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Employing 1,500 people on site at its beautiful factory in Evesham, Kanes Foods strives for excellence, investing heavily in development of people.

Kanes Foods currently has many job opportunities in Food Production, Warehousing and Logictics, Office & Administration and Driving.


Kanes Foods we has its own Training Department certified by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

As a reputable food processing company Kanes provides the best training for staff in order to achieve the highest level of safety whilst ensuring we are producing the best quality food.

Job applicants will be invited to an Awareness Day where they will be given more information about Kanes and specifically the vacant position. This allows Kanes to assess the suitability of applicants and also for applicants to understand Kanes requirements.

New members of staff will initially attend an Induction Day. This will teach about health and safety issues, food safety, hygiene and food quality. They will then be allocated a ‘training buddy’ who will ensure they have the necessary guidance and support for those first couple of days in a new job.

The Training Development Department will monitor people’s careers and staff will receive periodic appraisal reports so they are aware of their progress. They will be encouraged to apply for promotions when they become available and supported if successful.

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2 Jobs

Various shift patterns available

The key responsibilities include:

  • Work in line with our group values; Trust, Efficiency, Quality & Expertise and Can-do
  • Ensure that the production area is prepared for the commencement of each shift to minimise any disruption to the production run and to maximise efficiency.
  • Communicate any issues concerning raw material to ensure all operatives are made fully aware of any issues that may arise during the production run.
  • Ensure that all employees allocated to shift are in attendance from the beginning and investigate all non-explained absences.
  • Ensure motivation throughout the shift to improve efficiency and to minimise costs.
  • Monitor and control quality and ensure corrective action is implemented as required to ensure product quality, safety and legality.
  • Maintain a system for the cleaning of all production areas after usage to ensure a clean healthy and safe working environment and compliance with safety legislation.
  • Ensure the communication of performance against KPI's to all production personnel and implement corrective action as required to redress any failings.
  • Ensure the storage of raw material and finished product in a safe and efficient manner to minimise the risk of hazard and to maximise cold storage space. Use all material in rotation to minimise the potential for wastage.
  • Take active part in improvement activities.
  • Contribute to regular daily team communication sessions.
  • You will also be expected to contribute ideas for improvement.

Rozalia Bunn

£8.11 per hour
Tue/Sat Or Sun/Thurs 2pm To 10pm Fri/Mon 12pm - 10pm

Key Functions:

To ensure that the line(s) are running as effectively as possible and to make sure that correct products ingredients and toppings are on the line and products are produced to a high standard and quality. £8.61 once training is completed

Main Responsibilities:

  • Once training is complete please see below expectation for line leader:
  • Set up the line and check the belts
  • Check if punnets are the correct depth for the chosen product.
  • Bringing sauces (check the dates on the sauces, bring them in the right order- stock rotation); croutons and forks
  • Use correct program for different products
  • Make sure that correct labels and stickers are on the line
  • Make sure that dates and promotions are applied
  • Select the product on the checkweigher
  • Control weights of the product (light weights or over weights)
  • Bring all ingredients to the line by using designated pump truck
  • Check all ingredients for their quality
  • Conducting metal checks
  • Control stock rotation
  • Make sure that the correct amount of product is on the line
  • Do the calibration
  • Install the top film and base film onto the line
  • Control rejects
  • Open reworks
  • Set up the weighers according to the product
  • Report issues and breakage on the line to the Supervisor, Manager, Engineer
  • Clean the line and surrounding areas and especially after change over to a new/different product
  • Spray lines with Hypo after cleaning
  • Make sure that correct PPE is worn
  • Make sure that rules (Health and Safety and Food Safety) and procedures are followed
  • Be a good example for the Standard- Ops
  • Cover the staff for breaks or toilet visits
  • Know how to operate all four multi-lines
  • Train new line leaders
  • At the end of the shift place films and labels into designated bags and pass them back into boxing area.
  • Fill in the relevant documents (for example: line belt integrity check sheet, Production Line Start-up Check, Punnet Dimension)
  • Check the belts at start of shift and after every product clean down- results from the check have to be recorded on the appropriate document (High Care Multivac Line Belt Integrity check sheet)
  • Make sure that line is switched off at the end of the shift
  • Being responsible for all Health and Safety and Food Safety principles in your workplace and maintaining a good standard of housekeeping.


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people and managing skills
  • Ability to work to a deadline and under pressure
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Good understanding, reading, writing and speaking of English
  • Food Safety Level 2

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