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Work for Donald Russell

At Donald Russell we care passionately about our product and our people. We know that it is vital to have the right people to build our company and practice our brand values of Honesty, Integrity, Unity, Agility and Passion. 

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Product excellence and exceptional service is what we aim to achieve at Donald Russell by sourcing, preparing and supplying the highest quality food to our valued customers. We are a Royal Warrant Holder and one of the UKs leading independent food producers, selling direct to private customers through our website and customer service centre. Our Trade and Export office supplies chef's, premium hotels and restaurants through our food service business. 

Experienced Butcher

Working within the Butchery team to ensure the final products meet those set by Donald Russell and it's customers

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Experienced Butcher - Job Specification

Reporting to a Team Lead this position is based in Inverurie.
Purpose:
Working within the Butchery Team to ensure that the final products meet the quality and specifications required by Donald Russell and its customers
Accountabilities:
  • On a daily basis, preparation of products to both customer and Donald Russell specifications and standards
  • Operation of any machinery used during the butchery process (full training will be provided)
  • Ability to understand and adhere to traceability procedures
  • Good housekeeping and ensuring all equipment is kept in good condition
  • Maintain quality and hygiene standards
  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and Donald Russell QHSE procedures
Qualifications:
  • No specific qualifications are required for this role
Experience:
  • Previous butchery skills within a meat production environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of meat products and knife skills
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to understand and adhere to food safety standards
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to understand specification sheets
Key Behaviours:
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Driven by a desire to produce excellent work, both individually and as part of a highly-motivated team

Production Operative

Working within the Production Team based at Inverurie, developing skills required to ensure that the final products meet the quality and specifications set by Donald Russell and its customers.

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Production Operative - Job Specification

Reporting to a Team Lead this position is based in Inverurie.

Working hours are Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week (6 am – 2.30 pm) with overtime when required.
Duties will include:
  • On a daily basis, preparation of product to Donald Russell and customer standards and specifications
  • Develop basic knife skills to trim and debone meat products (full in house training given)
  • Operation of any machinery used during the production process (full training will be provided)
  • Weighing and packing meat products
  • Counting, moving, lifting and stacking product as required (training in manual handling will be given)
  • Completion of specification paperwork
  • Good housekeeping and ensuring all equipment is kept in good condition
  • Maintain quality and hygiene standards
Skills & Experience:
  • Previous experience within a food despatch environment would be beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge of meat products and knife skills would be beneficial but not essential
  • Ability to understand and adhere to food safety standards
  • Weighing and packing meat products
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to understand specification sheets
  • A desire to product excellent work, both individually and as part of a highly-motivated team
To apply for this post, please send your CV and covering letter to inverurierecruitment@donaldrussell.co.uk or by post to Donald Russell, Harlaw Road, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 4FR The closing date for this post is Wednesday 5th September 2018

General Ops (Packer)

Working within the Added Value team to ensure the final products meet those set by Donald Russell and it's customers

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General Operative ((Packer) - Job Specification

Reporting to a Team Lead this position is based in Kintore.
Purpose:
Working within the Packng Team to ensure that the final Donald Russell product is packed to meet the quality and specifications required by Donald Russell and its customers
Accountabilities:
    On a daily basis, packing the customer orders to exact specifications
  • Counting, moving, lifting and stacking products
  • Packing of Dry ice when required
  • Ensuring that work areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Ensuring that all personal equipment is kept in safe working order
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices within the work area
  • Maintaining quality and hygiene standards
  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation, BRC requirements and Donald Russell QHSE procedures
Experience:
  • Previous experience within a food dispatch environment beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge of relevant picking and packing equipment
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to understand and adhere to food safety standards
  • Manual dexterity
  • Key Behaviours:
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Driven by a desire to produce excellent work, both individually and as part of a highly-motivated team

Production Ops

Working within the Added Value team to ensure the final products meet those set by Donald Russell and it's customers

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General Operative (Added Value) - Job Specification

Reporting to a Team Lead this position is based in Inverurie.
Purpose:
Working within the Added Value Team to ensure that the final products meet the quality and specifications required by Donald Russell and its customers
Accountabilities:
  • On a daily basis, producing/manufacturing Added Value products to Donald Russell standard
  • Operation of any machinery used during the manufacturing process (full training will be provided)
  • Counting, moving, lifting and stacking products
  • Ability to understand and adhere to traceability procedures
  • Good housekeeping and ensuring all personal equipment is kept in good condition and work areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Maintain quality and hygiene standards
QHSE
  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation, BRC requirements and Donald Russell QHSE procedures
Experience:
  • Previous experience within a food environment is beneficial but not essential
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to understand and adhere to food safety standards
  • Manual dexterity for production of intricate products
Key Behaviours:
  • A desire to produce excellent work, both individually and as part of a highly-motivated team

Interested in working with us?

To apply for any of these vacancies please forward a covering letter and your current CV by email or post to the address on the relevant job profile. Alternatively for general enquiries about working for Donald Russell please email hr@donaldrussell.co.uk

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We value our staff

  • Annual leave allowance
  • Generous staff discount on products
  • Free car parking on site
  • Long service awards
  • Life assurance and pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Dress down Friday (office personnel)
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