Machine Minder - Days - Earn up to £11.22 PER HOUR


Job Details


Sittingbourne - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.72 per hour

Closing Date

27/05/2022 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

Sittingbourne is the second largest of our operations where we also pack fresh fruit and vegetables.

Our pack house is in operation 24 hours a day, employing over 500 colleagues. We offer a broad range of roles based at site from Quality Assurance to Site Planners, Warehouse Operatives to Shift Operation Managers. We also have a small of number of support roles to facilitate the day to day running of the operation

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Machine Minder to join the IPL team at our IPL Sittingbourne site in Kent. This role is responsible to run the line effectively and deliver the daily line plan and the expected line efficiently, maintaining the required customer service standards

As a Machine Minder, you will ensure all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained Standard Operations Procedure’s and Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules. Ensuring that you monitor and record packs per Minute on machines and controlling the yield.

Liaising with Line Leaders, you will be responsible for checking the machines are set up in time for the next job ensuring prompt changeovers whilst avoiding high downtime. Working with the packaging team, you will ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before job is ready. Any machine run rate issues will be reported via the internal system so there is limited effect on safety or productivity.

Shift: This is a 4 on 4 off shift pattern working 7am to 7pm

The hourly pay for this role is £10.72, with potential to earn upto £11.22 with bonus.


Skills and Experience Required

You should have proven experience of working within a fast moving environment, ideally within manufacturing/produce, along with experience of working on a production line.

You will have good verbal and written communication skills and have a willingness to work flexibly with a proactive approach. Microsoft Office literate in Outlook and Excel you should have an awareness of Health and Safety and good team working skills.

With the ability to work quickly and methodically, demonstrating good practical skills you should also have the ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks and follow instructions.

This is a 4 on 4 off shift pattern working 7am to 7pm

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

· Option to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

· 10% Asda Discount

· Monthly Colleague Bonus Scheme

· Enhanced Pension scheme

· Life Assurance 4X your annual salary

· Free Parking

· Access to Health and Wellbeing Programme



Your place in our world

Leader - Operations
Machine Minder - Days - Earn up to £11.22 PER HOUR