Warehouse Assistant – Food Packing Area

Posted 20 days ago by Pertemps
Location Milton Keynes Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.83 - £9.08 per hour Sector Driving & Logistics
Our client is looking to recruit a Warehouse Assistant for their food packing contract within a busy logistics warehouse in Ridgmont, Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will assist the Team Leader with associated paperwork and will have a full understanding of the factors which impact production targets.

The position is Monday to Friday, 6am-2pm. Flexibility is required to work two hours overtime and the occasional weekend days as and 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.

As Warehouse Assistant your duties will include:

" Supporting the Team Leader in their duties and achieving 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
" Ensuring the correct operating of the machinery
" Supporting the Team Leader by providing holiday and sickness cover as required
" 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
" Food production background in a warehouse environment
" Basic engineering ability/understanding
" Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
" Ability to work under pressure
" Ability to lead, supervise and work as part of the team
" Good attention to detail
" Being adaptable and flexible in your approach to work

Please note that this site has limited access by public transport. Please check the train times before applying for this role. For those with transport, there is ample free parking and the site has 24 hour Security.

Please ring Wendy on 07484 513841 to apply. You can be shown the environment in which you would be working to gain a full understanding of the role. You will be registered and Health and Safety inducted before commencing work.