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Rodda’s began as a family business in a farmhouse kitchen, and throughout our 130-year history family values have remained at the heart of how we work. We believe the care we invest in our employees is a vital part of our success, both past and future.

We’re looking for talented, dedicated individuals who love Rodda’s as much as we do. If that’s you, this is the place to look. Vacancies for specific jobs will be advertised here first.

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CURRENT vacancies

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Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias)

About the role:

To effectively maintain the factory equipment and site services. Duties cover a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, automation including PLC programming, utilities – steam, compressed air, water etc.

Full Time 42 hours per week

Hours shifts: 12 hours shifts, 3 or 4 days per week

Salary: £37,000 per annum for fully qualified and experienced

Location: Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall

Requirements:

  • Proven Multiskilled Engineer with electrical bias.
  • Served apprenticeship, preferably in the food industry but not essential.
  • Qualified to at least NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical Engineering, BTEC level 3 in Mechanical & Electrical/Electronic Engineering).
  • Appropriate C&G 2382 BS 7671:2018 18 Edition IEE regulations qualification.
  • Good knowledge of automation, Plc programming and SCADA systems, ideally Allen Bradley.
  • Competent in Electromechanical & Pneumatic Systems, Electrical Panels, Industrial Wiring, Welding, Machining, Steam Boilers etc.
  • Proven track record in an Engineering and fault-finding role gained from within a FMCG environment (ideally food industry)
  • Good understanding of HACCP principles
  • Strong teamworking and relationship building skills
  • Health & safety focussed approach
  • Must live locally in Cornwall and have own transport

Responsibilities:

  • Be an active and supportive member of the engineering team.
  • Ensure all machinery meets the necessary health & safety requirements.
  • Maintain all machinery, ensuring that it is capable of producing to maximum efficiency.
  • Complete both electrical and mechanical pro-active & reactive maintenance.
  • Attend breakdowns and provide engineering support to other departments throughout the factory.
  • Action repairs and ensure all measures taken are recorded so recurrent faults can be recognised.
  • Actively seek equipment upgrades and improvements to improve machine safety and efficiency
  • Assist outside contractors working on site.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • Use the engineering cmms system to log all work and stores requests.
  • Always work safely and well
  • Lead by example on our values and always show a ‘spirit of cooperation’ with colleagues and customers
  • Be vigilant and show due diligence in respect of health & safety of yourself and others

To apply and be considered, please submit your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk.

Please note: closing date for applications is 23rd October 2021.

Hygiene Operative

About the role:

Shift: Thursday, Friday, Saturday & every other Wednesday

Hours: 40 hours per week

Saturday: 9.00am – 9.00pm

Thursday Friday & every other Wed: 10.00am – 10.00pm

Pay:  £10.05 per hour

Requirements:

  • Reliable and flexible
  • Enjoy detailed cleaning and have high standards

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with hygiene procedures and health & safety standards
  • Detailed cleaning of equipment and environment
  • Safe use of chemicals and equipment

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date for applications is the 25th October 2021. 

Recruitment and Retention Adviser Opportunity
(fixed term 12 months)

About the role:

In the role you will be a key member of the HR team and will work closely with our Operations teams to ensure we have the people resources we need and to retain our internal talent.

Salary: competitive, dependent on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm (could also be a part time role)

Location: Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and maintain an effective ATS Applicant Tracker system
  • Creative advertising of job vacancies with best use of social media
  • Continuous improvement of recruitment processes
  • Shortlisting and interviewing candidates
  • Developing and updating job descriptions and writing job ad’s
  • Apprenticeship development
  • Work closely with managers on recruitment needs and update on progress
  • Induction support

Requirements:

  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Recruitment/hr experience/knowledge/qualification
  • Sound systems and administration skills
  • Digital/social media savvy
  • Creative approach
  • Must be a team player

Benefits include: 

  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Wellbeing support including counselling and legal advice
  • Free milk and fruit
  • Fish and chip days, ice cream days, pasty days, cream tea days, bbq
  • Discount on various products/cornish attractions
  • Free on-site parking
  • Charity activities and fundraisers

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date for applications is the 29th October 2021. 

Hygiene Operative Maternity Cover

About:

Location: Scorrier, Redruth

Salary:£10.05 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week – Sunday (8.00am – 8.00pm), Monday, Tuesday & every other Wednesday (10.00am – 10.00pm)

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with Hygiene procedures and Health & Safety standards whilst working in a high risk, refrigeration environment
  • Detailed cleaning of equipment and environment
  • Safe use of chemicals and equipment

Requirements:

  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts in a physically demanding role
  • Reliable and flexible team player
  • Enjoy detailed cleaning
  • High standards – hygiene and food safety

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date is the 25th October 2021.

Food Packing Operative

About the role:

Location: Scorrier, Redruth

Pay: £9.40 per hour starting, increasing to £9.74

Hours: 40 hours per week:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and every other Wednesday, 6am to 6pm OR

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and every other Wednesday, 6am to 6pm

 

Full training can be provided. Applicants must be reliable, hard-working, and able to work to a high standard in terms of operating methods, hygiene and safety standards.

You must also have own transport or be able to get to Scorrier easily.

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date is the 30th October 2021.

Food Production Operative

Location: Scorrier, Redruth

Pay: £9.40 per hour starting, increasing to £9.74 on skills development

Hours: 40 hours per week

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and every other Wednesday, 6am to 6pm OR

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and every other Wednesday, 6am to 6pm

 

Applicants must be reliable, hard-working, physically strong, and able to work to a high standard in terms of operating methods as well as hygiene and food safety standards. You must have own transport or be able to get to Scorrier easily. Full training can be provided.

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date is the 30th October 2021.

If interested in joining our friendly team, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@roddas.co.uk

Please note: closing date is the 30th October 2021.