Our vacancies

Search Jobs  

Batcher

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Why 2 Sisters?

When you join 2 Sisters, you will become part of the UK's largest food manufacturer, with an annual turnover of £2.5 billion+, over 17,000 employees and covering more than 20 Sites.

This role sites within our Meals Division, where we live by our mantra of 'Making Every Meal Moment Special'. We have 5 sites creating over 500 different products to feed our nation, from ready meals to iced fingers.. we love our food and we love our people. It is a team where everyone counts. We empower you with trust and give you the freedom to deliver. We 'do what we say' and accept accountability which allows our customers to trust us to create great tasting, innovative, and quality meal solutions.

Our Newport site based in Rogerstone is one of the largest and most advanced food manufacturing facilities in Europe, with over 1500 employees, turning over £140 million per year. This is a fantastic opportunity  to join this highly successful site.

You will report to the Department Team Manager and the shift pattern will be based on our 7-Day Fortnight with alternating weekends which consists of:

7 day fortnight, weekdays 07.00-18.00, Thursday 06.45-18.00, weekends 07.00-18.30

Role Responsibility

Accountabilities

  • All material requirements taken to line(s) in advance of the next production run.
  • All materials taken are to be weighed and delivered in qty’s as near as possible to those dictated on the line’s Work To Lists.
  • All materials taken and returned from their area’s are to be recorded on the Work To Lists provided.
  • WTL’s are to be 100% accurate to ensure successful input onto the Mercury system for succession planning.
  • All materials taken from the fridges must be returned as they were taken – i.e. clearly labeled and weighed and where possible, returned to where they were originally situated within the fridge.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

Essential

  • Good knowledge of products – what goes into what...
  • Have basic understanding of H&S, Food Hygiene, Manual Handling, GMP, HACCP, Chemical Handling (5 basics)
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills in order to communicate effectively with team members, and complete factory paperwork – training given for paperwork completion.
  • Computer literate – Mercury – training given.
  • Ability to use pump-up truck and have increased level of Health and Safety in relation to this activity
  • Complete factory process documentation – work to lists, stocksheets.
  • Understanding of raw materials in order to batch up products
  • Understand and operate within product life system
  • Undertake accurate labelling.
  • Act as 2nd level problem solver e.g. identify problems with any particular components – i.e. communicate stock issues, such as OOL, On Hold stock etc.
  • To carry any additional tasks as reasonably requested.

Product quality

  • Ensuring customer specifications are followed at all times, enabling quality standards to be achieved.
  • If you notice any defects with the product/ material, then stop the line immediately and inform the line QA and team manager of the line

Health & safety

  • Ensure safe systems of work & work instructions are being followed at all times
  • Correct manual handling techniques are adhered to

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

Essential

  • Good knowledge of products – what goes into what...
  • Have basic understanding of H&S, Food Hygiene, Manual Handling, GMP, HACCP, Chemical Handling (5 basics)
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills in order to communicate effectively with team members, and complete factory paperwork – training given for paperwork completion.
  • Computer literate – Mercury – training given.
  • Ability to use pump-up truck and have increased level of Health and Safety in relation to this activity
  • Complete factory process documentation – work to lists, stock sheets.
  • Understanding of raw materials in order to batch up products
  • Understand and operate within product life system
  • Undertake accurate labeling.
  • Act as 2nd level problem solver e.g. identify problems with any particular components – i.e. communicate stock issues, such as OOL, On Hold stock etc.
  • To carry any additional tasks as reasonably requested.

Product quality

  • Ensuring customer specifications are followed at all times, enabling quality standards to be achieved.
  • If you notice any defects with the product/ material, then stop the line immediately and inform the line QA and team manager of the line

Health & safety

  • Ensure safe systems of work & work instructions are being followed at all times
  • Correct manual handling techniques are adhered to

If this job sounds like you, come join us and be a part of driving the success of 2 Sisters.

What you'll get in return?

  • Holidays
  • On site parking
  • Exclusive 2 Sisters employee discount platform
  • On site canteen serving hot meals including night shift
  • Be a part of the Pride and Passion Awards
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Throughout your time at RF Brookes, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

2 Sisters Food Group

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings below you consent to this. Read more about cookies.