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Nightshift Hygiene Operatives - Cairndow

Due to significant investment in the company, we are looking to recruit a Nightshift Hygiene Operative to join our team at Cairndow.

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Nightshift Hygiene Operative

Location: Cairndow, Argyll

Salary: Up to £24,324.27 per annum (including unsociable hours premiums)

Entitled to overtime for hours worked over 40 hours (paid at OT15 Monday to Saturday and OT2 Sunday)

Shift: Nightshift Mon-Fri, hours vary depending on business needs

The Opportunity:

If you are an ambitious and motivated person looking for your next challenge in an exciting workplace, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.  

Due to significant investment in the company, we are now looking to recruit a nightshift Hygiene Operative to carry out deep cleaning of machinery, containers, equipment and premises to the highest standards, compliant with all food hygiene and health & safety legislations. Hours of work will be 20:00 – 04:00, Monday to Friday.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Carry out all hygiene tasks in accordance with hygiene rota and written approved procedures, ensuring all required paperwork is completed to company standard.
  • Prepare and be responsible for any cleaning equipment used to carry out hygiene duties.
  • Be fully conversant with the operation and care of any mechanical equipment maintaining, hygiene and re-installing ready for next day production.
  • Adhere to biosecurity requirements.
  • Responsible for safe preparation, handling, and disposal of cleaning chemicals and disinfectants used.
  • Ensure adherence to risk assessments and safe systems of work, reporting any incidents or concerns to your manager.
  • Undertake further harvesting operative duties as requested by your managers.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Good standards and knowledge of cleaning methods.
  • Have good knowledge of H&S and COSHH.
  • Ability to work methodically and to meticulous standards.
  • Ability to complete physical tasks and manoeuvre around machinery in a safe manner.
  • Relevant certificates e.g. hygiene, chemical awareness and chemical handling.
  • Previous hygiene experience.
  • Must have access to own car and have a full, clean driving licence.  

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

  • Friends & family referral scheme
  • Holiday buy & sell scheme
  • Enhanced relocation support
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Cycle to work & retail discount schemes
  • Employee assistance program
  • Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
  • Occupational health service
  • Professional development opportunities 

The Company:

  • Part of the Bakkafrost Group
  • 600+ UK employees
  • We sell to over 26 countries around the world
  • We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
  • Sustainability is at the core of all our activities 

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands.

Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees.

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Please note, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

Closing date: