Machine Operator (Nights)

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes, supplying some of the country’s largest retailers and processors from our 2 production facilities. Our Duns site based in Duns, Berwickshire is looking for a Machine Operator within its Production Department. This role includes safely running the weighing and bagging machines on the packing line, ensuring customer orders are met to specification and communicating with all departments.



  • Location: Duns
  • Reporting to: Production Lead
  • Salary: £13.85 per hour
  • Hours of work: Monday-Wednesday 18:00-04:30hrs & Thursday 16:00-02:30hrs, Weekly, Nights, 2x 15 minutes paid break & 1x 30 minutes unpaid break
The main responsibilities for this position include:
  • Ensuring completion of all orders within customer specifications
  • Completing relevant Nav 13 checks and processes
  • Ensuring quality checks are completed in line with Company procedures​
  • Ensuring effective communication at all times​
  • Interacting proactively with Engineers on machine related issues and opportunities​
  • Proficiently operating machines within your area of responsibility​
  • Complying with shadow board procedures​
  • Ensuring the packing line runs promptly to minimise downtime

Key Attributes:
  • Have experience working in a similar role in a manufacturing environment​
  • Attention to detail​
  • Excellent communication, organisation and planning skills​
  • Able to make decisions, prioritise and work under pressure​
  • Self-motivated​
  • Flexible​
  • Computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office
Closing date: 20 June 2024

Additional Benefits

We also offer a full training programme, opportunity to develop, pension scheme, life assurance, loyal service awards and free potatoes!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.