Production Machine Minder


Job Details


Telford - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£9.11 per hour

Closing Date

23/10/2020 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

Telford is our nuts and dried fruit facility based in Shropshire, producing a range of snacks and cereals for Asda stores.

There are a number of support roles on site with the majority of colleagues working within our operation.

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Machine Minder to join the IPL team at our IPL Telford site.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring the work area to ensure the workplace is safe and all machinery is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness

  • Sharing responsibility for the implementation and maintenance to the requirements of Standard Operating Procedures

  • Ensuring all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained SOP’s and PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedule

  • Ensure that machines are set up in time for the next job ensuring prompt changeovers whilst avoiding high downtime

  • Ensuring product changeovers are performed with minimal downtime but in a safe and accurate manner

  • Collaborating effectively with the Packaging Team/ Packaging Coordinator to ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before job is ready

  • Liaising with and reporting any issues to the Line Leaders and engineers in a clear and concise manner

  • Adhering to ‘World Class’ standards at all times

Shift:  Rotating 5.30am to 2.30pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 5.30am to 12.300pm/ 2.00pm to 11pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 12pm to 7pm

Skills and Experience Required

  • An operational background within a similar role or working knowledge of working on a pack-house line in a fast moving environment

  • Good standard of education to include English and Maths GCSE, C grade (Or equivalent) or above

  • Understanding of health and safety policies in the work place

  • Practical skills with strong mechanical aptitude and ability to work quickly and methodically

  • Excellent team working skills with the ability to work on own initiative

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • A willingness to work flexibly

  • Willing to take any training required for this role

Shift:  Rotating 5.30am to 2.30pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 5.30am to 12.300pm/ 2.00pm to 11pm Mon to Thurs, Fri 12pm to 7pm

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 Machine Minder