Hygienist - Days


Job Details


Sittingbourne - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£8.40 per hour

Closing Date

19/02/2020 17:15

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 are seeking a Hygienist – Food Production (Days) to join IPL Ltd to work at our site in Sittingbourne

Reporting into the Hygiene Team Leader you will ensure all cleaning cards and Cleaning schedules are completed to the required standards. You will also ensure all H&S and compliance policies and procedures are followed at all times.

*Please note the shift pattern for this role is Days – 4 on 4 off shift - working 7am to 7pm

You will:

  • Effectively communicate to Hygiene supervisor/Shift Operations Leader/Area Leader regarding any issues or concerns over any hygiene issues within shift.

  • Keep operational areas clean and to high standards.

  • Ensure that all training is adhered to and all required areas are controlled to meet BRC and COSHH standards.

  • Working to a timely manner as to maximize efficiency and completing additional tasks at quieter periods.

  • Handle chemicals as per COSHH training and regulations.

  • Comply with Hygiene Cleaning Schedule

  • Record all completed Hygiene on relevant sign off sheets.

  • Comply with existing Cleaning Instruction cards and SOP’s

  • Undertake all aspects of hygiene within non-operational areas, this includes offices, rest room, corridors and the cleaning of the canteen

Skills and experience required

  • Good level of understanding of the English language

  • Understanding of health and safety policies in the work place

  • Food Safety Level 1 or equivalent

  • COSHH certification

  • Experience of working with factory environment

  • Good practical skills

  • The ability to work quickly and methodically

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • An awareness of Health & Safety

  • A willingness to work flexibly

  • Willing to take any training required for this role

  • Previous Hygiene experience - 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

  • 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 - Hygiene
Hygienist - Days