Primary Manufacturing Operative

Full time, permanent – Kendal

Salary: £26,105 a year

About us

We are a rapid-growth start-up disrupting the infant nutrition space through our award-winning brand Kendamil – the only infant milk made in Britain, proudly used by the British Royal Family and uniquely crafted locally using British full cream milk, without the nasties.

Our company, Kendal Nutricare, is a 130-person team passionate about giving children a better start to life. We’re proud to be a Queens’ Award winning business and to be ranked by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2020. We’re on an exciting path – join us!

The role

We are seeking a Primary Manufacturing Operative to join our team at Kendal Nutricare.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Primary department, this is an opportunity for an individual to build on experience and develop themselves across a multitude of areas.

The Primary Manufacturing role is varied and no two days are the same, you will be expected to gain a full working overview of all Primary operations.

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a Key member of the team you will help contribute to ensuring our Key operational targets are achieved in a structured and organised manor
  • Day to day tasks involve general production duties ranging from receiving raw materials, blending, mixing as well as operating the Pasteuriser, Extruder, Roller Drier and Reconstitution plant
  • The current shift pattern is earlies, lates and nights – Monday to Friday

For an informal discussion about the role, please feel free to contact Simon Evans.

What you’ll need:

  • Flexibility and a good work ethic is vital in this role

What you’ll get from us:

The opportunity to work for the fastest growing infant milk brand in Europe, alongside a talented team dedicated to serving thousands of passionate customers.

We offer 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) and a pension scheme.

How to apply:

If this sounds ‘right up your street’ please apply in writing to Jackie McKay (, HR Manager, telling us why you’re the right person for the job, include an up to date CV and details of your current salary. We can’t wait to meet you!