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Production Operative

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with about 10.000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2.2 billion in 2021. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

In order to further strengthen our team in Buckingham we are currently looking for a:

Production Operative

(Buckingham, UK)


Key Accountabilities

  • Exchange communication and information with the Team Leader and the peers (shift handover) concerning non-conformities by various causes and other relevant information relating to the production process (staff, yields, procedures, …)
  • Ensure adherence to HSE legal compliance
  • Cover the food safety risks (fit for work, personal hygiene)
  • Work to the agreed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure safety is maintained
  • Maintaining a clean and hygienic work environment
  • Ensure effective loss and waste process
  • Comply with HACCP, quality standards and 5S requirements within department. - Monitor CCP’s and control + cleaning the filters. If abnormalities, report to the team leader and/or production manager.
  • Master manufacturing processes (at source) to deliver Right First Time performance
  • Operate machinery in accordance with SOP’s and Working Instructions. - Ensuring an optimal progress of the process within the department. Continuous process control: adjustment of machines, monitoring of parameters (pressures, temperatures, control valves, flows…) and take actions and corrective measures in case of deviations.



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.