Job details

Traywash Operative
Walthamstow Bakery

Job reference: LON-WBX-03314

Location: Walthamstow Bakery

Closing date: 15/02/2020

Job start date: 29/02/2020

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Not Specified

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 36/48 (42 average)

This is an exciting opportunity for a Tray Wash Operative to join our Production Services Team at the AB London Bakery working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.  The successful candidate will provide support to the efficient manufacturing and despatch of quality bakery goods, in a safe manner while promoting and maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement.

The Tray Wash Operative will work safely to ensure that all waste is cleared from Manufacturing on a daily basis and disposed (Inc Despatch) of in the correct manner. The individual will also assist in the loading & unloading of baskets from the AB fleet, including the inter bakery fleet, feeding of the basket wash conveyor belts, filling of major minors, seeing to the offloading of flour tankers and assisting with the weighing of ingredients. To ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues so that the “Safety First” vision and mission statements are achieved.

Key Accountabilities:

Health & Safety:

  • To follow safety procedures as written by Allied Bakeries including risk assessments, safe systems of work, correct wearing of all PPE and other specific safety instructions relevant to the job being done.
  • To lead by example and demonstrate safety first through following guidelines.
  • Ensure individual compliance with all statutory regulations and legislation regarding Health & Safety.
  • Awareness and understanding of health & safety requirements.
  • Awareness of COSHH regulation and the safe use of chemicals.
  • To contribute and be an active member of the joint Manufacturing/Hygiene Safety First Team.
  • To report Hazards/Near misses and faults to assist in the prevention of accidents, hazard reporting will be set at a minimum of two each week per person.


  • Generate ideas for improvements which could potentially save time and money.
  • Ensure that equipment is run correctly and that defects are reported.

Site Standards:

  • To ensure that the completion of tasks is delivered to the desired standard in conjunction with the work instructions.
  • Follow instruction and guidance and training given at all times.
  • Share best practice though cross functional working and adopt learning’s into the daily role.


  • Demonstrate pride and passion, great working environment producing quality site standards.
  • Provide a high standard of work, assisting departments cross functionally.
  • Assist in stores when required.


  • Although job accountabilities are clear, working from your own initiative is a benefit to this role.
  • Assist colleagues as appropriate and share best practice.
  • To deliver training to new members of the team and temporary staff including agency staff.

Key Elements of the Job:

  • Be able to work with your colleagues in a safe conscious environment.
  • Working with the SOP’s & SSOW for all tasks undertaken.
  • Filling the tray wash feed conveyors and loading & unloading of baskets.
  • Ensuring that the area around the waste bread skips and feed station is kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring the basket wash itself is cleaned to the acceptable standard on down days.
  • Effective utilisation of the holding area, so the maximum number of trays is held on it.
  • The removal and disposal of waste product in a safe & hygienic manner.
  • Attending to major minors and flour deliveries.
  • Any other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of the role.  The above list of accountabilities is not exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to undertake duties as may be reasonably expected.
  • All employees are required to be flexible and co-operative in order to assist in meeting business needs. Clean as you go (GMP). Keeping the tray wash area to a suitably high standard.


The closing date for this job has now passed.