Curing Operative

  • Job Reference: BECO-1705
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Recroot
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £11.91 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Skilled, Skilled Food Industry, Industrial, Factory & Production Operatives
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Vesma
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01473231108

Job Description

We are currently looking for Curing Operative to join our client’s team based in the Bury St Edmunds area.

Ongoing assignment.


The Curing Operative pay rate is £11.91 per hour.


Days of work

Monday to Friday 6 am until 2.30 pm or 2.30 pm until 11 pm.


Curing Operative main duties:

• Reception of all deliveries that meet specification

• Booking in each delivery and applying traceability code, and maintaining traceability throughout the process

• Unloading and storage of product, ensuring stock rotation

• The accurate completion of curing paperwork including intake and process records

• Operate machinery to mix brine, cure and smoke products, tumble and vacuum pack product

• Preparation of weighted joints for further processing in production

• Conduct daily machinery start-up checks

• Keep your working areas free from rubbish and floor waste at all times

• Report any damage to equipment

• Report any Health and Safety hazards within the area

• Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce

• To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements

• Carry out all duties as deemed necessary by managerial and supervisory staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the factory

• Compliance with Health and Safety rules at all times

• Compliance with all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures


Curing Operative personal Skills Required:

• The ability to communicate at a level that enables successful completion of tasks

• A positive work attitude

• Flexibility & adaptability

• Punctuality and reliability

• An ability to understand written / verbal work instructions, policies and procedures

• Experienced in the safe use of mobile plant

• Good literacy and numeracy skills


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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