Location
Crewkerne
Department
Production
Advertising Salary
£9.98 per hour
Advert Closing Date
20 Aug 2022

So, what will I be doing?

Are you looking for a career opportunity, somewhere you're valued and can work with a great team making amazing food products? Then come and join us at Yeo Valley Fruit, Crewkerne.

Due to continued growth, we are seeking new Team Members to join our diverse, friendly and passionate team. We have a number of different positions available across our production and operations areas. Using the skills you currently have you’ll have the opportunity to develop new skills for your future and chosen career pathway with us.

The shift follows a 4 on 3 off shift pattern working Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 06:00-16:30.

Here is an idea of the career pathway and progression opportunities available, as well as some of the things you could be doing:

Starting role: General Operators - £9.98 per hour - Use machinery, equipment and tools or Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) to complete tasks as a team member.

Skilled Operators- £10.50 per hour– Use machinery, equipment and tools or Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) to complete tasks as a team member 

Multi-Skilled Operators - Up to £11.22 per hour– Effectively operate fast moving machinery, train and co-ordinate team members activities; and ensure materials and products are used or moved correctly

Lead Operators-Up to £12.22per hour – Co-ordinate and communicate the movement and priorities of materials and people resources within the department to be most effective   

Want to apply but these hours don’t suit you? We are currently looking into different working patterns, so we would still love to hear from you. Please get in touch by emailing us: [email protected]


Sounds interesting, what do I need?

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good  numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding role
  • A personal commitment to maintaining the highest safety & hygiene standards
  • Highly engaged, a good team player
  • An ability to work unsupervised
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures

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. It goes without saying that you'll have access to free parking, top of the range personal protection equipment (PPE) and your own locker. You'll also receive the following:

  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • non-contributory pension scheme
  • 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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