Primary Industry

Agriculture – Sampler

Full Time

At McCain, its not just about what we make, but its about how we make it that’s important. We are looking for a Sampler to strengthen our Agriculture team.
Based at our Whittlesey plant, you will be responsible for ensuring potato intake operates effectively and that a continuous supply of potatoes meets planned schedule to quality requirements.
You will be accountable for yard management, (including receiving loads, carrying out checks, driver management and maintaining cleanliness standards) routine sampling of raw material, checking potato passports, recording of data and liaising with production and Senior Operatives on specification achievements.
You will have particular focus on actioning and maintaining rejection data, as well as maintaining standards of cleanliness and organisation within receiving areas. It’s important you ensure that all personal protective equipment is maintained in good condition, i.e. safety clothing, eye protection, face visors, gloves, footwear, headgear etc. and that the area is maintained to 5s, Health & Safety, Food Safety and Hygiene standards at all times.
We are looking for someone who can really make a difference to our plant, who brings experience of working within a food manufacturing company, and has a basic understanding of Food Hygiene, Health and Safety Standards, and Continuous Improvement. The ideal candidate would have intake knowledge, be able to work well under pressure/tight deadlines, and be confident to communicate to customers of all ranges.
Although we do encourage you to taste the goods you’ll be pleased to know we don’t pay you in chips. For working hard, you’ll also get a great salary and some pretty good benefits including:
An excellent pension where we will pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay
Optional health cash plan
Cycle to work scheme
‘Chips In’ Volunteering Day Off – to make a positive impact to the competitiveness, resilience, and long-term development of McCain communities across the globe
And of course, being part of a Global business there are great opportunities to shine/thrive should you wish to relocate in the future. We have an ambitious 5 year growth plan that presents development & progression opportunities for those who seek it out.
This is a shift position, following the specified pattern:
2 days on, 1 day off, 2 nights on, 3 days off

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency