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Production Operative

KatKin

KatKin

Product
Haverhill, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023
What we do at KatKin

Did you know that some cat food contains as little as 4% meat? Considering cats need meat to thrive, that’s a problem. Cats have been neglected by the pet food industry for too long, being offered variations of dog food, rather than food designed specifically for their enjoyment and health. KatKin gives cats what they really need and crave - 100% Fresh premium meat. Pure and simple.

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Trustpilot with many cat owners reporting transformative benefits, we’re the highest rated cat food brand in the UK. Join our fast-paced, innovative team and help more cat people discover the best food for their cat’s health!

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

If you want to join and grow an ambitious, mission-driven, high-growth startup that’s making a genuine difference to cat’s (and their people’s) lives, you’ll love working at KatKin.

With a growing audience of cat people, an expanding Fresh meals recipe book, and the science to back it all up, you get the sense that KatKin is a mere whisker away from becoming a household name for helping cat people do the best for their cats.

The Role

As a member of the KatKin Production team you will help to ensure all fresh meals are made to the highest of standards and support cats in living their best life (all 9 of them). You will be a crucial part of KatKin’s growth helping the brand to stick it to the fat cats and become a market leader in the animal nutrition industry.

Key ownership areas
  • Work in a safe way following all appropriate safety procedures and wearing protective equipment correctly at all times

  • Conduct quality checks ensuring that we meet product specifications

  • Unpack, packing, loading and unloading (boxes, finished goods, raw materials), monitoring production lines etc.

  • ‘Machine watching’ cover for Machine Operator

  • Other general tasks waste processing, order packing etc

  • Work to relevant standards and Key Performance Indicators

  • Occasional attendance and contribution at the daily review meeting and regular attendance/contribution at online performance reviews

  • Flexible working patterns

  • General facility hygiene - floors, walls and conveyors etc. and working in a manner that epitomises ‘clean as you go

Who we are looking for:
  • Hard-working & diligent with a hunger to learn

  • Previous relevant experience in a food manufacturing environment

  • Committed to food quality & safety

  • Comfortable working with raw materials such as beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb

  • Flexible, pragmatic, resilient & humble

  • Good level of speaking English

  • Loves cats (naturally)

What We Offer
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive Bank holidays)

  • A day off for your birthday

  • Company Pension

  • Opportunity to grow, develop and learn

  • Be part of an energetic and high performing team

  • AXA Employee Assistance Program (including dental and optical care)

  • 50% off Katkin meals

  • Free parking

  • Enhanced Paternity leave

  • Employee Discount Portal

  • New Cat Bonus

  • Cycle to work scheme

To Apply

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At KatKin we celebrate differences, and everything that makes our colleagues unique, by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact Terrie@katkin.com

About us
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At KatKin we celebrate differences, and everything that makes our colleagues unique, by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact terrie@katkin.com