Food Packing Operative

Posted 13 days ago by Pertemps
Location Milton Keynes Job Type Temporary
Salary £8.21 - £9.08 per hour Sector Driving & Logistics
Our client is looking to recruit Food Packing Operatives for their fast-paced contract within a logistics warehouse in Ridgmont, Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will assist the team in packing the boxes on the line, keeping up with the pace and accurately placing the product, and ensuring the hoppers are kept topped up for the operatives on the line to draw from.

The positions available are on the 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm shifts, Monday to Friday. Flexibility is required to work the occasional weekend mornings when required.

The job role is carried out in a controlled food environment and it is a legal requirement that you always wear the provided mob cap, beard snood (if applicable), white overcoat and shoe protectors and regularly sanitise your hands. You will need to pass a basic food handling test before starting work. All of the food items are in sealed pouches, there is no contact with raw food.

As Food Packing Operative your duties will include:

" Filling the boxes/kits with the product as it passes on the fast-paced line
" Ensuring the hoppers are kept topped up with the product for the food kits
" Supporting the Team Leader to achieve the daily targets
" Ensuring health and safety compliance in a strictly conforming food production environment
" Monitoring the line to ensure each kit has the correct food products added
" Monitoring the storage containers feeding the line to ensure they are filled and with the correct product for each box
" Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Team Leader
" Performing any reasonable request from the Contract Manager

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:

" Level 2 in Food Hygiene (not essential)
" Food production background in a warehouse environment
" Ability to work under pressure
" Ability to as part of the team
" Good attention to detail
" Being adaptable and flexible in your approach to work

For those with transport, there is ample free parking and the site has 24 hour Security. Please note that this site has limited access by public transport. There are no buses to the industrial estate. Ridgmont station is a short walk away. Please check the train times before applying for this role to ensure you can start work on-time.