Job details

Irish Dog Foods

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Prepared by:

Group HR

Approved by:

Group HR



General Operative


Job Purpose:

To support the business in achieving its daily targets

Reports to:

Shift Supervisor

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Meet daily production targets on output, waste, yield, efficiency, start-up time by working as part of a team
  • Accurately record all production data on the relevant sheets provided at set time frequencies (such as downtime, waste, process sheets, non-conformances etc.)
  • Ensure that all quality tests are completed as per protocols and all traceability details are carried out in line with systems requirements
  • Control and responsibility of all items within the area such as production tools, probes, machine parts in line with metal procedures and other such foreign matter procedures in place. Replacing when required and reporting of items if misplaced
  • Carry out all tasks to ensure that food safety requirements are achieved
  • Maintain the work area and machines in a tidy / safe / hygienic manner
  • Operate all equipment in accordance with training provided and approved SOP
  • Follow all hygiene and safety procedures
  • Offer suggestions / new initiatives to a changing / developing process
  • Work within the quality standards as set out by the business
  • Ensure all products are produced and packed to company / customer specification and on the ‘get it right first time’ motto
  • Inform line manager of any maintenance issues identified
  • Communicate with other members of staff to ensure continuous supply of materials to the production line to ensure uninterrupted stoppages to the process
  • Be flexible to ensure all orders are met, e.g., in the event of a breakdown occurring on the line

Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of food safety (HACCP) and Health & Safety processes
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • At least 6 months in a FMCG environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Shows flexibility in all aspects of the role
  • Understands the business and what needs to get done to help the business to be successful
  • Is proactive and thinks ahead
  • Excellent written and verbal English
Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Arrow Group business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time. Some travel may be required

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