DUBAI, AE, S 51117

Position: Manufacturing Operative

Based: Jebel Ali, Dubai


  • Follow recipes, accurately pick, dispense and weigh out raw ingredients and understand the procedures in the dry ingredient rooms.
  • Set up, run and operate specified process lines and associated equipment within the production area, without supervision.
  • Strip and clean specific process lines and associated equipment.
  • Set up and assemble equipment after cleanings and maintenance activities within the production area.
  • Load materials picked and dispensed into the blender for blending operation following production orders and standard operation procedures and instructions.
  • Fault find and report any breakdowns on the lines.
  • Liaise with colleagues ensuring continuity of OEE and carrying out effective handovers in shifts, both verbally and in writing.
  • Correctly carry out any required food safety and quality checks in Process Control Sheets and constantly monitor the quality of the product being made.
  • Accurately complete all necessary documentation such as process control sheets, registration forms etc.
  • Utilize the company’s manufacturing operations system, SAP, to ensure the accurate monitoring of raw materials, finished goods movements and stocks through all operation processes from material delivery to finished good shipments.
  • Assist with the training of other employees as necessary.
  • Adhere to all recipes and Standard Operating Procedures, carrying out duties following Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S practices, and being responsible for hygiene and housekeeping in a specified work area.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations, working within ‘safe systems of work’.
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and carry out alternative duties, such as packing, re-work during normal and overtime working hours when required.


  • Forklift driving skills and license is preferred.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills e.g. English & Maths O’level/GCSE equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic Food Hygiene certificate is an advantage
  • At least 1year experience in a similar hands-on role is desirable
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working to recipes/procedures is desirable
  • Experience of working within a food preparation environment is an advantage
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work and colleagues