’s product for any Quality, Hygiene or Contaminations issues and reporting any issues to Management Tier and completing the relevant documentation
  • To assist with machine cleaning and maintenance as directed by the Machine Operator
  • Report to the Management Tier any concerns you may have relating to Staff, Health & Safety, Machinery, Quality and Hygiene as a matter of urgency to ensure controls are in place at all times
  • To communicate in person and on the telephone with colleagues, customers and other visitors in a friendly and positive manner
  • Complete all relevant documentation as set out in Company procedures
  • To work in accordance with Health & Safety and Hygiene regulations, and to report all accidents/incidents to the Management Tier
  • To undertake training and personal development that may be required to assist you in your current role or may be a requirement of the Company
  • To undertake any other such duties within the competency of the post which may from time to time be determined by the Company
  • To work effectively as part of a Team to deliver and demonstrate the Company’s Values and Guiding Principles
  • To work in accordance with the Quality, Hygiene and Health & Safety standards of the company, this will include the ‘clean as you go’ policy


  • Industry experience
  • Engineering experience
  • Good Organisational skills
  • Experience of recognised standards ie ISO & BRC
  • Manual Handling awareness
  • Health & Hygiene awareness
  • HACCP awareness (QP09 SOP)
  • Health & Safety
  • Induction Hygiene
  • All process
  • All Misc
  • All Take off
  • All Cleaning
  • Glass, Brittle, Ceramic Reg

Support Training Requirements – in house training

  • HACCP – External Certification
  • HACCP Awareness/Competence Iss.1
  • Hazard and Risk Awareness
  • NVQ Certified – Warehouse Management
  • QP19 Contamination
  • Manual Handling
  • Induction – Health and Hygiene Awareness FCCQF12
  • Health & Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Site Pest Control QP14

We are looking for the right candidate to meet our Company Values, have the necessary experience, enthusiasm, able to demonstrate passion in the role and with an excellent work ethic.

The candidate will be required to work to our shift system and overtime requirements to meet customer needs.

The candidate can expect a clean and friendly working environment with an attractive pay package which includes Life Cover, Pension, Holiday Pay Bonus and work wear.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes to meet our requirements, please email our Operations Director – Liam Cox: