Hygiene Operative - Rotating Dayshifts


Hygiene Days | Leyland | Start date: 05/06/2023 | Full Time | Permanent


We are Dr. Oetker. Since our beginnings, we have been breaking new ground. With pizza, cake, and desserts at the core of our business, as well as digital platforms and services – we create the "Taste of Home" for millions around the world with you.


Are you ready for a new challenge? Then take your next step.



The purpose of this role as the Hygiene Operative at Dr. Oetker, is to ensure that factory requirements are supported, allowing the smooth manufacture of products that adhere to the high-quality standards expected at Dr. Oetker.


  • Ensure visual standards are being adhered to at all times across the factory and notify Supervisor of any issues that cannot be resolved.
  • Inspect all areas of work daily, identifying any areas requiring specific attention and act accordingly.
  • Inform team leader of any issues that cannot be resolved.  Follow up on actions agreed.
  • Takes an active role in identifying continuous improvements in their relevant area relating to quality and health and safety.
  • To comply with and ensure that all safe working practices, policies, and work methods are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensures all tasks to which he/she has been trained to are completed to the highest standard.
  • Responds quickly to unexpected issues and work with other departments to ensure the plant meets its operational goals.
  • Work activities will be completed outside and inside.



  • A Good team player with a flexible approach and good problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work using own initiative.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • A team player, able to work within a team and / or independently.
  • Safe working practice at all times.
  • Maintain a good level of personal hygiene.



  • Joining basic rate of £11.70 rising to £12.26 after relevant training with further progression available
  • Opportunities for overtime at x 1.5
  • Weekly paid, 37.5 contractual hours per week on rotating weeks of am/pm shifts, Wednesday to Friday 05:40-14:10 and 13:00 to 21:30 rotating weekly and Saturday / Sunday (05:40 to 14:1033 days annual leave (inc bank holidays) which increases with service.
  • Enhanced Pension scheme which provides 6% Employer pension contribution.
  • Bupa private medical insurance.
  • Free Life Assurance at 4 times basic annual salary.
  • Free pizzas, fresh fruit, and tea & coffee.
  • Subsidised on site restaurant with hot and cold meals, a salad/deli bar, snack machines and microwaves and storage facilities for those who prefer to bring their own.
  • Free on-site parking (number of electronic charging points available).
  • Free Wi-Fi in canteen.
  • Employee Referral Scheme £350 – once you know how great it is to work here, you’ll want to bring your friends and family!
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Free on-site health checks.


We look forward to your online application. Just click the "Apply now" button, and you're good to go. Still have questions? Then please feel free to reach out to us directly.


Dr. Oetker is an equal opportunities employer. We continuously work to shape and live in a corporate culture where everyone feels welcome. At Dr. Oetker, your personality and qualifications are what count. Not gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation, and identity.


Dr. Oetker UK Ltd.