Manchester Brewery joseph holt

Packaging Operative

Where: Joseph Holt Brewery, Manchester, M3 1JD

Packaging Operative

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Packaging Operative to join the team at Joseph Holt Ltd on a permanent contract.

Who are we?

Joseph Holt is an independent, six-generation family-owned company, with 127 pubs across the Northwest, ranging from traditional community pubs, food led destination pubs and some with onsite letting rooms. Since 1849 we have been brewing a wide range of award-winning beers in our Manchester brewery, which have won 5 Gold Medals at the International Brewing Awards in the last 12 years alone. Alongside this, we have an ever-expanding Free Trade and sell beer to multiple types of accounts across the country. We are a friendly, family run Brewery and Pub Company that are passionate about what we do and the people who work for us as well as supporting several charities.

The Role:

As Packaging Team operator, you will work as part of a team on the packaging line, operating the equipment used to clean, prepare, and fill casks and kegs with beer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stock Rotation
  • FLT & electronic pallet truck operation
  • Use of chemicals (CIPs)
  • Manual handling
  • Achieving daily/weekly production targets
  • Working closely with team members and other departments
  • Keep working areas clean & tidy

The successful candidate:

  • An understanding of manufacturing packaging lines and practices
  • Ability to establish good working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Reliable and a flexible attitude to work.
  • Hard working, with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop.
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to manage time and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • In possession of a forklift Licence or willing to work towards obtaining a forklift licence
  • Good level of physical fitness

What we offer:

  •  23 days holiday a year (+ an extra day each year up to a maximum of 28 days) + 5 bank holidays
  • Company discount card – 20% off food and drink when purchased together. 20% off accommodation
  • Company-wide celebrations and awards – Christmas & Summer Parties, Various fundraising events and Star of the Month
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistant Programme – available 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Incredible external discounts and rewards scheme
  • Ongoing training and induction
  • Free onsite parking
  • The chance to gain a qualification through our apprentice scheme
  • Long Service Awards – 10, 20, 30-, and 40-year awards

Salary: £26,000

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter, stating your current salary, to Lynsey Halley, HR Advisor via email to [email protected]

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