Production Assistant (HM) Job in Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides at Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd

Stornoway, Full Time £15k - £20k

POSITION / JOB TITLE:   PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (HM)

STARTING RATE:              £9.70 per hour

PAY REVIEW:                     Pay rate will increase to £10.70 per hour, effective from 1st November 2021

CONTRACT TYPE:             Permanent

LOCATION:                         Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

WORKING HOURS:          Full time, based on 40 hours per week

SHIFT PATTERN:               Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm

OTHER INFO:                     Driving licence and your own transport are essential

We require a highly reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our HEBRIDEAN MUSSELS TEAM, assisting with the farming and processing of shellfish at our EARSHADER site, located on the ISLE OF LEWIS, OUTER HEBRIDES.

The ideal person will be able to work well within a small team.  Previous aquaculture experience, with transferrable related skills and qualifications preferable.  Further development through in-house and external training providers will be provided.

Day to day duties will vary and include:

  • Husbandry, grading and packing of shellfish.
  • Assisting with the day to day operation of the Mussel Farm

Due to the location of the site, driving licence and your own transport are essential for this role.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2021.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work within the UK.

We offer:

  • 30 days holiday per annum (pro-rata)
  • Staff discount
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service (Life Assurance) Scheme

PREVIOUS UNSUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.

Please submit your current CV on-line or contact our HR Department for an Application Form at: Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd, Clachan, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 01499 600462

For more information about working for Loch Fyne Oysters, please visit our website.


Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd have been providing our customers with Scotland’s finest fish and seafood for over 40 years.  We pride ourselves on provenance, quality and sustainability.  We have a global customer base, supplying our fish and seafood to award winning and Michelin starred restaurants, prestigious retailers such as Selfridges and Globus, and corporate events at Formula One and Champions League Finals.   Our Hebridean Mussels, Shellfish Despatch Centre is located at West Earshader, on the beautiful Isle of Lewis.   Our head office on the stunning West Coast of Scotland in Argyll, is where our internationally renowned Oyster Bar Restaurant, Deli and Smoked Salmon production facility are situated.   We are in the envious position where both of our work sites are situated in spectacular locations where we can enjoy all that the great outdoors has to offer; beautiful beaches, views, walks, wildlife and outdoor sports.  
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