Line Leader


Job Details


Whittlesey - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£11.96 per hour

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

· To ensure products are correctly packed in line with company and customer specifications

· Ensure that all line and team documentation is correctly completed along with ensuring all checks are completed in accordance with timescale and that both checks and paperwork is fully compliant with guidelines

· Communicate any quality, technical, machine or Health & Safety issues to the relevant department in the in the first instance

· Liaising and ensuring effective communication with the stock and boxing department, ensuring that stock is used in line with correct rotation and the boxing team to ensure the correct quantities are produced and received by the boxing area, whilst paying particular attention to eliminating overs and shorts to the orders

· Ensuring effective use and management of IT systems

· Ensuring adequate care of all products

· Through consultation with the team leader or the shift operations leader drive any remedial actions to ensure production plan is met

· Seek and drive actions for a continuous improvement environment

· Ensure all colleagues are working in a safe and clean environment and meeting with Health and Safety regulations adhering to the Clean As You Go Policy

· Promote a Health & Safety, quality focused and driven culture within the operation

· Ensure all colleagues are fully trained, utilised accordingly and motivated to undertake their roles within the business

· Working with all departments within the business unit to ensure all products are produced to the highest quality and standards according to the order requirements.

Skilled Production Operative Pay: £11.46 per hour plus bonus, potential to earn up to £11.96 per hour

Shift pattern is Sunday - Thursday 7:45 - 16:30

Skills and Experience Required

  • Proven experience of working within a fast moving environment within a produce production area.

  • Experience of leading a small team

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel

  • Good practical skills and the ability to work quickly and methodically.

  • Excellent team working skills.

  • An awareness of Health and Safety.

  • A willingness to work flexibly.

  • Experience of working with house plants or flowers is desirable

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:

  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

  • Monthly Bonus Scheme

  • Weekly or Monthly 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
Line Leader