Job Details


Normanton - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Salary and Package

Closing Date

15/12/2022 23:45

About IPL

The IPL Group of companies are here to support 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. We have thousands of colleagues across our Group companies’ multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

The IPL Group is comprised of IPL, Forza and Kober. IPL’s biggest area is fresh produce but we also focus on a number of other areas including beverages, protein and nuts. We procure everything from Australian Chardonnay, to Kenyan flowers; South African citrus fruits, to British strawberries. Forza and Kober focus on their brilliant cooked meats and bacon ranges. Across the entire IPL Group, our buyers work hard to ensure we source the very best products at the very best price.

About the site

Normanton is home to our head office and is also the largest of our operational sites where we pack fresh fruit, salad and vegetables.

Several of our support functions are based here as well as the majority of our Commercial and buying teams. Our pack house is in operation 24 hours a day and 364 days a year, employing over 700 colleagues. We offer a broad range of roles based at site from Production Operatives to Technical Managers, Business Unit Administrators to IT Specialists.

About the role

We are seeking a Hygienist to join IPL Ltd to work at our site in Normanton, West Yorkshire. Working within a team you will ensure that all machinery and equipment is cleaned at our production site.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Keep operational areas clean and to high standards, this includes pack house; warehouses; offices within operations; and the perimeter of the building and the canteen.
  • You will ensure that all machines are cleaned to high standards, working in conjunction with engineering to ensure lines are given back to production within allocated time.
  • Handle chemicals as per COSHH training and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate to Hygiene supervisor/Shift Operations Leader/Area Leader regarding any issues or concerns over any hygiene issues within shift.
  • Ensure that all training is adhered to and all required areas are controlled to meet BRC and COSHH standards.
  • Comply with Hygiene Cleaning Schedule.
  • Record all completed Hygiene on relevant sign off sheets.
  • Comply with existing Cleaning Instruction cards and SOP’s.
  • Working to a timely manner as to maximize efficiency and completing additional tasks at quieter periods.

This is a 4 on 4 off working pattern which includes days and nights, 7am - 7pm and 7pm - 7am.

Skills and experience required

  • Experience of working within a factory environment.
  • Good practical skills.
  • The ability to work quickly and methodically within a team environment and follow instructions.
  • An awareness of Health and Safety and understanding of Health and safety policies in the workplace.
  • Food Safety Level 1 or equivalent.
  • COSHH certification.
  • Good level of understanding of the English language.
  • Willing to take any training required for this role.

Whats 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 we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • Paid annual leave
  • 10% Asda Discount
  • Colleague bonus scheme
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 4x Life assurance
  • Free car parking
  • Ride to work scheme