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Production Kickstart Scheme - Colne

Colne (Meat Processing)
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 1
Job Type:
Full Time Fixed Term
11 Nov 2021
About The Role

Are you aged 18-24, unemployed and claiming Universal Credit?

If the answer is yes, then our Kickstart roles could be the perfect opportunity to start your career journey in food production and logistics. In order to apply you will need to speak your job centre work coach as all applications for these roles are by referral only.

Do you want to ‘kickstart’ and grow your career with the UK’s 2nd largest food manufacturer? It's fast paced, high volume and extremely demanding, but a great place to learn new skills within food manufacturing as part of the Government Kickstart scheme.

We're looking for Manufacturing Production Operatives to join a 6 month Kickstart programme. At our sites we manufacture a range of products from baking bread, to packing fresh meat and vegetables.

What our Manufacturing 6 month Kickstart programme involves;

During your placement you will learn all about food production, working on a busy production line and how we ensure our products are made to a high standard in a safe and hygienic environment.

Our manufacturing production programme offers you the chance to learn everything you need to kickstart your career in manufacturing and food production as well learning:

  • How to complete various tasks on quality, specification and operations 
  • How to comply with all relevant business and site policies such as Health and Safety and Food Safety Standards
  • Flexibility, adaptability, teamwork and how to work under pressure
  • Food Safety Level 2 will be included as part of the placement
  • How to work in a fast paced environment producing quality products for our customers
  • All about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), it’s importance and how to wear it whilst on shift daily
  • Working in a production environment with varying temperatures and conditions
Why not take a look around one of our Manufacturing sites? Click here.
About You
As well as lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and commit to the 6 month scheme you'll also need:
  • To be aged at between 16-24 years old
  • Currently claiming Universal Credit
  • Someone who can work at pace and isn't afraid of a little hard work
  • Someone who loves to work as part of a team
  • Working in a noisy environment in excess of 85db where hearing protection must be worn at all times
  • Someone who can work flexibly, adapt quickly and have a proactive approach with willingness to learn new skills and techniques
In return for your hard work, you’ll get a great pension, private healthcare (applicable roles), colleague & friends and family discounts, money off at over 850 retailers with My Perks, and much more.
About The Company
We're foodmakers and shopkeepers. Together, #WeMakeMorrisons. And everyone’s welcome here. We work as one team to help feed the nation and make sure people can get the food they need. It’s all of our jobs.
As the only UK retailer with our own manufacturing business spread across 18 sites, not to mention nearly 500 stores, we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part. So, whether you want to make the freshest food, sell it, or even join us in our head office, we’d love to meet you.
And with all the support you need to be your best, you won’t just help us make Morrisons - you’ll build a rewarding career for yourself, too.
We're a diverse and inclusive employer. And we don't just say it, we show it. Everyone is welcome at Morrisons!

Why not hear what our teams about got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here.