Job Opportunity – General Operatives – Longford

General Operator – Granard Co. Longford

Pat the Baker are currently recruiting for a number of full-time General Operatives in our Production, Packaging and Dispatch departments in our bakery located in Granard, Co. Longford.

Reporting to:  Shift Supervisor

Hours: You will work 39 hours per week, over a four shift changing cycle. Shifts include day, afternoon and night shifts.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Understand all tasks and duties that are required to effectively operate within the shift. Acquire basic technical knowledge of plant equipment and understand basic troubleshooting techniques.
  • Implement and adhere to any new operational procedures or systems within department and any new quality standards and documentation

Quality and Hygiene

  • Monitor product quality and carry out all required in process quality checks.
  • Liaise with the Quality department on integrity of quality systems.
  • Maintain good work hygiene practices within the working environment.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure your own work area is kept clean and tidy that no foreign objects are left in your work area that may pose a hazard to product or personnel safety
  • Adhere to health and safety standards including regulatory requirements when conducting duties.
  • Do not misuse any equipment that is provided for safety purposes.
  • Report hazards and defects observed in the workplace
  • Wear the full Company issued uniform. Must be clean, neat and tidy.
  • Facemasks must be worn at all times.



  • You may be instructed to perform duties in other areas
  • At all times carry out all operational aspects of job with regard to documented company policies, procedures and safety information.
  • Avoid loss or damage to goods or property
  • Participate in all company training and awareness programmes



  • Experience in a similar role is advantageous


Personal Characteristics, Knowledge & Skills

  • Good level of verbal and written English
  • Ability to work in a high volume fast paced environment.
  • Team player with the ability to work co-operatively with others and maintain good working relationships. Good analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes and procedures


This job description may be amended and additional duties may be added from time to time

Applications can be made by sending your CV to

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.