Job title:Packing Operative / Packer (Food Manufacturing)
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Closing date:2019-06-07 00:00:00
Salary:Competitive
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Packing Operative / Packer (Food Manufacturing) 

AAK is proud to be the world’s leading producer of specialty vegetable fats. Through our unique co-development approach we develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results. 

By doing so, we solve customer specific needs across many industries including Bakery, Chocolate & Confectionery, Dairy, Foodservice, Infant Nutrition and Personal Care. 

Our pioneering spirit and passion for innovation keeps us at the cutting edge of our industry and is what sets us apart. It enables our employees to work in a safe and supportive environment in which they make a genuine impact. 

AAK employ more than 3,500 employees globally and with 20 production facilities and customisation plants, and sales offices in over 25 countries spanning six continents we have one of our industries most diverse global footprints. 

AAK Runcorn: 

AAK Runcorn is the home to AAK Foods, a major manufacturer and supplier of sauces, condiments and dressings to the retail and foodservice sectors. 

Our private label work has won awards for taste and quality, and our products can be found on the shelves of stores throughout the world. 

From our site on Davy Road, to the east of the town centre, we work with customers to co-develop new recipes for grocery private label products, retail restaurants, quick service restaurants, foodservice and food ingredients. 

Position: Packing Operator 
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £Competitive 
Benefits: Company pension 3% Employee, 5% employer. UK Healthcare scheme. 25 days holidays plus bank holidays. Bonus scheme. Investment in training and development. 

About the role: 

AAK are seeking to appoint a Packing Operator to join the Runcorn Manufacturing Team, working a Monday - Friday 3 Shift pattern. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out a multi-purpose role ensuring timely and effective production flow. 

Responsibilities: 

- Conduct and improve line setup and changeovers. 
- Consistently ensure optimum food safety of all products on the production line, including correct segregation of Allergens. 
- Ensure safe working practice whilst maintaining CCP and PPE compliance. 
- Assist with shift handovers and team briefs ensuring maximum efficiency and communication. 
- Monitor business waste, compile and implement solutions for reduction of waste. 

About you: 

- Understanding of Food Hygiene and HACCP standards. 
- Strong problem solving skills. 
- Comfortable working within time constraints, able to meet deadlines. 
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
- Able to work within different areas of the business as successful candidate may be required to work in additional areas to meet business needs. 

You may have experience of the following: Packing Operator, Packer, Packing Operative, Packing Assistant, Production Operative, Warehouse Operator, Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Assistant, Machine Operator, Order Picker, Order Packer, etc
.