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Machine Operator

Kettle Produce Limited is one of the major suppliers of fresh and pre-packed vegetables in the UK. We are a dynamic and customer focused business and these are exactly the kind of qualities we look for in all our employees. Our Production department plays a pivotal role in the successful operation of the business.

As a Machine Operator, you will ensure all machinery is operated, controlled, monitored and maintained in order to maximise operational efficiency. Machine Operators should carry out their tasks to ensure both Food Safety and Health & Safety standards are complied with at all times.

You will continually deliver a high standard of work output which does not compromise our quality and health and safety standards, achieve consistently the product quality standard required for each customer and be alert and communicate any raw material or finished product quality issues to your supervisor or Team Leader. You should maintain a positive attitude towards your duties and co-operate with the business to improve its operation and cost effectiveness, as well as proactively communicating issues to the Supervisor/Team Leader seek clarity of instruction where required.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who work well within a team and demonstrate willingness to support colleagues and the business.  In this role, the main responsibilities include:

Operating Machinery

  • Changing film
  • Selecting programmes
  • Monitor machine hourly performance


  • Raise all machine faults with Machine Controller/Technician so a Shire request can be submitted
  • Raise any Health & Safety issues or concerns with Machine Controller/Technician


  • Complete all appropriate paperwork associated with the machine and legal compliance including product check sheets
  • Ensure product quality meets the required specification
  • Regularly check seal & print integrity
  • Maintain housekeeping standards


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