General Operatives - Aberdeen - £10.00 per hour*

Thistle Seafoods has a fast-paced, challenging, and inclusive working environment. Employees work extremely hard and take great pride in the work they do.  We believe in providing all staff with the opportunity to develop and progress and we actively encourage internal promotion.  

The Role

The role involves working with final pack product. You will be responsible for ensuring the correct products are coded and packed, and for quality checking the packs and rejecting any that do not meet the quality standards.  There may also be some manual handling, which would involve lifting boxes up to 20kg.  Appropriate training for this will be provided. 

All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided, as your safety is paramount to us. 

Hours of Work

You will work 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. 

Shift times are 6.00am - 6.00pm.

Rate of Pay 

Hourly rates start at £10.00 per hour*.

Overtime is paid at 1.5 times the standard hourly rate.


  • Paid breaks.
  • 20 days annual leave.  This includes statutory holidays.
  • Staff sales (products at discounted prices).
  • Opportunities for promotion.
  • State of the art staff canteen and training facilities (Peterhead site). 
  • Free English classes (Peterhead site).

Skills/Personal Attributes

  • Applicants must be aged 16 years old or older.
  • A team player.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Have a professional approach and attitude.


The work will be undertaken at our site on Minto Avenue, Altens, Aberdeen. Free parking is available at the site and if using public transport the number 3, 3A, 3B and 18 bus will take you there from the city centre.

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out an application form by following this link Apply Here

*This is subject to meeting the 100% attendance rate criteria. 

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