Production Operative


Production Operative – Multi skilled

We are looking for positive and hardworking team players to join our friendly team at Bridgwater Refresco.  If you are naturally confident, self-motivated, have a can-do attitude and are focused on performance and accuracy then look no further!


About the role

Worried that you don’t have experience of working on a production line? Not a problem, we provide full training to all new starters, in line with our Company values.

The role is conveniently based at our site in Bridgwater, which is within walking distance of Bridgwater town centre and just off the M5 at Junction 23 with ample free onsite parking and cycle shelters.


So, what will you be doing?

A Multi-skilled Production Operative will be capable of performing all duties within their department in the Factory to ensure the effective running of the production function and associated systems/equipment, responsibilities include:

  • Operating equipment/machinery and undertaking fault finding, changeovers including CIP where relevant, asset care, and basic machine maintenance actives
  • Management of Raw Materials
  • Accurately completing all monitoring systems
  • Reporting any non-conformances and supporting corrective action activities
  • Ability to motive teams members to meet team performance targets and Company standards


Salary and Shift Pattern

24/7 shift pattern – A 4 on 4 off continuous shift pattern. Average of 42 hours per week. £25,967.32 per annum including shift allowance.


What we can offer you
We will encourage you to learn and grow while at work, grasping all opportunities that come your way – when you consider our scale and our ambitious growth plans, you can be sure that plenty will.

Our benefits include:

  • Life Assurance
  • Apprenticeship programmes
  • Employee assistance programme and Occupational Health Provider
  • Discounted staff shop
  • Holidays and a pension scheme
  • Employee of the month, sports and social events
  • Long service awards
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Outside picnic area
  • Cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period)


About Refresco

Together we are passionate, entrepreneurial, excellent, agile and responsible, our values are essential to driving performance in our business and help us to achieve our vision.


Our drinks on every table. That’s the Refresco vision. We’re thirsty for more and growing fast which is why we recently invested £1.25 billion in expanding our global manufacturing footprint making us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…


Our UK Business unit has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrisons, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET or Cans, we ensure that our products are not only manufactured to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers.


Apply now

Sounds good? Please click ‘Apply Now’ below to apply online or alternatively, you can post your CV and covering letter to: HR Department, Refresco Beverages Ltd, Unit 4, Express Park, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4RN or pop a CV in to our Gatehouse located at the entrance to our main factory, please ensure you include your name, address, email and telephone number and which position you would like to apply for.


We love hearing from great people

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If you require any additional support or adjustments to help you make an application or you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email us at and one of the team will be happy to help.


Refresco believes that the principle of equal opportunities is fundamental to our company’s values.  Our long-held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees.  We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

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