Abattoir Operatives

Company: Pilgrims UK
Location: Lincolnshire
Salary: Competitive
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We have exciting opportunities for Full-Time Permanent / Direct Operatives within Dalehead Foods – Spalding, in the Abattoir Department.

Dalehead Foods is part of one of the biggest Protein Producers in the World – to be part of the Team, you will cover various tasks as follows:

Ensure carcasses are dressed and trimmed according to Customer specifications as directed by the Abattoir Manager/Supervisor

Ensure work is carried out to the best of the Operative’s abilities to meet production deadlines

Seek training to maintain skills and remain up to date with best practice

Ensure that all parts of the carcase are trimmed to produce optimum production yield while adhering to legislation and Company requirements

Work as part of a team and take responsibility for own work

Carry out all procedures in a safe manner in accordance with training

Comply with Company policy and procedures on safe food handling and hygiene at all times

Maintain responsibility for operational effectiveness of equipment and machinery and report faults to Management in a timely manner

Maintain personal PPE

Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned necessary to meet business needs.Skills:

Previous experience in a food production environment is essential

Ability to demonstrate knife skills for the Skilled roles, or

Willingness to learn in Semi-skilled / Trainee roles

Good communication

Ability to work on own initiative whilst working as part of a team, striving to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction

When fully skilled / signed off, you have the opportunity to earn an attractive Skilled hourly rate and a discretionary productivity bonus! You will also benefit from, where overtime is required, to be paid at the relevant generous overtime rates!

Other benefits include progression plan (where applicable), Monday to Friday working, 45 hours of work (40 hours basic, 5 hours OT rate), no compulsory overtime, free porridge, access to a subsidised canteen, 4-weekly staff sales, access to a smoking shelter, free car parking and an online discount scheme is available.

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