Abat­toir Operatives

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

Job description:

  • We're looking for operatives to work in our abattoir department.
  • You will be based on a production line and will rotate around a number of different tasks, which require the use of a knife.
  • We also welcome applications from licenced slaughter operatives.

About the shift pattern:

This is a permanent full time role working Monday to Friday, 48 hours per week.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative
  • Enjoy working to targets in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess high standards of work
  • Have a basic level of both written and verbal English
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Ideally have experience of working within the food production industry, however this is not necessary as full training will be provided
  • Ensure H&S and animal welfare are treated as top priority within the area

Pay and benefits:

  • Annual earnings up to £45,000 per year (including overtime and bonuses included)
  • Weekly attendance bonus of £1 per hour
  • Overtime – time and a third after 48 hours
  • Pension – 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions
  • Share of the profits with our discounted share scheme
  • Opportunity to purchase extra holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Access to our 'Feed your Wellbeing' platform with shopping and restaurant discounts, wellbeing and financial support!

Closing Date: 9th September 2022 (please note that should we receive significant interest, this closing date may be brought forward )

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.