Technical Operations
Advertising Salary
£20,000 - £26,000 depending on experience
Advert Closing Date
27 May 2022

So, what will I be doing?

Do you have an eye for detail? If you are looking to work for a high quality, food manufacturer that's a household name across the UK known for making delicious dairy products, look no further!

Our Quality team is the custodian of our customers' and consumers' expectations. It supports the business in achieving a true quality, food safety focused, working environment.
In this varied role, you'll be responsible for ensuring all aspects of quality standards are met and will include sampling and testing during parts of the process, monitoring key points including equipment and personnel within the process and interpretation of results against requirements.
We are proud of the products we produce, and all the brands we represent.
Key responsibilities:
  • Engaging with all teams to ensure and promote a site food safety and quality culture.
  • Complete all sampling and testing as required by site, in a safe, accurate and diligent way, following process.
  • Capture, record and identify monitoring points in the process.
  • Verify process stability and performance.
  • Interpretation of all results, against requirements, with the relevant resampling or escalation depending on result.

This is a 4 on 4 off shift rotation working alternately between day and night shifts. The hours worked will be 06:00 to 18:00 or 18:00 to 06:00.  This role is on Shift 2

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

The important things:

  • Food Safety Level 1
  • HACCP Level 1
  • Performance to standard and specification
  • Analytical and methodical
Even better if:
  • Formal qualification or demonstrable industry experience
  • Internal audit qualification
  • Good coaching skills

Why should I join the family?

We’re independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UK’s major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including:

  • competitive holiday allowance
  • non-contributory pension scheme
  • annual bonus (as part of the Employee Benefit Trust, based on company performance for the year)
  • life cover
  • healthcare cash back plan
  • cycle to work scheme
  • subsidised Yeo Valley products and services
  • preferential rates with our partners
  • learning and development opportunities; we’re committed to ensuring all of our employees have the chance to grow

Our closing dates are a guide for when the application window should close, although we may close the advert sooner if we can. So, we recommend you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us!

Unfortunately, we’re not able to provide employment sponsorship to candidates at this moment in time.

Please note that Yeo Valley do not accept speculative agency applications; we will only accept applications from preferred suppliers that have been submitted to us via our recruitment portal at the point of instruction.

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