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Processing Operator

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We are recruiting for a Processing Operator on a 6-month fixed-term contract. The role is based at our site in Folkestone, Kent.

The Processing Operator is responsible for the physical manufacturing of the product batches and for the cleanliness of the processing plant and equipment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Displaying an awareness and understanding towards GMP and following the correct Health and Safety procedures at all times in accordance with Church & Dwight’s policies and legislation laws.

  • Utilising problem-solving skills and the re-working of product batches.

  • Undertaking general cleaning duties and good housekeeping of the plant and equipment. This includes removing all rubbish and containers, leaving the area in a clean, tidy and safe condition and reviewing the plant and equipment for cleanliness.

  • Efficiently check and complete processing paperwork whilst ensuring all checks are carried out accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Report all recognised plant and machinery faults to the processing supervisor.

  • To be able to display an efficient level of competency in operating plant and machinery.

  • Sanitising and micro monitoring the plant and equipment and to be aware of its importance.

You must be an enthusiastic team player who can demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and display a positive attitude to learning and adapting to change. You must hold the right to work in the UK.

You will be required to work a shift pattern of 12 hours that run from 6pm to 6am on a 4 on 4 off pattern.

Education and Experience required:

  • Previous experience of working within FMCG manufacturing environment

  • A good standard of verbal and written English

  • Basic understanding of Mathematics and working with computers

  • FLT licence

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United Kingdom

With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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