Production Operatives

Full time - Fixed term

Role Overview

About the role

We have a great opportunity available for candidates with the required skills to apply for the role within the Ready Meals Department.

This post is responsible for contributing to the efficient running of the department whilst providing support to the other members of the team to achieve production requirements.


To learn how to empty our large cooking vessels safely and correctly

Weighting up of products in large tote bins (recording this information)

Recoding & controlling food temperatures

Mixing of multi component recipes

Keeping our production lines fully stocked with cooked food

Early starts & working shifts are all part of this job

Weekend work if requested and overtime during busy promotional periods

The position does involve some heavy manual handling so applicant must be physically fit.

Hourly Rate: £9.60 (Living Wage)

If you’re interested in this position, please submit your CV below or email driect to

Job Type

Full Time

Reporting to

Supervisor/Ready Meals Manager

hours of work

37.5hrs per week

hourly rate

£9.60 (Living Wage)

Application form

You may submit your application as follows:

Hand it in: to our reception at Carseview Road, Forfar.
Post it to: Human Resources, Strathmore foods Ltd, Carseview Road, Forfar, DD8 3NG
Email it to:

Standard Working Hours


Expected hours of work examples for reference and should you not be able to work within expected times application will be rejected.

Production start times are between 4am and 7am on occasions we may run a back shift, and our Hygiene department work a back shift 5pm – 2.30am.

The working pattern will be agreed on a weekly basis, by the company.

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