Fessman/ Kitchens Operative Job at RF Brookes, 2SFG in Newport

Job Description

Location: RF Brookes (2 Sisters Food Group), Rogerstone.

Salary: £9.43 per hour

Shift Pattern: Monthly rotation, 3 weeks working 3 x 12 hours, 1 week working 4 x 12 hours (Rotating days and nights – 5.00-17.00/17.00-05.00)

*Please make sure you can commit to the above shift pattern before applying*

2 Sisters Food Group are one of British business’ most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 23,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain – from pizza to pies, from poultry to puddings, from ready meals to ranges of soup.

Due to business growth and a significant increase in customers’ orders, we are currently looking for experienced Kitchen Operatives and Chefs to join our fast paced environment. Candidates must be able to work a 12 hour monthly rotating days and nights shift pattern (05.00-17.00/17.00-05.00)

Role Definition:

You will be required to work flexibly in order to ensure that the factory meets its production targets/throughput, efficiently and effectively.


Operational Performance

Prepare raw materials for further processing and cooking in the low care environment whilst adhering to food safety standards and controlling Critical Control Points (CCPs) by ensuring products are prepared and cooked to customer requirements within a set time frame.

When working in the high care environment employees will be responsible for checking quality and transporting cooked material to the chilling process and monitoring temperatures to ensure products are chilled in a set time frame and food safety standards are met.These processes are key to supply the high care assembly lines with top quality products to be packed and dispatched to customer.

Key Skills

  • Machinery operation
  • Taking product temperatures
  • Paperwork completion
  • Operation of ovens
  • Stock rotation
  • Following product specification documents

Health and Safety

  • Have responsibility for H&S within area
  • Responsible for adherence to H&S policy

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:


  • You must be able to work without direct supervision, be self-motivated, and have a real desire to get the right result.
  • Ability to complete paperwork when required
  • Good communicator and have the ability to influence.
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Have a good understanding of production
  • Flexibility
  • Clean as you go mentality
  • Adhere to quality standards

What’s the next step?

Numerous opportunities to progress. We’ve seen people move from the shop floor to become members of our Senior Management team here in Rogerstone. The gradually growing roles within the factory allow our employees to grow in a calm and stress free manner.

Benefits of working for RF Brookes:

  • Fantastic working environment – great teams
  • Various shift patterns (days/ nights / rotating)
  • Staff shop (offering a wide selection of quality ready meals)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Ongoing training
  • Development / Career opportunities
  • Full training provided
  • Free parking
  • Up to 33 holidays

Job Type: Full-time


  • Discounted/free food
  • On-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.43 /hour


  • On-site parking
  • Discounted/free food
  • Wellness programs

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.43 /hour


About Company

Company: RF Brookes, 2SFG

Company Location:  Newport

About RF Brookes, 2SFG