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Location: Gateshead

Salary: £27406.07

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169074

Do you want to use your Production skills to support a Food Manufacturer that gives back to the community?

Based in Team Valley, Gateshead, Primula are looking for Packers to join their team.
Experience would be advantageous but not essential.

This is an ongoing opportunity which may lead to a permanent role!

Immediate starts are available with a salary of £27,406.07 including shift allowance.

As a Packer you will be required to work a 4 on/ 4 off shift pattern:
2 days 0600-1800 followed by 2 nights 1800-0600 with 4 rest days.


  • Pack products in line with production requirements (including moving product into trays/boxes)

  • Operate the necessary equipment required to assist in packing product

  • Code, seal and palletise products

  • Replenish materials

  • Book out pallets electronically in a timely and accurate manner

  • Control and adjust machine settings

  • Record the relevant documentation

Since Primula pride themselves on ensuring the highest standards of quality, hygiene and H&S are always adhered to, so at the end of each a shift you will be responsible for the cleaning of your machinery and effecting handover to the oncoming shift as well as carrying out quality checks and recording the outcome electronically throughout your day.

About Primula
Created in 1924, Primula Cheese is known and loved as the world’s first spreadable cheese. All their profits go to the Kavli Trust, which awards funds to deserving causes that support humanitarian work, research, and cultural initiatives around the world. The Trust spreads donations across lots of different organisations, with a special focus on important causes like children’s mental health and championing the cultural events that bring people together. Their goal is to help make a difference in the lives of people, their local communities, and to society as a whole.

It is important that you can align with their business strategy and understand the importance of their values (Teamwork, Ambition, Long Term Thinking and Continuous Improvement) and how they work on a day to day basis.

For someone familiar with a fast-paced production environment who has great teamwork skills and a commitment to quality, this is a great opportunity to join a company that loves giving back.

If you’re interested in this role, please send your CV today!