Processing Operatives - Marybank

Job details
Posting date: 14 January 2022
Salary: £10 to £10.50 per hour
Additional salary information: Plus overtime at enhanced rate up to £21 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 February 2022
Location: Marybank, Isle Of Lewis
Company: The Scottish Salmon Company
Job type: Permanent
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Processing Operatives
Location: Marybank, Stornoway
Salary: £18,200 rising to £19,110 following probation, plus overtime available at enhanced rate up to £21 per hour
Hours: Mon-Fri, guaranteed 35 core hours per week exclusive of unpaid breaks
May be required to work up to 40 hours per week depending on the needs of the business

The Opportunities:

If you are an ambitious and motivated person looking for your next challenge in an exciting workplace, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Due to significant investment in the company, we are now looking to recruit Processing Operatives to assist in the required day-to-day operations within the Processing Department to meet the needs of the business.

Key aspects of the role include:

Salmon Preparation - Cleaning, preparing and inspecting our finest Scottish Salmon to meet customer specifications.
Production - Supporting production whilst performing efficiently and at the required pace.
Quality - Monitoring the production process, carrying out basic testing and quality checks.
Finished Product - Ensuring the final product meets company standards, labelling and packaging product ready for shipment.

Your Skills & Experience:

Positive and hardworking
Ability to be flexible and adaptable
Team player with good communication skills
Ability to follow policies & procedures
Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment
Basic/Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

Enhanced relocation support
Friends & family referral scheme
Market leading pension scheme
Holiday buy & sell scheme
Cycle to work & retail discount schemes
Employee assistance program
Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
Occupational health service
Professional development opportunities

The Company:

Part of the Bakkafrost Group
600+ UK employees
We sell to over 26 countries around the world
We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
Sustainability is at the core of all our activities

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands.

Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees.

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the application form available on our website or send your CV and Cover Letter to

Please note, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

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