Do you have the right DNA to work for us?
Dugdale Nutrition Attitude
  • Are you self-motivated, driven and ambitious?

  • Are you Passionate about British Agriculture?

  • Are you enthusiastic, professional and personable?

  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?


If you are then an excellent opportunity has arisen for a skilled Blend Plant Operative to join a leading FMCG/Animal Feed manufacturing business. You will work a shift pattern of 4on 4off days (an average of 42 hours per shift). 

About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd are a growing FMCG/Food Manufacturer. We remain a family owned business who have delivered innovation in the ruminant sector for 170 years. With two production facilities running 24/7, based in Clitheroe and Speke.

Your responsibilities…

Reporting to the Blends Plant Supervisor/Production Manager, your duties will include but not limited to;

  • To ensure that the manufactured output requirements of Blend orders are met through effective management of the blend production facility using our DSL control system.

  • Ensure that you adhere to the companies Health and Safety policy including wearing the correct PPE while on site at all times.

  • Adhere to quality standards in order reach customer quality expectations as dictated by the Quality and Feed Safety system.

  • Weighments by hand of minerals and additives dictated by each individual formulation.

  • Oversee incoming Raw Material deliveries and recording.

  • Transferring Raw Materials from the blend shed into the bulk intakes using loading shovel.

  • Is an active member of the team and will willingly stand in to cover other jobs within the Production department.

  • Completion of daily tasks to include cleaning and organising of production areas.

  • Perform daily checks, adjustments and lubrication of plant and machines.

  • Operation of tote bagging plant.

  • To provide rolled materials through the rolling plant and maintain good floor stocks.

  • Loading of finished feed vehicles and completing documentation.

Person Specification…


  • Experience of production systems and procedures

  • Loading shovel and FLT experience

  • Able to work on own initiative and demonstrate forward planning

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to high health, safety and environmental standards

  • Punctuality is key to the role being part of such a small team


  • Farming and agricultural knowledge

What you’ll receive…
  • Salary £26,780 

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • 31 days Annual Leave (pro rata to your shift pattern)

  • Free onsite parking

  • Company Cash plan Scheme

  • PPE

  • Company Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

COVID-19 Considerations

Strict COVID-19 secure measures are operating on this site. We have extra cleaning measures in place, hand washing, sanitisers, and extensive PPE is available to all employees.

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