Fradley, UK
Manufacturing / Operations / Production
Permanent
The Role & Key Responsibilities

Production Operative Fradley UK.

Premier Nutrition supplies micro ingredients individually or premixed to manufacturers of animal food across Europe and Asia, and offers expert advice from some of the world’s leading nutritionists. Premier Nutrition is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc.

As a production operative you will be a key member of the Premier Nutrition operations team, working as a team to create premixed animal feed to meet customer orders.

You, along with your production colleagues will be responsible for making products in a safe working environment ensuring that the quality of our products is to the highest standards.

You’ll be responsible for:     

  • Weighing ingredients.

    Preparing accurately weighed ingredients for addition into individual batches at one of a number of weigh stations in the factories. Ingredients are delivered in bags and boxes and have to be batch tracked and weighed accurately with an attention to detail to ensure product integrity 

  • Carrying packaging.

    Batches of premix contain a number of ingredients including whole and part bags (weighed). Individual ingredients are selected and added onto a pallet for tipping into a mixer bin before been mixed and packed.  

  • Adding ingredients into batch.

    The pre weighed ingredients and whole bags have to be discharged into the mixer bin via the hand tips, along with bulk addition that is semi-automated and controlled from the station.

  • Packing products.

    After the ingredients are added into the mixer bin and mixed they are delivered to the packing stations where the contents are decanted into a weigh scale where the pack size is weighed into a bag. The bag is closed and stitched before being stacked on a pallet

In addition you will be
  • Operating production line equipment
  • Reporting equipment faults to maintenance staff
  • Monitoring the production process and carrying out basic testing and quality checks
  • Cleaning and maintaining work areas and machinery

What we’re looking for:

Demonstrable experience in a manufacturing environment

An eye for detail and conscientious approach
  • The ability to work quickly, safely and methodically
  • A team player
  • Be willing to undertake additional training
  • The ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.

Be part of a growing global community

AB Agri is made up of 3000+ talented people operating across the agri-food industry to produce and market animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products and services.  We work with customers around the globe to produce sustainable food for a growing population. For over 30 years we have been committed to changing agriculture for the better so that the food we eat is produced safely and in a responsible way. 

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Good for people, Good for business

AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we need to improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

About The Company

Premier Nutrition supplies micro ingredients individually or premixed to manufacturers of animal food across Europe and Asia, and offers expert advice from some of the world’s leading nutritionists. Premier Nutrition is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. For more information please go to www.premiernutrition.co.uk.

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