Machine Minder - Nights

Job Introduction

Come and join us!  We currently have exciting opportunities for Machine Minder's to join our team in Thetford

  • This post is working NIGHTS
  • The hours of work and shift patterns are: 18:00 - 06.00 - 4 on 4off 
  • £12.65 (Including shift allowance)

The factory is a modern environment with very good working conditions.

Many of our staff have progressed their careers through the business with opportunities across various departments.

Main Responsibility

  • Carry out machine set up and prestart checks; ensure machine is safe to operate
  • Carry out label and film roll changes
  • Label print and verification checks, final product quality inspection
  • Ensure machine is operating at maximum efficiency and follow Standard Running Conditions set out by the department
  • Ensure workplace maintains high standards of GMP and hygiene & Health and Safety
  • Support FLM to ensure smooth and safe delivery of production plan and carrying required quality

Other tasks may include setting up and monitoring equipment, filling machines, paperwork, decanting ingredients, using the SAP system.

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal Machine Minder will have:

  • Passion for delivering our customer orders whilst making sure our high Health and Safety, Food Safety and Product Quality standards are met.
  • A good standard of spoken and written English and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Experience of problem solving and attention to detail
  • You will be comfortable working in a chilled food processing environment.
  • You will need to enjoy working at pace and have determination to take action and achieve results in a fast moving business.
  • Previous experience working in a factory or warehouse environment would be useful, but not essential, as full training will be provided.

Package Description

  • Free bus available from Norwich / Attleborough / Wymondham
  • 20 Days Holiday
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Free onsite parking
  • Hot food available on site plus free hot drinks and fruit
  • Exclusive 2 Sisters employee discount offering savings of up to 60% with brands including Asda, Morrisons, Marks and Spencer and Tesco.
  • £100 refer a friend scheme
  • Fantastic development opportunities available for promotion and career development
  • In-house training including L1 & 2 Health and Safety certification, and paid apprenticeship opportunities with fantastic career progression.
  • Fast Track Progression and Development Opportunities
  • Employee of the Month and ‘My Bright Idea’ awards
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Grocery Aid - employees access to counselling
  • Wellbeing support on site
  • Death in service benefit, optional - linked to pension

About the Company

2Sisters Thetford is an added value site; designing, producing and packaging breaded products using best in class equipment, which enables the site to deliver significant environmental benefits. The low-energy building is the flagship development within the 2 Sisters group.

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s biggest food manufacturers providing great tasting products to the nation, from chicken to cookies and pizza to pies!

With 18 sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. We employ over 13,500 staff, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too.

Knowing that our business is only as good as the people we employ, we ensure that we invest in people like you to enhance skills and professional development.

2 Sisters Food Group


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