Production Operative - Days - Earn up to £10.85 per hour


Job Details


Sittingbourne - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.35 PER HOUR

Closing Date

26/05/2022 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 opportunities for Production Operatives to join the team at our Sittingbourne site which is our Fresh Produce division on the day shift.

*Please note the shift pattern for this position is 4 on 4 off Days – 7am – 7pm *

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to a ‘clean-as-you-go’ approach following safe working practices. 

  • Carry out all tasks outlined in the IPL training matrix applicable to this role using productive manufacturing methods.

  • Assist in managing the product flow through the line, quality sort produce and dress out defects, ensuring product specifications are met.  Report defects or poor quality to Line Leader.

  • Ensure products are correctly packed to target in line with company and customer expectations.

  • Label, Weigh & Pack produce as required/trained.

  • Correctly pack finished goods safely, to specification standards and in the correct orientation within each tray.

  • Safely stack trays to required height.

  • Promote good working relationships as an integral part of the team.

  • Carry out any additional tasks as trained.

Experience and Skills Required

  • Working in a fast moving environment

  • Good practical skills

  • The ability to work quickly and methodically

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • A willingness to work flexibly

  • Willing to take any training required for this role

  • Entry level in both written & spoken English.

  • ‘Can do’ attitude and proactive approach

  • Good team worker

  • Previous manufacturing/factory/packhouse/produce experience 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:

  • 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 - Days - Earn up to £10.85 per hour