Location
Cullompton, UK
Job Function
Manufacturing / Operations / Production
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
15 Oct 2021
The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Production / Mill Operator

Location: Cullompton

Shift hours: 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am averaging 48 hours per week.

Shift Pattern: 5 on, 4 off, 5 on, 5 off, 4 on, 5 off

We are changing the future of British food and farming for the better.

AB Connect is the UK’s number one animal feed business, serving pig, poultry, dairy and beef producers all across the UK. These range from large corporate customers through to family owned farm enterprises. We service these customers with feed, nutrition, advice and related services.

We’re part of the AB Agri community of leading animal nutrition products and services businesses.  Bring your talents to AB Connect and play your part in producing affordable, high quality and responsible food for the growing global population.

In AB Connect ,we demonstrate our Winning Ways behaviours in everything we do, being Responsible, Inquisitive, Brave and Inclusive.  This helps us deliver our ambitious goals.

We will always work in an inclusive way, looking after and being fair to all our people and sending them home safely.  We have a lot to achieve while always ensuring our customer, quality and financial requirements are met or exceeded. 

If these fit with your way of working, then we are looking for an Operator to join our team in Cullompton.

Your role will be to carry out the day-to-day production tasks in the mill, using equipment and processes from raw material intake to out loading.  You will be expected to support in maximising efficiency, service and feed consistency while ensuring that feed safety and health and safety standards are never compromised.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Production of finished product to the defined quality standard.
  • Completion of the daily production plan as part of the team.
  • Ensuring that the achievement of food safety is always a priority.
  • Achieving hygiene levels to the required standards within their area and the site.
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental Law and Policy while seeking to continuously improve in these areas.
  •  Liaising with site management team to provide accurate information to allow effective raw material deliveries, stock control and to ensure production and feed deliveries are effectively aligned.
  • Liaising with site maintenance teams to ensure plant is effectively maintained.
  • Supporting stock takes.

This site works 24/7 so a degree of flexibility is required.  This vacancy is shift based, with shifts planned annually.

What's really important to us is that you're self-motivated, a team player and a great communicator.

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we value diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  We’re 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. 

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

  • Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
  • Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

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

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.  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.

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

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 can 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.

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.

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