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Production Operative - Cardiff

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Mech. / Electrical / Maintenance
South Wales
Salary description:
£7.83 per hour
Start Date:
Finsbury Food Group
Job Ref:

Production Operative
Location: Memory Lane Cakes, Cardiff
Work Days: 4 on 4 off, Days 6am-6pm
Contract: Permanent
Rate of Pay: £7.83 per hour

We are looking for team members to help us make our Cakes! If you would like the opportunity to join us and become a Production Operative at Memory Lane Cakes you will be part of making our delicious range of cakes which includes our lovely Mary Berry Cakes!

You will be undertaking an important role within our business, so we are looking for people that are proactive, reliable, has good attention to detail and enjoys working in teams.

Purpose of the Role

The role will be working in our bakery ensuring that standards around food safety and health and safety are met at all times.

Some of the Role Key Accountabilities (including but not limited to) are:

  • Responsible for Packing specified products that come off the cake line.
  • Making sure that all cakes meet the quality standards
  • Follow all the procedures that relate to making our cakes
  • Work closely with a team of other operators to make sure the best cake is made
  • To always identify where improvements on the line can be made
  • Ensure that the line is clean and tidy at all times
  • Demonstrate safe behaviours at all times in a very fast paced and busy environment

Role Requirement:

We are looking the following type of people:  

  • Whilst no previous experience of working in a bakery is necessary, experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is desirable
  • You must be able to work as part of a team as that is key to the success of the line
  • You must have good work ethic and be reliable  
  • Have excellent communication and social skills, that gets on well with people
  • Have pride in your work and add value to the company

If this is the kind of role that suits you, and you want to join our bakery please let us know, we’d be delighted to hear from you…

Application method: Apply online @FinsburyFoods/Careers

Selection process: Skills assessment & Interview

Closing date: 28th December 2018 @ 4pm

If you are interested in this position please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send us your CV and covering letter

Company Description

Finsbury Food Group is a leading speciality bakery manufacturer, producing a diverse range of cakes, bread and bakery snack products for the major UK multiple retailers, and for the foodservice channel. Finsbury acquired the Fletchers Bakery Group in 2014 and Johnstone Just Desserts in 2015 making Finsbury one of the largest speciality bakery groups in the UK, with annualised revenues of approximately £300m.

The Group includes the following brands and companies: Lightbody, Memory Lane Cakes, Campbell’s, Fletchers, Kara, Grain D’Or, Nicholas & Harris, Johnstone’s Food Service and Lightbody Europe.

Memory Lane Cakes site in Cardiff is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of pre-packed cakes, producing under the Thornton’s, Disney, Weight Watchers and Universal brands, as well as its own brand. Memory Lane is one of Cardiff’s largest Private employer, with around 850 staff fulfilling a round-the-clock operation at its eight-acre site, producing millions of cakes, tray bakes and seasonal treats each year. Our vision is to ‘be the leading specialty bakery group in the UK’ and we achieve this through recruiting people that deliver against our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Communication, Ownership and Respect.

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