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Food Processing Worker (PERM)

Essential Trading Co-operative
Fishponds, Bristol

Posted: 18 Sep 2023

Deadline: 30 Oct 2023

Compensation: Starting rate £11.26 per hour

Paid Permanent


Job description

Essential is recruiting for a Food Processing Worker to join the Manufacturing team. This is a 32 hour permanent position based at our warehouse in Fishponds.

In the role you will work across all aspects of food processing and packaging, producing our Essential own-brand foods for wholesale, retail, and catering.

The successful candidate should preferably have some experience of food processing or other manufacturing work, as well as working with computers, and a good understanding of hygiene and health and safety practices. You will need to be well-organised, self-motivated, a good team player, and able to show great attention to detail.

Working days are generally between Monday to Friday, 9am - 6pm (working 4 days), there may be some flexibility in Manufacturing, where you could start and finish earlier, depending on the work.

Essential is a living wage foundation accredited employer. The current starting rate of pay for this position is £11.26 per hour and there are a range of worker benefits including discounted products from our warehouse, private healthcare and discount from Bristol and Bath Harvest shops.


Application information

If you are interested in the role, please complete our ‘food processing worker’ online application form

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2023 with intervies scheduled for Tuesday 10th October 2023.

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About Essential Trading Co-operative

Essential Trading is a leading UK organic and Fairtrade product wholesaler, Essential Trading manufacture and distribute sustainable wholefoods, ecological household products and cruelty free body care items across Europe and internationally.