Ref: 00001
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: £13.73ph
Location: Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Closing Date: 04/07/2024

Job Description

Hygiene Operative

Job Description

Responsible for carrying out hygiene processes in line with specified requirements. Maintaining and assisting the Hygiene Team Supervisor to deliver continuous improvement in your areas of responsibility and across the site, whilst encouraging best practice at all levels within the organisation to promote clean as you go and a right first-time approach to hygiene. Responsible for meeting and exceeding the requirements and expectations of the position


• Ensure that cleaning activity in your area of responsibility is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the relevant cleaning instruction card.
• Ensure the working environment and equipment meet with internal hygiene standards at all times as directed by the Hygiene Supervisor or Hygiene Manager.
• Where hazards are identified and risk levels are deemed unacceptable immediate action must be taken by you to remove the hazard or where this is not possible reduce the risk to acceptable levels. Hazards must be raised with the Hygiene Supervisor, Hygiene Manager or Shift Manager
• Responsible for ensuring that scheduled hygiene activities are delivered at defined frequency to meet with the expected standard.
• Ensure that hygiene record sheets are completed for your area of responsibility
• Responsible for ensuring that the correct equipment and chemicals are used to meet the needs of the work being carried out. Have a full working knowledge of the equipment, materials and approved chemicals.
• Responsible for adherence to and driving good manufacturing practices through leading by example
• Support the operations team in ensuring relevant hygiene requirements are completed and that they are completed in good time to the required standards
• Highlight any hygiene issues to the Operations and Quality Assurance Teams to ensure appropriate action is taken.
• Ensure a strong and open working relationship is maintained with the Operations and Quality Assurance Teams to be confident of high standards of communication
• Flexibility within the role towards the business needs to ensure holiday and absence cover within the team
• Ensure you are completely conversant with your KPI’s, and how your role can influence achievement
• Actively participate in team meetings
• Responsible for the appropriate storage of hygiene equipment, chemicals and cleaning records to provide quick access and ease of identification
• Ensure you are conversant with cleaning methods and techniques, ensuring an appropriate level of assurance and a strong due diligence defence
• Support the Shift Managers to ensure that planned hygiene activities are carried out to promote the best possible outcome and performance.
• Report all absence or lateness to the hygiene Supervisor
• Ensure best use of resources including consumables and chemicals. Ensure minimisation of waste and maximisation of efficiency
• Stringent adherence to all systems & procedures must be adopted by you.
• You are encouraged to put forward project suggestions for process and cost improvements
• Actively promote improvement activities to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the team to deliver best return for the business first

Required knowledge, skills or experience

• Previous food industry experience essential in an equivalent position
• Level 2 Food Hygiene and Health & Safety
• Previous Hygiene experience required
• Self motivated
• Customer Focus
• Teamwork & Cooperation
• Ability to think, and decide in a pressurised environment
• Ability to coach effectively
• Innovation and problem solving ability with a pro-active approach
• Ability to influence whilst managing and prioritising workloads
• Ability to effectively communicate at all levels

Additional Information

Location: Middlesbrough

Hours of work: 4 on 4 off

Rates of pay: £13.73

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Gem Partnership Ltd who are trading as a recruitment business.

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