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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 Production Operative to join a leading FMCG/Animal Feed manufacturing business. You will work a continental shift pattern based on 24/7 working, which is 4 x 12 hour shifts days/nights on, followed by 4 days off. 


About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd is a modern family business, leading the UK’s ruminant sector by delivering outstanding products, people, partnerships and performance. We currently have two production facilities based in Clitheroe and Speke that run 24/7.


Your responsibilities…

Reporting to the Team Leader/Production Manager, your duties will include but not limited to;

  • Continuous monitoring of the feed production process using DSL control system to achieve daily targets.

  • 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.

  • Setting of raw material routing for incoming 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 mill.

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

  • Perform daily checks, adjustments and lubrication of machines.

  • Operation of 25kg bagging plant to help with high demand periods.


Person Specification…


  • Previous experience in milling and agricultural feed.

  • Experience of production systems and procedures.

  • 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

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in literacy, numeracy and basic computer skills in order to complete daily tasks

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

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexibility during our seasonal production demands.

  • Self-motivation and ability to think fast on your feet


  • FLT and telehandler experience preferred but not essential as onsite training can be provided


What you’ll receive…

  • Salary £28,840 - £32,270 per annum

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

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

  • Free onsite parking

  • Company Health Cash Plan Scheme 

  • PPE

COVID-19 Considerations

COVID-19 secure measures are operating on this site, extra cleaning measures in place, hand washing, sanitisers, gloves and masks available.

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