Production Operative - Earn upto £10.85 per hour


Job Details


Whittlesey - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.35 per hour plus bonus

Closing Date

27/06/2022 22:45

About IPL

At IPL our role is to improve the shopping experience of the Asda customer by driving great value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, and sustainable supply chain partner. Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives. We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing businesses in the UK and we have thousands of colleagues based across multiple sites.

About the site

Whittlesey is our purpose built Houseplants and Flowers operation, supplying Asda with their full range of bouquets, potted plants, and succulents.

There are a number of support roles on site with the majority of colleagues working within our operation.

About the Role

As a Production Operative you will assist in managing the product (Houseplants and Flowers) flow through the line, quality sort and dress out defects, ensuring product specifications are met. You will ensure products are correctly packed and labelled to target in line with company and customer expectations and ensure that you report any defects or poor quality to Line Leader.

You will correctly pack finished goods safely, to specification standards and in the correct orientation within each tray and safely stack trays to a required height.

We currently have two shift patterns available: Sunday – Thursday: 8am – 4.45pm or Tuesday – Saturday: 8am – 4.45pm.  During peak seasonal events, there may be a requirement to work flexibly outside these shifts.

What are we looking for?

Previous experience of working in a fast-paced environment is essential, specifically within a manufacturing/packhouse/produce background is desirable.

You should have good practical skills and the ability to work quickly and methodically and within a team whilst have the ability to concentrate whilst doing repetitive tasks and follow instructions. 

With a ‘Can do’ attitude and proactive approach, you should have an understanding of health and safety policies in the work place and entry level in both written and spoken English.

What's in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return you will become a valued part of our team on a permanent basis and we will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • Paid annual leave 
  • Monthly Bonus Scheme
  • Weekly or Monthly Pay Option
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • 10% Asda Discount (terms and conditions apply)
  • Life assurance (4x base salary)
  • Health and wellbeing assistance programme
  • Free Parking



Your place in our world

Leader - Operations
Production Operative - Earn upto £10.85 per hour