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Food Production, Bradford

Job Overview

Food Production, Bradford

Compulsory online training will be provided by Orangebox prior to interview.

Bright Blue Foods

70 City Road



Job Description – General Assistant

You will be working:

3 or 4 Days/ Nights per week (Sunday- Friday)

up to 48 hours

12 hours shift 6AM- 6PM/ 6PM- 6AM

£8.21 per hour

  • On site Canteen

Every worker, regardless of their position, has the following responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the quality of all product & to highlight any quality concerns to either their manager or the quality assurance (AQ) department
  • A legal duty to take reasonable care of their own health & safety & that of others, which may be affected by what they do or do not do

This job description details the key roles & responsibilities of a general assistant & is not exhaustive.

Department Production / Finishing / Packaging
Reports to Manufacturing Supervisor
Place of Work BBF Bradford
Person Spec Required   Good attention to detail Flexibility Able to communicate in English Reliability Desirable

This role involves tasks that require high levels of manual handling, I.e.

  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Carrying
  • Lifting
  • Bending & Stretching

It is important that the worker can undertake the level of manual handling that is required in the role. This may include raw material weights not exceeding 25 kgs.

Examples of the type of manual handling required are listed below:

  • Lifting trays of product (up to 13 kg)
  • Loading / unloading trays
  • Pushing & pulling of wheeled trollies
  • Cutting product with machinery, involving lifting of product
  • Packing mini bites & manual handling full boxes (up to 5 kg)

Please note, these are just some examples of the tasks that you will be expected to do & this list is not exhaustive.

This role also involves long periods of standing as most tasks require a high degree of flexibility & movement.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ask a team member if you do not know how to do something
  • Never operate machinery or undertake a task you are not trained on
  • To complete tasks in accordance with company practices & procedures, including work instructions. Tasks may include:
  • Packing mini bites by hand & with flow lines
  • Following specification instructions
  • Weighing up ingredients
  • Dishing out products
  • Operating machinery & equipment
  • Cutting product by hand (ad-hoc process for mis-shapes) & with machinery
  • Operate machinery / equipment in accordance with training given, ensuring compliance at all times to health & safety procedures associated with the machinery / equipment
  • To adhere at all times to the following policies & procedures:
  • Health & safety
  • Quality assurance
  • Good manufacturing practice
  • Food safety & hygiene
  • Communicate to a supervisor or manager any concerns or issues they identify regarding;
  • Health & safety
  • High wastage
  • Poor quality
  • Good manufacturing practice
  • Food safety & hygiene
  • Errors / mistakes
  • Maintain hygiene standards through effective & thorough housekeeping in the area they are working in
  • Work in any manufacturing department as requested by their manager or supervisor in accordance with business needs

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