Line Operative


  • £7.50 - £8.92 per hour
  • Posted: 30/11/2017
  • Bedford
  • Job Ref: 405101522
  • Temporary

Job Details

The opportunity to work as a Food Line Operative is becoming available in a busy warehouse in Ridgmont, Milton Keynes, to work alongside the Kit Line Team Leader. The successful candidates must be aged 18 or over and will be given training in the role. The position starts on Monday 25th September.

The shift is Monday to Wednesday, 14.00-22.00. Flexibility is required to work the occasional Saturday. This is initially a six month contract with the strong possibility of it being extended. It is essential that the same people see the contract through so please only apply if you are available Monday to Wednesday for a minimum of six months and are able to commit to a position of 24 hours per week.

The job role is carried out in a controlled food environment and it is a legal requirement that you wear the provided mob cap, beard snood (if applicable), white overcoat and shoe protectors and sanitise your hands frequently. You will need to pass a basic food handling test before starting work and watch the company Health and Safety DVDs.

As Line Operative your duties will include:

Working in a busy logistics warehouse and strictly conforming food production environment
Working on the line, ensuring each box/kit has the correct food products added
Keeping the storage containers along the line filled with the correct product to be put in each kit
Adhering to the Food Safety policies and maintaining high levels of Health and Safety
Supporting the Kit Line Team Leader
Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Kit Line Team Leader
Being adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
Performing any reasonable request from the Contract Manager

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:

Level 2 in Food Hygiene (preferred but not essential)
Food production background in a warehouse environment
Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
Ability to work under pressure and to work as part of a team
Good attention to detail

The site is accessible by train to Ridgmont with a five minute walk from the station to the site. There is no access by bus. The site has its' own car park.