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Why work for McCains?

McCain is still a family-owned business, they are proud to continue to be a global leader in prepared potato products – including their popular French fries – and appetizers since 1957, and in 1972 they came to Scarborough. McCain manufactures every 1 in 4 chips.

Their purpose is to bring together everything they value as a company – ‘Celebrating real connections through delicious, planet-friendly food‘. Making a difference today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

Stafforce is proud to be working with McCain in the supply of flexible labour solutions.

Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies
Food Production Operative
Location: Scarborough or Hull
Hours: Mon-Sun (7am-7pm or 7pm-7am)
Pay: £11.44 per hour (increased up to £15.13 when fully trained)

About the role:

  • Ensuring standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • The product is processed within specification
  • Ensure all food safety regulations are followed
  • Production operatives will work as part of a team in a busy production environment
  • General housekeeping duties
Benefits of working for McCains:
  • Chance to go onto a permanent contract
  • Free bus from the town centre
  • Overtime available
  • Pay increase after 12 weeks
  • Stafforce Wellbeing App benefits
    • Thousands of high street discounts
    • 24/7 GP support
    • 24/7 emotional support
    • Quick access to pay/pension & more
Hygiene Operatives
Location: Scarborough or Hull
Hours: Mon-Sun (7am-7pm or 7pm-7am)
Pay: £11.74 per hour (increased up to £16.09 when fully trained)
About the role:
  • Cleaning and testing equipment using chemicals and jet washers to ensure food safety and hygiene standards are met.
  • Following instructions and procedures for cleaning and handling food products
  • Preparing, maintaining, and replenishing cleaning equipment and materials
  • Completing and providing cleaning records
Machine Operatives
Location: Scarborough or Hull
Hours: Day and night shifts available
Pay: £11.74 per hour (increasing up to £16.09 when fully trained)
About the role:
  • Set up machines to start a production cycle Control and adjust machine settings
  • Feed raw materials or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Problem-solving that may occur during the shift

All of our roles with McCains can be full-time or part-time with full training available, just inform us of your preference.

Interested in these opportunities?

If you’re interested in working with McCains please call 01723 582334 or email

Alternatively, if you’d like to register for all of our opportunities, you can do so by clicking below.

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