Production / Packing Operative



Production Operative job opportunity with a growing brewery in Broadstairs, Kent.

Our client has a fantastic job vacancy for a Production Operative. This is an opportunity for someone to join a growing brewery, working in their bottling and packaging department.

This is a temp-to-perm opportunity, meaning that you will initially join the team via J & J Recruitment Solutions, receiving a permanent contract with our client directly after approximately 12 weeks.


About this Production / Packing Operative job:

  • Quality control, paying close attention to detail against packaging specifications.
  • Movement of stock to ensure smooth operation within the production line.
  • Setting up packaging and labelling machines, and monitoring their performance.
  • Unloading products at the end of the line, and packaging them in line with standards.
  • Palletise finished cases and moving finished pallets ready for the warehouse team.
  • Clean machines and production areas, maintaining a clean and tidy area at all times.
  • Complete paperwork and production reports, including stock reports following each run.


Production / Packing Operative shift pattern:

  • Monday to Friday, day shifts.
  • 40 hours per week.
  • Usually 8am to 5pm. However, flexibility is needed here to ensure targets are met. Eg, occasionally, some later 12-8 shifts may be required in order to allow for brewing teams to prepare beer for packaging in the mornings.
  • During peak times, there may be requirement to move to shift work, working either 6-2 or 2-10.


About you, the ideal Production / Packing Operative:

  • Flexible regarding shifts times.
  • Previous packaging and quality control experience is a great advantage.
  • Able to understand and follow strict processes and procedures.
  • Great attention to detail, capable of noticing and correcting minor errors in production lines quickly.
  • Able to work fast, with repetitive manual handling to tight deadlines.
  • A team player, able to muck-in and help towards shared goals and meet customer demand.


What’s in it for you?

  • £11.00 to £12.00 per hour, depending on experience.
  • The start of a fantastic career within the brewing industry, with a local and growing brewery.
  • A permanent contract after a successful placement.


If this Production / Packing Operative job opportunity in Thanet looks right for you, please apply today with a full CV to J & J recruitment Solutions! If you have any questions, please call James on 01227 369922.

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Key information

11.00 - 12.00 per hour
Permanent, Temp to Perm
Production, Industrial, Packing


01227 369922

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