Factory Operative

We are looking for reliable and hardworking individuals to join our production team and chilled coding team as factory operatives working dayshift, backshift or a 4 on 4 off rota.  

Hours of Work

Production Hours of work are from:

  • 6.00am to 2.00pm
  • 7.00am to 3.00pm
  • 8.00am to 4.00pm
  • 3.00pm to 11.00pm
  • 4.00pm to 12.00am

Chilled Coding works on an 8 day shift pattern, where you will work 4 consecutive shifts of 12 hours per day, followed by 4 consecutive days off.  In any such 8 day period, you will work 48 hours.  Normal working hours are 6.00am to 6.00pm.

Due to the nature of the role overtime working may be necessary. 

Work Environment

You will be working in a High Care and Low Risk food production environment. 


Your safety is paramount to us and you will be provided with all necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 


  • Free transport to and from the factory
  • Pension
  • 30 days annual leave (this includes statutory holidays) for production, 20 days annual leave for chilled coding
  • Staff sales

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out the below application form and send it to careers@thistleseafoods.com

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