Line Technician

Department: Production
Location: Manchester (Trafford Park)
Closing date: 30th October 2020

Westmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include Elephant Atta, Amoy, Asli Atta, Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity.

Our vision is to be the market leader in every kitchen for trusted, authentic global foods, through working with our trade partners which include wholesale as well as cash and carry, food service, grocery and B2B channels.    Westmill is a friendly, culturally and ethnically diverse environment, with a unique family feeling where no one feels like the new person for long and everybody has the chance to make a real difference to the business.

There is now an exciting opportunity to join the Trafford Production team as a Line Technician. Your primary objective is to ensure the safe, effective and efficient running of the production lines; maintaining Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality standards at all times. Key to the role is meeting the requirements of the production plan, achieving OEE targets, achieving standard yields and adhering to the labour budget. The role is a highly skilled role in which the individual has accountability for all aspects of the line running, including set up, changeover and process control. There is a high level of quality control built into the role.

What the role entails:

Ensure compliance with Health & Safety policies and procedures ensuring that the working environment is safe at all times, as well as all processes and equipment in accordance with operating procedures. You will need to use all available resources and maintain a hygienic/orderly working environment and all paperwork is completed on time and accurately.

What we are looking for:

You are well organised and structured in managing priorities. You have excellent attention to detail and are rigorous with Health & Safety and Food Safety. You should be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to make the right decisions and effectively escalate issues as they arise. You have experience of managing stocks, and running a production line

What’s in it for you:

In addition to a competitive remuneration and benefits package, working at Westmill offers a great opportunity for you to gain some fantastic experience, really build your development and ultimately grow your career, in the UK or internationally either within Westmill or Associated British Foods, our parent company.

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