Why work with us?

• £150 million turnover

• 650 + staff (continually growing)

• We sell to over 26 countries around the world

• We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture

• Sustainability is at the core of all our activities

The Scottish Salmon Company produces Scotland’s Finest Sea Loch Fresh Salmon with Pride and Passion.

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognizing our commitment to Scotland, our industry and staff.

We are always looking for ambitious and motivated individuals to join our passionate team so if you want to test yourself in a challenging workplace, look no further...

Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a dayshift Hygiene Operative to carry out deep cleaning of machinery, containers, equipment and premises to the highest standards, complaint with all food hygiene and health and safety legislations.


  • To carry out hygiene tasks including cleaning of machinery, containers, equipment and premises, tidying up, cleaning and disinfect all equipment to the required standard in preparation for next day’s production: machinery must be stripped regularly for deep cleaning. 

  • Carry out all chemical handling, sanitising and disinfecting in accordance with the legislative requirements. 

  • Adhere to biosecurity requirements at all times as outlined in 'working instructions' and standard operating procedures. 

  • Follow safe working practices ensuring a safe working 


  • Good standards and knowledge of cleaning methods 

  • Good standards of personal hygiene 

  • Ability to work methodically and to meticulous standards 

  • Ability to complete physical tasks and manoeuvre safely 
around machinery in a safe manner 

  • Relevant certificates e.g. hygiene, chemical awareness and 
chemical handling 

  • Previous hygiene experience 

  • Must have access to own car and have a full, clean driving 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date:

Monday 19th October 2020.