From its origins as a small family business which started in 1920, Noble has developed into a multi-division, fast moving, innovative food business with a turnover in excess of £600m, employing over 1,700 people in the UK and France. Each of our divisions is unique, offering different challenges and exciting career opportunities.
We have an informal style and believe in pushing responsibility and accountability down to the local level. Whichever division you work for, we believe in training and developing all our colleagues and providing an environment where everyone can achieve their full potential.
Noble Foods is a family business and simply we are the leading supplier of eggs in the UK both directly to supermarkets and for use in egg products in food service, food manufacturers and leading restaurant chains. In 2020, we were also awarded a Good Egg award by Compassion in World Farming for our commitment to animal welfare.
Noble has extensive experience in building brands, from creating the & launching the happy egg co. brand backed up with significant TV advertising to launching the first organic egg brand Purely Organic in 2018. Our strength in building brands has also been demonstrated by the growth of Gu since our ownership in 2010.
You will be responsible for controlling and monitoring the transport fleet, ensuring the Drivers are managed and plan the day to day transport. This will include the uplift of raw materials, assisting with general office duties along with supporting the Site Operations Manager in the general running of the production site. This will also include training the team.
Responsible for: –
Fleet maintenance and safety, driver supervision and ensuring the daily transport schedules run smoothly.
Receipt, processing and communication of all orders.
ensuring compliance with specific requirements.
Providing the Site Operations Manager with regular updates on vehicle and driver performance along with information on maintenance and running costs.
Assisting with personal and training including training of new recruits and staff allocation.
Responsible for specific areas of Health and Safety and Environmental on site.
Support production Management where needed
For this role, we are looking for someone with previous transport and production experience in the food sector to include:-
Understanding of the production industry
The ability to organise and communicate effectively
This role will report to the Site Manager, and you will be responsible for the daily maintenance of machinery, carrying out checks and reacting to breakdowns to minimise production downtime. Also managing a preventative maintenance programme, including the ordering and re-stocking of spares. This a hands-on position working with a range of mechanical equipment and will need to have experience of working within a manufacturing environment
Liaising with Production staff
Health and Safety machinery checks
Preventative Maintenance Tasks
Fault Finding and breakdown recovery
General site Maintenance
Repair of pumps and vacuum systems
You will be an experienced mechanical based fitter
Hands on approach and experience of working in a factory
Can be time served or have the qualities required due to practical experience
Reporting to the Operations Manager you will help to improve processes and systems to increase standards and performance across Warehouse providing timely reporting on departmental performance.
Managing stock control, stock accuracy and stock audits
Ensuring effective warehousing – inbound and outbound
Ensuring the Health & Safety of staff always
Maintaining business systems and processes
Extremely passionate about managing and developing the Warehousing team
Ensure legal compliance and work on continuous improvement projects
For this role we are looking for someone with previous management experience in a warehousing environment, good understanding of Warehouse Management Systems and an understanding of Logistics operations,
An experienced Warehouse Manager preferably from an FMCG or packaging background
Understanding of complex logistics
Experienced leader of people, adept at motivating and managing a team
Able to challenge accepted norms and enjoy creating new solutions with a hands-on approach to problem solving
Experience of system implementation and process improvement is advantageous
Deliver fresh food as part of our friendly team – and enjoy some tasty rewards We`re looking for organised, hard-working people to join the Noble Foods Production team. As a Production Operative, you`ll work in a cutting-edge packing centre where you`ll help us get thousands of eggs (or other foods) to customers nationwide. It`s all about working together to meet targets and ensure the job gets done. That means you need to be good with people and brilliant in a team. You`ll also need to know about Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene. We`ll expect you to follow hygiene standards, minimise waste and keep a close eye on food quality.
Why Noble Foods? It`s a chance to be part of an innovative, fast-moving business with a £600m+ turnover – and very humble beginnings. Our story started in 1920 when William Dean sold eggs door to door from a basket. A hundred years later, we`re providing major stores and businesses with a range of much-loved brands. They include Big & Fresh, Heritage Breeds, Purely Organic and The Happy Egg Co., Britain`s market leader. Noble Foods also includes the Gü Puds Group, creators of drop-dead gorgeous desserts.
We offer a range of appetising benefits plus training and development in return for your hard work:
Special staff prices for eggs (a reduced rate per dozen)
Staff offers on chicken
PerkBox – a range of discounted items including cinema tickets, free drink of your choice per month from a High Street Coffee retailer and free mobile phone insurance
Enhanced holiday scheme, which increases with length of service
Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period)
The role: Work with the team leader and other operatives to achieve production targets and maximise efficiency Follow the company Health & Safety guidelines Identify areas of inefficiency and waste Tray wash Ensure that product is rotated to minimise waste To be mindful of product quality, integrity and tractability To complete to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is completed Maintain a respectful and constructive working relationship with colleagues and managers
Health & Safety
Manual/Electric pallet truck
Safe systems of work
Where you come in as a Production Operative… This part of the factory is where you will be packing the eggs carefully into boxes to be shipped off to their destination. They travel down the conveyor belt already in the cartons. You would be checking on the produce. The packaging is created as you go, making this a fast pace role. Once the eggs are boxed they will be collected and taken to the next step within the warehouse. Fast paced environment.
Physical: The production process requires manual handling to an estimated maximum of 16 kilos. The bedend process requires repetitive bending. Several areas require the use of manual pallet trucks. The jobholder should have a reasonable level of fitness and should report any conditions that may be aggravated by the required activities.
Requirements: Driver with own vehicle – (non drivers to be located within a 5 mile radius) Team Oriented and a great work drive.
If you would like to be considered for the role, please apply today!