Hygienist - Days


Job Details


Sittingbourne - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£7.93 per hour

Closing Date

25/01/2019 12:00

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

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 Cleaner – Food Production (Days) to join IPL Ltd to work at our site in  Sittingbourne, working within a team you will ensure that all machinery and equipment is cleaned at our production site along with undertaking cleaning duties within non-operational areas – such as office/rest rooms/corridors and the canteen. 

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

You will:

  • Keep operational and non-operational areas clean and to high standards, this includes pack house; warehouses; offices within operations; rest rooms, corridors and the canteen. 

  • Handle chemicals as per COSHH training and regulations.

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

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

  • Comply with Hygiene Cleaning Schedule

  • Record all completed Hygiene on relevant sign off sheets.

  • Comply with existing Cleaning Instruction cards and SOP’s

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

Skills and experience required

  • Experience of working with factory environment

  • Good practical skills

  • The ability to work quickly and methodically within a team environment and follow instructions.

  • An awareness of Health and Safety and understanding of Health and safety policies in the workplace

  • Food Safety Level 1 or equivalent

  • COSHH certification

  • Good level of understanding of the English language

  • Willing to take any training required for this role.

Your place in our world

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Hygienist - Days