Production Operator - Veg Intake
£9.11 per hour + Bonus + Benefits


The Role and Team


The Low Risk department is keen to promote excellent team work by employing people who have a positive (can do) attitude.  By achieving this, the department is in the best position to supply the meals department in an efficient manner. We aim to not only achieve our targets but improve on them as well.


The role is concerned with supplying the kitchens with the materials needed for cooking in the pots. You will have days where you will be supplying to 11 cooking pots, as well as participating in helping chefs out with cooking, paperwork and scanning of input materials. You will also be expected to work in other areas when required.


This position is 40 hours a week, working Monday to Friday 08.00 – 16.00


Who we are


About apetito

apetito is the UK’s leading supplier of food to the health and social care sectors. Servicing over 400 hospitals, 450 care homes and thousands more through our work with Local Authorities, we produce delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care. Through our food we look to ‘make a real difference’ to all our customers, up and down the country.

Our Values

Established in 1958, as a family-owned business, our values sit at the very heart of what we do. We are proud to be a business that ‘makes a real difference’, committed to producing ‘great food to be proud of’. We have developed a range of products designed to ‘enhance health and well-being’ for all our customers. We are proud supporters of British food and farming and focus on using the best ‘ethical and sustainably’ sourced produce.

We are driven by a ‘passion for service’, dedicated to feeding some of the UK’s most vulnerable people, offering healthy and delicious meals to customers across the UK.

Ethical & Sustainable

As a business which operates within food manufacturing, we believe we have an obligation to make a positive contribution on society. With over 300 products in our range, we ensure our produce is ethically and sustainably sourced, working only with suppliers who share our commitment to making a positive impact.

We’re a proud member of the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI), a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs, that promote respect for workers rights globally. All our new suppliers now operate under the ETI’s guidelines.

We are also a member of The UK’s Plastics Pact, an initiative looking to transform the plastic packaging industry in the UK. As part of the initiative, we have committed, along with other ambitious targets, to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastic completely by 2025.

We have also made a commitment to our employees – we’re recognised as an accredited Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation. Joining an elite group of FTSE 100 companies and public sector organisations.


  • Supply low risk kitchen department with right materials at the right time
  • Scan products into the right area to ensure traceability is present and POs have the right input of materials
  • Control left over stock and apply First in, First out (F.I.F.O) methodology
  • Complete paperwork 100% fully, accurately and legibly – this is a legal requirement
  • It is also expected that persons in this role will be expected to be able to work in other areas as required
  • Help the business be environmentally friendly by keeping waste to a minimum (e.g. making products right first time)



  • Level 2 Food Hygiene or prepared to study for the qualification
  • A good level of English - written and spoken
  • A good level of Maths
  • Experience in SAP and scanning is not essential, but will be deemed a bonus during the interview

Personal Qualities:

  • Have a positive attitude; will have to learn other tasks in the Prep Department if required
  • Promote good team work – help others. “It’s not my job” does not promote good team work
  • Have a desire to help the team meet the department targets
  • Undertake any training made available/organised




  • Location

    Wiltshire-Trowbridge, UK

  • Contract

    Permanent (Full-Time)

  • Closing date

    27th May 2019

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