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Key Operative - Day Shift

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Date: 01-Sep-2021

Location: Sebon, GB

Company: Hovis

Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products. 

 

We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people;  they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • The efficient running of one or more plants, including ovens, wrapping and slicing sections where required, in line with Company rules and guidelines, and current legal requirements.
  • Scheduling of production requirements allowing for stock and adjustments to meet customer orders and ensure all materials are available to fulfil the plan.
  • Ensuring all staff comply with individual, site and legal health & safety requirements and regulations.  Take action to rectify non conformances with Engineering or Health & Safety Coordinator.  Reporting of all non compliances within the site procedures, using Hazard reporting and Maintenance Works orders
  • Asset care of plant equipment and building, ensuing people respect such facilities, and report any defects through company reporting procedures
  • Ensuring continuous improvement activities amongst the team, challenging performance of people, machinery and systems and taking corrective action to improve and maintain disciplines
  • Effective Communication within and outside team environment, carrying out team briefing and presentations where required
  • Ensuring high standards of hygiene on plant and surrounding areas, through the use of Clean as you go, liaison with Technical Services teams, or by using own team to accomplish tasks.  Adherence to and improvement of hygiene schedules.
  • Ensuring all documentation is correctly completed and actions derived from recordings is executed.  This may include the use of incident reporting

Why work for us and our benefits:

At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries

  • There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.

  • Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone.  It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving

  • We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance

  • We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes

  • We offer three levels of pensions

Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.