Production Operative


Job Details


Snetterton - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.37 per hour

Closing Date

03/06/2020 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

Snetterton is our purpose built fully automated wine bottling and packaging plant in Norfolk. Running two fast moving lines; one bottling and one bag in box.

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 an opportunity for a Production Operative working on a Double Day shift pattern to join the team. Please note the shift pattern for this vacancy is 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 automated 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 required target in line with company and customer expectations

  • Label, weigh and pack produce as required/trained

  • Ensure product and dry goods are offloaded in a safe and secure environment

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

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

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

  • Carry out any reasonable additional tasks as trained and when requested

Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience within a fast moving environment

  • Ability to work at heights

  • Licenced FLT holder desirable and ability to use PPT with appropriate training

  • The ability to concentrate while doing repetitive pressured tasks and an ability to follow instructions

  • The ability to work quickly and methodically

  • A willingness to work flexibly

  • ‘Can do’ attitude and proactive approach

  • Good practical and team working skills

  • Good level in both written & spoken English

  • Willing 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:

  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

  • 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