Maintenance Operator (WJFRP81662)



£9.50 - £9.50/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Lancashire -- Nelson

Job Type

16 December 2021

Closing date
31 Jan 2022 23:59

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Operator to join our Maintenance Team here at Wellocks based in Nelson.

About the role

The role of the Maintenance Operator is to assist with daily maintenance tasks as prioritised by the Maintenance Manager/Senior Maintenance Technician. Should have a keen eye for detail, be well organised and have a passion for cleanliness.  Tasks will include such things as organising/arranging yard areas, cleaning external/internal areas/buildings, assisting Technicians as required and use of specialist equipment to undertake deep cleaning around site including food production areas. Ability to work alone and as part of a team as required.  Should be professionally presented, punctual, methodical and have a positive, can do attitude.

The Maintenance Operator will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.

The MO will assist the MM/SMT with all aspects of site maintenance/cleaning as required and may be allocated to specific tasks/projects as required.

Main daily duties of the MO will include such things as:

  • Arranging yard area and keeping order.
  • Cleaning within warehouse, food preparation and external areas.
  • Carrying out deep cleaning in specific areas.
  • Use of compacters/balers for recycling of cardboard/plastic.
  • Ensuring effluent treatment system is kept to a high standard of cleanliness.
  • Organising food waste to be collected for animal feed.
  • Use of specialist equipment for deep cleaning.
  • Deep cleaning external areas as required.
  • Assist Maintenance Technicians as required.
  • Assist with ongoing projects and operations.

Working Hours: Tuesday - Friday 0700 - 1530  Saturday 0600 - 1430 

Must be flexible to working weekends/out of hours/overtime as required.

About us

Wellocks, is one of the leading UK food distributors in the hospitality industry. We provide fruit, vegetables, dairy, eggs, poultry, meat, store cupboard essentials and everything else chefs will need in their restaurant kitchen. Thanks to our highly skilled team, we also offer pre-prepared veg and freshly-made pasta which is a key part of our service.

From our humble beginnings in 1961 supplying potatoes to local pubs and restaurants, 60 years later we now supply over 1,200 restaurant kitchens across the country with amazing ingredients.

We’re proud to be part of the William Jackson Food Group, a dedicated family-owned food business which started in 1851. Our sister businesses are MyFresh, Abel & Cole, Jacksons Bakery and Belazu. Family values and the commitment which comes with such a long-standing business are rooted in our culture here at Wellocks.

Perks and benefits

  • Generous employee discounts on all our products (we sell everything from fresh fruit and veg, to milk, cheese, eggs and store cupboard essentials)
  • Free 3-course fine-dining meal cooked by our in-house chefs to give you a flavour of what our customers create with the products we supply
  • A bottle of prosecco on your 1st year anniversary, and a 3-course fine-dining meal on your 5th anniversary
  • Free car park onsite
  • Fancy volunteering? We will give you one day off a year (paid) to take part in volunteering for a charity of your choice
  • Cycle to Work Scheme that offers discounted bikes and cycling equipment
  • Access to financial support if you have a child attending university
  • Access to financial support to provide clothing or equipment for you or your child’s sports team
  • Donate through your pay to a charity of your choice. The money is simply deducted through your pay before tax, so for every pound you donate, the 20p that usually goes to tax will go to the charity instead
  • Access to a range of employee assistance services which can be tailored to give you support on matters such as finances, health, and wellbeing
  • We treat our teams to a free meal every few months, from our visiting fish & chip van, to freshly made bacon baps from our in-house chefs


Contact information

Nikki Ward