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Danish Crown Pork

BugleUnited Kingdom (GB) 


Key Operator 

We have Key Operator Roles in our Packing Department working Mon to Friday 06:30-14:30/14:30-22:30 on a weekly rotating basis.

Pay progression to these roles to OTB £9.75 per hour


What you will be doing;


  • To be a hands on Operator supporting the delivery of daily performance targets for a designated area within the factory.
  • Ensure all the team comply with the food and hygiene requirements at all times.
  • Ensure team operate within the Company health and safety standards at all times and that workstations are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Delivery of the key performance targets for your designated area.
  • Train and Coach team members to enable them to perform their work effectively, efficiently and safely to required standards. 
  • Support Departmental and site Training champions and co-ordinator with the development of training plans and attend required training
  • Act as a role model and lead by example demonstrating Core company values, behaviours and high performance standards at all times
  • Provide cover for other Sections and Section Leaders as required.



            What we are looking for;


  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively and work under pressure and deliver to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with paperwork and tasks.
  • Experience of working within a factory environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the product and machinery in Knowledge.
  • Understanding of factors which affect efficiency e.g. yields, labour costs, waste. Leadership and Communication skills. 
  • Understanding of production systems and IT systems.
  • Will be positive, flexible and hardworking with a passionate commitment to quality
  • Able to work in varying temperatures.
  • Able to carry out the physical tasks that would be reasonably required
  • Able to work within a team and independently




  • You are rewarded by a base pay element £9.00 and a Bonus element OTB is £0.75 per hour with an increase based of the performance of your area and team.
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme.
  • Access to My Crown Rewards, exclusive savings and offers.
  • Complimentary Porridge and Soup from onsite canteen Monday to Friday,


The Danish Crown group is a global food company and among the world’s biggest in its field, and biggest producer of processed meat products. Group turnover is app. DKK 60 billion employing app. 26,000. The group is the world’s largest pork exporter and Europe’s largest manufacturer of pork and Europe’s

The site specialises in the deboning of pork legs and the onward processing of gammon products for our customers. On average we debone 20,000 legs a day and this product can then be cured or cooked. Also, the packing of residual products and final products for our wholesale customers is done at this site.

The site has benefited from significant continued investment from Danish Crown when it transferred over to its ownership in 2015. Our customer base is wholesale and we have had strong ongoing relationships with them. 



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