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Job Title: Production Operative - Shifts (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday = 44 hours, WK2: Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £10.27 per hour along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team completing tasks such as weighing, labelling, packing, storing and preparing Dovecote Park products / Work to a high standard to efficiently complete all duties to minimise waste and downtime to maximise yields / Operation of machinery / Manual handling
Job Title: Production Operative - Monday to Friday 10:00am to 18:00pm (Pontefract)
Hours: 10:00am to 18:00pm
Pay: £10.00 along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team completing tasks such as weighing, labelling, packing, storing and preparing Dovecote Park products / Work to a high standard to efficiently complete all duties to minimise waste and downtime to maximise yields / Operation of machinery / Manual handling
Job Title: Production Operative - Weekends 06:00am to 18:00pm (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 18:00pm
Pay: £10.27 per hour along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team completing tasks such as weighing, labelling, packing, storing and preparing Dovecote Park products / Work to a high standard to efficiently complete all duties to minimise waste and downtime to maximise yields / Operation of machinery / Manual handling
Job Title: Production Operative - Weekends 06:00am to 15:00pm (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 15:00pm
Pay: £10.27 along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team completing tasks such as weighing, labelling, packing, storing and preparing Dovecote Park products / Work to a high standard to efficiently complete all duties to minimise waste and downtime to maximise yields / Operation of machinery / Manual handling
Job Title: QA Technician - Shifts (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday = 44 hours, WK2: Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £10.98 per hour to £12.41 per hour (dependant on experience), Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: To facilitate the day to day operations of the production areas to ensure all product produced are to customer specification, Ensure that traceability of the product is not compromised and that all necessary documented inspections are carried out to the correct testing frequency and are within agreed specifications, Ensure that any finished goods or raw materials, which are not to the required specification, are correctly isolated from production, documented and highlighted, to the Quality Assurance Manager, Maintain all quality records, To assist in any customer visits or audits as required, To promote QA principals throughout the site, To carry out calibrations of equipment, To ensure all relevant issues are communicated to the other shift senior QA
Job Title: Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrically bias) (Pontefract), Plus £500! gross bonus on completion of probation!
Hours: 06:00 to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday = 44 hours, WK2: Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £35,000, £500! gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: The role will cover electrical work in the main, however mechanical knowledge/experience is desirable, Provide engineer maintenance support to all production areas, Attend breakdowns and minimise downtime, Experience of working with reactive maintenance and PPM, Project work e.g. line moves, new installations etc. (desirable), Working to Health and Safety guidelines
Job Title: Abattoir Operative - Monday to Friday (Pontefract/Skellingthorpe)
Hours: Monday to Friday 05:45am to 14:15pm
Pay: £91.73 per hour to £142.00 per day (Dependant on experience), Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: We are proud of the work that we do and wouldn’t be successful without our team of dedicated people. We are always on the lookout for individuals to join our Team. If we sound like the kind of company, you'd like to be a part of then please get in touch.
Job Title: Butcher - Monday to Friday (Pontefract)
Hours: Monday to Friday 05:15am to 14:45pm
Pay: £12.25 per hour to £17.68 per hour (Dependant on experience), Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Prepare, trim, cuts of meat, achieve daily production targets, minimising waste etc.
Job Title: Butcher - Shifts (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday = 44 hours, WK2: Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £11.34 per hour, Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Prepare, trim, cuts of meat, Achieve daily production targets, Minimising waste, Packing, Set up and operate machinery such as; Vac Pack and multi-scales, Ensure that all Standard Operating Procedures and Company specifications are strictly adhered to
Job Title: Hygiene Operative - Monday to Friday - NIGHTS (Pontefract)
Hours: Monday to Friday 18:00pm to 02:30am
Pay: £11.52 per hour / £23,900 per annum, OT £17.28 per hour, Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Working with chemicals and PPE, Working with cleaning solutions, materials and machinery equipment, Checking that all machinery and equipment in the area is in a safe state before starting the cleaning, Deep cleaning of the Factory to procedure, stripping and rebuilding equipment, Ensure that all areas are prepared for production including waste bins, boot wash and that clean PPE is available for all operatives, Ensure that surfaces and equipment is left dry and free of materials or cleaning solutions
Job Title: Hygiene Operative - Day Shifts (Pontefract)
Hours: 06:00am to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday = 44 hours, WK2: Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £10.00 per hour, Plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: The position is based in our Retail Production department and the role will require the successful candidate to work with chemicals/cleaning solutions and equipment, ensure that areas are clear of any products so that they are ready to be cleaned, surfaces and equipment are left dry and free from meat products and to separate, remove and store waste.
Job Title: Hygiene Operative - Monday to Friday - (Days) (Pontefract)
Hours: Monday to Friday 07:00am to 16:00pm
Pay: £9.63 per hour to £9.93 along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Working with chemicals and PPE, Working with cleaning solutions, materials and machinery equipment, Follow SOP's ensuring that areas are clear of any meat products so that they are ready to be cleaned, Using chemicals, materials and equipment as required, checking that all machinery and equipment in the area is in a safe state before starting the cleaning, Ensure that surfaces and equipment are left dry and that meat products cannot get contaminated or tainted by cleaning materials or cleaning activity, Separate, remove and store waste according to company procedures, Keep accurate records of all cleaning activities
Job Title: IT Infrastructure Engineer (Pontefract)
Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00am to 16:30pm with some flexibility and an element of home working
Pay: up to £35,000 (dependent on experience), plus bonus along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: About you: ·Demonstrable experience within an IT Infrastructure environment ·The ability to monitor, support and improve network infrastructure and services ·Solve problems in a process-driven manner to see the “bigger picture” ·A self-starter with the ability to take ownership of anything from day-to-day issues to more complex projects ·Commitment to further training and a willingness to participate in continuing professional development ·The role will require over of both our Pontefract and Skellingthorpe sites so a full driving license will be required Role: ·Working in a small close-knit team. ·Automate IT Services where applicable to improve system resiliency. ·Responsible for keeping accurate and up to date documentation on tasks, projects, and the existing infrastructure ·Continuously analyse and improve current IT Infrastructure and Services. ·Provide support for IT Services, working in partnership with all members of the IT Team ·Liaise with 3rd party suppliers and vendors to implement system changes for various critical systems ·Maintain and manage core network infrastructure/server environment ·Ensure security and compliance standards are maintained ·Promote the use of the Service desk. ·Provide on-call support on weekends Knowledge and Experience: ·Microsoft Server and Desktop operating systems ·Active Directory, DNS and DHCP ·In Depth Server and storage infrastructure including virtualization technologies such as VMware and Nimble SANs ·Network VLAN / LAN, Wireless, firewall / security technologies ·Microsoft Office 365 / Azure ·Veeam or similar backup technologies ·ITIL framework ·SQL exposure ·Skilled in problem solving and providing appropriate solutions, can classify and prioritise problems ·Some linux knowledge would be advantageous Benefits: ·£500 on successful completion of probation ·Onsite Gym ·Staff shop ·Onsite parking ·Subsidised canteen ·4% Pension contribution ·KPI Bonus ·Provide remote support on an ad-hoc basis.
Job Title: Lairage Operative (Lincolnshire / Lincoln / Skellingthorpe)
Hours: Monday to Friday 05:30am to 14:00pm
Pay: £89.13 daily rate along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Adhering to animal welfare policies and procedures, Checking of passports, Unloading cattle, Process cattle for production, Keep the lairage in a clean and tidy condition, Heavy lifting, Use of manual handling equipment
Job Title: Trainee Production Butcher
Hours: 06:00 to 18:00pm (2-week rotating shift pattern (WK1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday = 44 hours, WK2: Wednesday and Thursday = 33 hours)
Pay: £10.00 per hour along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: Dovecote Park We are a family business established in Yorkshire in 1997 based in Pontefract with a reputation for exceptional product, innovation, and industry leading animal welfare standards. Our facilities combine traditional British butchery technique with some of the best technological prowess in the food sector. A committed team of over 800 staff oversee the whole process: from procuring the best possible livestock from our carefully picked group of farms, through butchery, retail packaging and despatch before it finally arrives on the supermarket shelf or as part of the restaurant dining experience. About you: Good attitude towards health and safety Ability to work under pressure Flexible in your ability to work on your own or within a Team Enjoy working to targets This role would be ideally suited to an individual who has a keen interest to develop a new skill in a fast-paced environment Role: Learn the safe and correct knife use Learn advanced knife skills Learn how to prepare and trim, cuts of meat Learn how to achieve daily production targets Learn how to minimise waste Packing Learn how to set up and operate machinery such as; Vac Pack and multi-scales Learn all Standard Operating Procedures and Company specifications Benefits: £500 gross on successful completion of probation period Onsite Gym Staff shop Free onsite parking Yearly attendance bonus – (qualifying criteria) Subsidised canteen 4% Pension contribution Job Type: Full-time Salary: £10.00 per hour
Job Title: Production Operative - Monday to Friday 14:00pm to 18:00pm (Pontefract)
Hours: Monday to Friday 14:00pm to 18:00pm
Pay: £9.63 per hour to £9.93 along with £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team completing tasks such as weighing, labelling, packing, storing and preparing Dovecote Park products / Work to a high standard to efficiently complete all duties to minimise waste and downtime to maximise yields / Operation of machinery / Manual handling
Job Title: Retail Line Leader - Weekends 06:00-18:00 (Pontefract)
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 06:00am to 18:00pm
Pay: £12.88 per hour, plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team ensuring efficient daily running of allocated production line including set up, preoperational checks and operation of machinery, in accordance with the production plan to ensure customer orders are met. You will motivate, coach and develop staff to work within expected production standards. Proactively assist with arranging cover for holidays and sickness. Manage employee rest breaks to ensure continuity of production. Promote a continuous improvement culture throughout all areas of responsibility by delivering improvement projects.
Job Title: Retail Line Leader - Weekends 06:00-15:00 (Pontefract)
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 06:00am to 15:00pm
Pay: £12.88 per hour, plus £500 gross bonus on completion of probation!
Job Role: You will be part of our production team ensuring efficient daily running of allocated production line including set up, preoperational checks and operation of machinery, in accordance with the production plan to ensure customer orders are met. You will motivate, coach and develop staff to work within expected production standards. Proactively assist with arranging cover for holidays and sickness. Manage employee rest breaks to ensure continuity of production. Promote a continuous improvement culture throughout all areas of responsibility by delivering improvement projects.

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