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Asset Care Operative
Location: Ledbury
Salary: TBC
Categories: Kickstart, Operative

What's the Job?

What will you be doing? 

You will be working in a semi-engineering position to support Front line asset care of our equipment, and thus improve on overall preventative maintenance time vs reactive maintenance time and improve overall site performance.

This position has the potential to be supported by an external apprentice support scheme and could possibly lead to the position being made permanent after the 6-month Kickstart placement.


Where will you work? 

As an Asset Care Operative, you will work on the shop floor on multiple lines located at our Ornua Ingredients Europe UK site in Ledbury, Herefordshire.

To apply for this opportunity please contact your Work Coach who will give you a unique reference number and all the details on how to apply

About the Company

Who are we? 

Ornua Foods UK, part of Ornua Group, produces and purchases butter and cheese which is packed into a range of formats selling into the retail own-label and branded market, primarily in the UK.   

As the largest supplier of British and Irish cheese in the UK market, the company is focused on delivering quality, customer service excellence and innovative ways of working for major UK retailers. The cheese packing facility in Leek, Staffordshire is state-of-the-art, and with the ongoing investment planned for the current and future years, it will continue to give the company a competitive advantage in the marketplace. 

Ornua Foods UK purchases high-quality cheese and butter products from both the wider Ornua Group and also a range of cheese suppliers in the UK.  Retail sales are supported by substantial and innovative brand marketing activities.  Pilgrims Choice is the No.2 and fastest growing cheddar brand in the UK and Kerrygold is the No.3 block butter brand in the UK and occupies a premium position in the market.

What do you need?


Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for someone who has a keen interest to learn and work. By being motivated and enthusiastic, you will be open to working in a food manufacturing environment and to understand the importance of attention to detail. For this role, you must have the ability to travel to Ledbury.


At Ornua, we want to foster a culture of quality where everyone can bring their whole selves to work and as part of our Diversity and Belonging strategy, together, we want to make Ornua a more diverse and inclusive place to work. Therefore, all applications will be considered for this role without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

To apply for this opportunity please contact your Work Coach who will give you a unique reference number and all the details on how to apply