Production Operatives - Boxing


Job Details


Whittlesey - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£8.91 per hour

Closing Date

23/10/2020 22:45

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

Whittlesey is our purpose built Houseplants and Flowers operation, supplying Asda with their full range of bouquets, potted plants, and succulents.

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

About the Role

We are currently looking for experienced Production Operatives - Boxing to join our team in Whittlesey – our Houseplants and Flowers site. The successful candidate will:

  • 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

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

  • Pack product into cases and label accordingly

  • Safely stack trays to required height.

  • Carry out line safe-start-up check

  • Allocate Goods into locations respectively

  • Ensure documentation is in place at all times

Please note this position is a manual role and does require some heavy lifting.

We currently have two shift patterns available: Sunday – Thursday: 8am – 4.45pm or Tuesday – Saturday: 8am – 4.45pm.  During peak seasonal events, there may be a requirement to work flexibly outside these shifts.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment (manufacturing/packhouse/produce background is desirable)

  • Good practical skills and the ability to work quickly and methodically

  • Good team working skills

  • Understanding of health and safety policies in the work place

What's in it for you?

  • 33 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 Operatives - Boxing