Oven Operative

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 12 hours Night Shift, 6pm - 6am
Salary: £12.06 per hour

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking to recruit an Oven Operative to work within a fast paced food manufacturing environment. 

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity. 

The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills and have the following responsibilities:



  • Operate and assist in the operation of traveling ovens and rack ovens
  • Follow internal paperwork accurately
  • Ensure all procedures including GMP/GHP and CAYGO are followed

Skills Required:


  • Ability to highlight any training issues within the department.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
  • Computer skills would be of an advantage.
  • Understanding of Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to.5o
  • Ensure GMP within the department.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a similar role desirable


Shift: 4 on 4 off B Shift Nights

Hours: 18:00pm -06:00am


In return for the above the successful candidate will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • Company Pension
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does


So who are we?  If you haven’t heard of us before we are one of the largest employers in Market Drayton, Shropshire and part of the wider market-leading and UK based Addo Food Group.  As part of this award-winning Group, we produce chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices.

Palethorpes Bakery’s success is driven through our team of passionate people who inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity.  

If you would like to join our award-winning, market-leading team please use the ‘apply now’ link and follow the on-line application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!


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