Production Operative


Job Details


Snetterton - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.17 per hour

Closing Date

30/07/2019 11:00

About IPL

At IPL our role is very clear. We are here to improve the value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, sustainable supply chain solution. 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 business in the UK. We have thousands of colleagues across multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

About the site

Snetterton is our purpose built wine bottling and packaging plant in Norfolk.

We supply products within exclusive brands, producer labels and Asda own brand. This is our smallest site in terms of workforce as our operation is heavily automated. There are a number of support roles on site and colleagues who work within our operation are highly skilled.

About the Role

We currently have opportunities for a Production Operatives working on a Double Day shift pattern to join the team.

Please note the shift pattern for these vacancies are working Double Days rotating 6.00am to 2.00pm/2.00pm to 10.00pm – Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Label, weigh and pack produce as required/trained

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

  • Conduct an “end of shift” clean down process.

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

  • Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner

  • Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to a “Clean as you go” approach following safe working practices  

  • Carry out any reasonable additional tasks as trained

Skills and Experience Required

  • Good practical and team working skills

  • Ability to work at heights

  • Ability to gain FLT licence and use PPT with appropriate training

  • The ability to work quickly and methodically

  • The ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks

  • Be able to follow instructions

  • A willingness to work flexibly

  • Entry level in both written & spoken English

  • ‘Can do’ attitude and proactive approach

  • Willing to take to be developed and trained for the requirements of this role

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

  • Job Security and confirmed shift pattern

  • Option to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

  • 10% Asda Discount

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme

  • Enhanced Pension scheme – you pay less as we contribute more

  • Entitled to Life Cover which is 4X your annual salary

  • Entitled to Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Training and Development appropriate to your role



Your place in our world

Leader - Operations
Production Operative