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Food Production Operative
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  • Birmingham
  • fulltime
  • ₤18000 - ₤25000 per year

Summary

REMEDY HEALTH LTD is an award-winning tech start up based in the heart of Birmingham who has developed the world’s first 3D printer for food and is now pioneering new applications for personalised nutrition and medicine.

In just 2 and a half years we have launched our 3D printers into retail locations all over the world including across the USA, Europe, China, New Zealand and Australia. They have also been hired to 3D print customized logos and ‘selfies’ at events all over the world such as Comic Con, The Grammys & WBW.

Using our patented 3D printing technology, we are now preparing to launch two new brands based around personalized nutrition and medicine.

Our offering and business are quickly expanding and so we would like to welcome new members into our dynamic & motivated team.

The ideal candidates will be passionate, enthusiastic and versatile. Innovation and creativity are at the heart of what we do and our fast paced business would be best suited to someone who is ready for a challenge, eager to learn new skills and develop their existing talents.

THE ROLE

We are looking for high energy, detail-oriented staff members to provide and maintain high quality standards and procedures in the preparing and packing of our products. The candidates will be actively involved in cooking, 3D printing and flow wrapping, as well as being responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of the equipment and working environment. The company is looking for local candidates that have a good work ethic, are reliable, punctual and hard working. There will be ample opportunity to gain valuable experience and to progress to full time employment and promotion within the business.

 

Temporary contracts are also available on request 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Correctly measure out ingredients
  • Operate kitchen utensils and/or equipment used for weighing, measuring, mixing, washing, stirring of food products
  • Follow recipes and/or product direction for proper food preparation
  • Ensure proper food handling procedures are followed: wrapping, labelling, dating, stocking, storing, rotating and checking temperature of products
  • Ensure that product quality and presentation always meet company standards
  • Perform visual quality checks as well as using an automated system for quality control
  • Proactively keep workstations and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained in good working order and faults reported immediately
  • Maintain quality and productivity at a high standard
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of the products
  • Operate the packing machinery – the flow wrapper
  • Setting up flow wrap machine with correct materials and loading products onto the machine belt
  • Manual carton / box assembly
  • Order packing within designated area; packing the finished product in boxes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to bend and stoop on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to stand or walk up to 8 hours at a time
  • Must be able to lift and/or carry 20kg at a time
  • Safe Manual Handling Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Desire to act as a team player and on own initiative
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Be technological literate
  • Knowledge of basic kitchen protocols and procedures
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to keep calm in stressful situations
  • Must be able to hear, see and speak
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions, and to manage one’s own time
  • Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders
  • Ability to think ahead to maintain operational efficiency
  • Ability to prioritise between tasks
  • HS Certificate or willingness to train and take required food service regulation exams

Transferable skills

  • Prior experience working in a food production line
  • Engineering background; general understanding of how machines work
  • Cleaning background

Preferred skills:

  • Experience of working in dry powder environment
  • Experience in using a flow wrapper preferable but no essential
  • Experience of working in FDA and ISO regulated environments
  • 3D printer knowledge and experience are desirable but not essential
  • Experience of a production operative preferably in a fast-paced food environment
  • Enthusiasm to learn about the underlying principles of our 3D printing technology
  • HS CERT 1, 2 or higher

 

 

 

 


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