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Location: Spalding

Hourly rate: £10.44

Shifts: Days/Nights 4 on 4 off

Gousto are on a mission to become the UK's favourite way to eat dinner!

Delicious recipes, precise ingredients & a dollop of adventure, delivered to your door. We have invested into our technology, data capability and our product to ensure the customer is at the heart of what we do. Every aspect of our business is powered by our passion.

Whether it is innovation through our recipe development, building algorithms to optimise our recipe box journey or devising strategies to reduce plastic and food waste. All our teams play a part in our amazing growth in the UK!

Our DREAM? To be the most-loved way to eat dinner, and for every meal to leave the planet better off. Gousto is changing how people shop, cook and eat food at home. It's an incredibly exciting time to join our team!

What's it like working at Gousto?

All of us are responsible for the success of Gousto. Our guiding values - dream, deliver and care - show our commitment to innovation, our ambition to hit goals at speed, and our deep respect for the people we work with.

Level 1 Technical Operator Job Opportunity

To operate, set up and maintain machinery ensuring the continuous and efficient running of production. This will require working whilst line operatives are on breaks & taking breaks at different times. This is to enable the set-up or to carry out planned preventative maintenance activities, either on own initiative or in collaboration with engineers.

What you'll do
  • Demonstrate ability to competently operate the machines
  • Demonstrate ability of how the machine works
  • Able to identify problems with machine or packaging & set-up to account for variation from the norm within limits.
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start up production with identification and rectification of issues during start up and changeover.
  • Printer settings, cleaning and fault rectification.
  • Control and adjustment of basic machinery settings (e.g. speed).
  • Carry out lock out / tag out procedures for energy supplies as required.
  • Removal of non-electrical covers to identify issues and problems.
  • Ensuring that all machinery in operation is appropriately lubricated as per engineering schedules.
  • Use of pressurised air to clean machinery.


  • Previous experience gained within a similar role preferably in FMCG environment.
  • Mechanically minded with working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A confident and forward thinking team player.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and problem solving.
  • Ambitious and looking to progress in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of production procedures and adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear).
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    Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

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