Packing Operatives (Flowers) Day & Night Shift

Full Time Temporary

UK Job Network

Job Title / Position: Packing Operatives (Flowers) Day & Night Shift Avaliable
Job Ref no: PET–FO

Position Type: Temporary On Going

Branch Location: Peterborough

Work Location: Spalding 

£8.72ph – £9.22ph increased pay rates past probation periods plus twilight / night shift allowance where applicable (T&C's apply)

Shifts / Hours: Day & Night Shift 07:00 start until finish or 17:30 start until finish

Job Description:

These positions involve working on and around various flower production and packing lines within the factory, job roles will vary during the day to ensure full training of line duties and responsibilities. General duties may include but not limited to; assembly of product, packaging, labelling, boxing, basic quality assessment, palletising the products using specific pallet specification plans and general light clean down duties.

Operatives must be flexible in assignments as duties may vary from to time to time a certain level of dexterity is required and will be assessed where needed.

All candidates must be flexible, reliable and available for an immediate start. Candidates will preferably command a basic to good level of English speaking, reading and writing.

All applicants for consideration will undergo full registration and pre-site selection testing.
Successful applicants will move on to a full site orientation and induction on their first day of work.

Position Requirements (Skills / Experience)

• Packing experience preferred – however full training can be provided
• Flexibility
• Good work ethic
• Own transport is beneficial but not essential as this is accessible by local bus, walking & bicycle also transport from the Peterborough office can be provided

The role involves the following physical requirements on a daily basis:

• Standing or walking long periods between 8 and 12 hours (depending on shifts)
• Lifting and moving products up to 15kg
• Lifting, bending, reaching above the head, crouching and/or stretching
• Pushing and pulling up to 15kg in weight
• Manual dexterity in both hands and wrists

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