Warehouse Key Operative


Job Details


Sittingbourne - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


up to £11.60 per hour

Closing Date

24/05/2022 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

As a Warehouse Key Operative you will provide accurate and prompt picking, packing and dispatch of the depot warehouse goods by completing various warehouse tasks, as safely, accurately and as efficiently as possible upholding the highest standards of health and safety at all times.

You will undertake receipt and checking of incoming stock in line with company goods in process, ensuring all label and temperature disciplines are completed as appropriate, and product is correctly located within the warehouse. You will also ensure that all relevant paperwork, relating to Goods In/Goods Out/Picking is completed in full at all times and Ensure all waste is disposed of safely and in line with company processes, segregating waste as necessary.

Undertaking MHE truck duties as required ensuring it is driven correctly at all times, you will ensure daily safety checks are conducted thoroughly and company warehouse guidelines observed.

DAY shift - 4 on 4 off - 7.00am - 7.00pm

Salary: £11.10 per hour, with the opportunity to earn up to £11.60 with bonus.

Skills and experience required

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

You should have a Forklift Truck Licence and a good understanding of warehousing/store processes and procedures, along with the possession of manual handling training.

With the ability to work under pressure you should also have good attention to detail and good communication skills.

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:

  • 20 days annual leave
  • 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
Warehouse Key Operative