We are seeking a person who can join our team in the packhouse and develop the skills required to run the day to day operation and supervising the workers to ensure the efficient operation of packing.
Reporting to: Packhouse Manager
Liaise with: Admin & transport office
Ensure the packhouse is operated safely
Daily packing operations
Monitoring produce stock and rotation
Manage packing line administration
Maintenance of Quality Control procedures
Continuous improvement and training in the packhouse
Monitoring the safe & hygienic operation of all packhouse activities
Assisting with routine maintenance
Ability to have a basic understanding of packhouse machinery
Ability to communicate with the workers, flexible attitude and people management skills are very important with the ability to think quickly and make decisions. It is important to adopt a Firm, Fair & Friendly approach to your work.
Previous experience in soft fruit and a packhouse environment is essential. Job will be offered on a seasonal basis, but it also provides the opportunity for further permanent employment if you prove to be ambitious and motivated.
Working hours between 40-60 hours per week, seasonal variation depending on crop production. The packhouse operates on a 7 day week rota. Overtime after 48 hours/week @125% of basic salary
Days off: regular 1 day/week, optional extra time off given when possible to compensate for extra hours worked in the preceding period
Accommodation available in modern mobile homes on a shared basis at cost 50.00 per week plus gas and electric. We can provide assistance with renting local accommodation
Further details can be found on our web site at www.newfarmproduce.co.uk.
Please apply in writing with your current CV and a short summary on why you are a suitable candidate for this position.
Flexible working hours
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: 10.00 to 11.00 /hour
soft fruit packhouse: 1 year (Preferred)