Company perspective and background
Fourayes Farm Ltd is the UK’s number one fruit grower and processor, supplying superb products for Bakery, desserts, smoothies, and the Dairy industry amongst others. We work with the largest retail multiples in the world and have a turnover in excess of £15 million with historically strong operating profits.
We are also an industry innovator. We invest in the best people and equipment to deliver the best results for our customers. We also develop ground-breaking new products such as Utterly Fruity (taking fresh apple into applications previously unattainable) and our delicious Plumptious mincemeat.
Fourayes will continue to actively focus on innovation, supporting profitable growth and the consolidation of existing operations. To facilitate this, we require a talented and experienced Apple Grader to support the company through the changes necessary to achieve our objectives.
Fourayes Farm is the UK’s number one Apple grower and processor, supplying fresh Apple, fruit fillings, Jams, Mincemeats and Purees to the Bakery and Dairy industry, our products are to be found in the end products of the largest multiple retails in the world.
The Apple Grader will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Apple grader and 5 automated peeling machine, they will working in close collaboration with the Engineering team, the Apple line supervisors and the Apple store operator to ensure a smooth uninterrupted supply of peeled and cored Apple to the production area.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
- Safe operation of all equipment in line with the company H&S policy.
- Follow the production plan ensuring correct stock is issued to the production line.
- Capture and record any downtimes on the relevant documents, communicating these to the area supervisor.
- Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
- Provide a detailed handover at shift change to the incoming operator/area supervisor
- Education and qualifications
- The successful candidate will have good organisational skills with high level of numeracy and literacy and, will ideally have previous experience of FMCG or food manufacturing and machine operation.
Working Monday to Friday on a rotating shift pattern with start times between 05:30 and 14:00 in line with the business requirements.
Covid-19 Procedures 2022
All employees will be required to wear a face covering while working onsite, keeping to the social distancing rules and washing hands etc. We are also asking all employees to take a weekly lateral flow test (ideally over the weekend, ready for the new week ahead) and report the results into HR to maintain a COVID free environment.
Please complete the Summary Application Form and send it, together with a copy of your CV, to Jessica Williams at: firstname.lastname@example.org or you can post the completed form and a copy of your CV to J Williams, Fourayes Farm Ltd, Bicknor, Sittingbourne, Kent. ME9 8BJ
If you have any questions or would like to discuss your application please email or call on 01622 884230
Join the Bramley Apple Picking team in the Autumn
If you don’t work all week in the factory then you can join the picking team in September & October. It’s £10 per bin for the 1st pick. Also great if you are student looking for holiday work.