The company is a leading UK food producer and supplier of premium, fresh and added-value food products. The company is serious about its quality pork products. They are passionate about producing only the best quality food, efficiently, and sustainably in well invested facilities across the UK.

Our client is hungry for talented people to join their company! It’s win – win really… You achieve your potential with a reputable company, and they achieve their ambitious growth plans.

 

Job description:

  • Working within a fast-pace production environment, you will be required to use your knife skills to perform deboning and butchering of different parts of the animal (pork meat)

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Enjoys working to targets in a fast paced environment
  • Possesses high standards of work
  • Has a basic level of both written and verbal English
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ideally has experience working within the food production industry, however this is not necessary as full training will be provided

 

Shifts: 

  • 48 hours (standard), 2 breaks x 30 min
  • Monday – Friday: 06.00am – 18.00pm

*Please note that you must be willing to work until finishing time (max. finish time 18.00pm)

*Flexibility is required from everyone to work until 18.00pm finish each working day

 

Pay rate:

If you are a fully skilled butcher:

  • £1000 sign-on bonus*
  • £16 / h (including attendance bonus*)
  • *£15.00/h (for a fully skilled butcher) – this pay rate is for fully skilled and experienced pork butchers who will not need training (skill test / block test is required before offer is made)
  • +1.00/h bonus to up to standard hours of 48 if no absence in a working week and full 48 hours are worked – bonus stops at 48 hours and is not paid on overtime
  • Overtime paid at time and a third (£19.99 – £21.33 / overtime hour)

*The sign-on bonus is payable to fully trained butchers (typically grades A & C of the pay matrix for the Butchery and Abattoir departments), it will be a total gross payment of £1000 per person

If you are not fully skilled:

  • £500 sign-on bonus *
  • £10.88 / h  + attendance bonus
  • +1.00/h (attendance) bonus to up to standard hours of 48 if no absence in a working week and full 48 hours are worked – bonus stops at 48 hours and is not paid on overtime

*If you do have some experience as a Butcher or a Trimmer, we can offer you a job on a lower grade of pay and trained up to the maximum grade if you have the right attitude. The company will support you to reach the higher grades of pay as quickly as possible

Minimum pay for someone with basic knife experience is £10.88 / h  + attendance bonus (that is £11.88 / h including the attendance bonus).

*The sign-on bonus will be payable in two instalments: the first half following completion of 1 month’s employment, the second half following completion of 4 months’ employment. This 4-month period is known as the ‘reference period’. The bonus will be payable only where all full scheduled shifts have been worked during the reference period. Any absence during this time will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may result in either part, or all of the sign-on bonus being withheld.

 

We offer:

  • Potential opportunities to learn new skills and progress through one of the UK’s leading food manufacturers
  • We do not charge a commission for any of the services offered
  • Legal employment contract
  • Advice in obtaining the necessary documents (if requested) for legal employment in Great Britain
  • Assistance throughout the temporary contract
  • Temporary ongoing roles and the opportunity to be offered a permanent contract
  • As soon as you receive your permanent contract you will be entitled to:
  • Access to a range of retail shopping and entertainment discounts and other perks
    • Hassle free auto-enrolment into company pension scheme
    • Share of the profits with our Discounted Share Scheme
    • Discounted local gym membership
    • Holiday purchase scheme
    • Death in service insurance
    • Additional holiday with service
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Company pension
    • On-site parking
    • Profit sharing
    • Referral programme
    • Store discounts
  • Potential opportunities to learn new skills and progress through one of the UK’s leading food manufacturers
  • We do not charge commissions for any of the services offered
  • Legal employment contract
  • Advice in obtaining the necessary documents (if requested) for legal employment in Great Britain
  • Assistance throughout the contract

 

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