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Mill Assistant

Undisclosed Company
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Up to £29396 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Mill Assistant

Company Pension and Life Assurance Scheme, Annual Discretionary Bonus Scheme, Employee Savings & Discount Scheme which grants you discounts to high street stores, gym memberships, travel and much more. Employee Assistance Programme with access to a wellbeing hub, including a 24hr GP and counselling service. Free Uniform/PPE, Free Onsite Parking, and many other benefits.

Shift Pattern: 42 hours per week on average, working 4 shifts of 12 hours on a 4 on 4 off rotating shift pattern. This will include both days and nights.

Contract: Permanent Background my client are offering an exciting opportunity for a Mill Assistant to join the team at Stoke Ferry Mill on a temporary to permanent basis, It is a fantastic time to join and play a key role in realising our ambitious growth plans. this is an independent milling business which has been supplying feed to the poultry industry for the past 50 years. Every day here, we work with talented, dedicated colleagues to produce sustainable, premium quality feed enabling our farming partners achieve the highest standards of poultry and positively impact on our health, communities, and the environment. Service is at the heart of the team with over 250 employees work across five sites. Our feed mills operate to the highest standards set for product quality, with a specialist production team monitoring output ensuring zero or minimal mill downtime. Our fleet of over 40 Lorries operate 24/7 ensuring feed arrives on time and in full, with a real focus on biosecurity prior to delivery, on site and during departure. Role Profile The role of the Mill Assistant is to enable the efficient operation of the mill production system, supporting key operational areas to ensure quality and production needs are met in order to deliver business objectives. Throughout this role you will provide mill cover, carrying out the efficient operation of all aspects of the feed mill production system, ensuring all relevant Health & Safety and quality control procedures relating to the production of compound animal feed are adhered to. This will require operation of heavy-duty machinery.

A further aspect of your role will be providing weighbridge cover; this involves accurately and efficiently weighing incoming raw materials and outgoing feed vehicles on the site weighbridge. You will also be required to undertake hygiene duties, such as cleaning all spillages and trailers in the mill yard as required, mitigating risks to health and safety, and preventing a negative impact on quality standards. You will manage aspects of quality control by proactively seeking solutions where abnormalities occur, responding to any incidents or environmental concerns and promptly notifying the Mill Management team of any concerns which are considered to merit immediate attention. You will continually assist in maintaining audit standards and ensure corrective processes are in place to address non-conformances. Essential Skills and Experience Required To be successful in this role, the desired candidate should have strong experience within a team-based manufacturing or production environment, working proactively with strict safety and quality control procedures and KPI's.

You should have a minimum of Standard Grade level 3 or equivalent National Grade in Maths and English. A qualification or apprenticeship in a relevant field is preferred. We are looking for someone that works effectively as part of a team and collaboratively with other operational areas, establishing good relationships, in order to meet increasing productivity and quality targets.

You should be able to take ownership of work, demonstrating a logical ability to decide on the most appropriate course of action whilst working under minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment

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