Many people in Brigg and district work for a major food company in Scunthorpe, and more could be signing up now the company has 500 jobs on offer with potential weekly earnings of £355 to more than £500 in some cases.
The 2 Sisters Food Group has a factory on the Lysaght's Enterprise Park in Scunthorpe (built on part of the former Normanby Park steelworks site). This estate is served by Hornsbys bus service from Brigg, and 2 Sisters has its own stop.
Our local authority is helping to publicise the new jobs on offer - a matter of real public interest, in Brigg Blog's opinion. The council has kindly sent us the following details...
FROM NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL
Help feed the nation and earn up to £550 a week – hundreds of jobs available
Local people are being invited to apply for hundreds of job openings in North Lincolnshire’s thriving food processing industry.
Food processing companies are one of the area’s success stories; continuing provide a vital role in helping to feed the nation and employ thousands of local residents in these challenging times.
Now, one local company, 2 Sisters Food Group, is looking to employ more than 500 workers and is asking people to get in touch by calling 0870 4589 700 or emailing Scunthorpe.email@example.com
A basic weekly starting wage for successful applicants is £355 with the possibility to earn up to £550. There are also lots of opportunities for career progression, with many of the management team having worked their way up from the shop floor.
Jobs available now include quality assurance, label checkers, machine minders and filleters.
The company are looking for people who want to make their career in the food industry, with varied shifts and part time options available or those looking for some shorter-term employment in the current climate.
North Lincolnshire Council continues to protect the local economy, investing millions in infrastructure and working to attract businesses to the area while assisting those currently based here to expand.
NF ADDS: Brigg-based Glanford Borough Council and Scunthorpe's borough authority worked together for years to establish the extensive business park following the closure of Normanby Park steelworks by the British Steel Corporation in 1981. Many people from the Brigg area were employed at the former Lysaght's works before and following nationalisation in 1967. View timetable details of the Hornsbys bus service to Lysaght's Enterprise Park here...
PICTURED: A Scunthorpe-bound Hornsbys bus on Cary Lane, Brigg, and a food worker (image credit - North Lincolnshire Council).