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Machine Operative

Chatham, Kent
£11.69 to £12.19 Per Hour
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
Our site is EXPANDING and we need you to join our new facility and even bigger team.

Machine Minder - 4 on 4 off - NIGHTS - Earn up to £12.19 per hour - Immediate Start

On the spot offers - subject to right to work documentation

£11.69 per hour with a potential to earn up to £12.19 per hour plus benefits including:

Paid annual leave

Option to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

10% Asda Discount

Monthly Colleague Bonus Scheme

Enhanced Pension scheme

Life Assurance 4X your annual salary

Free Parking

Access to Health and Wellbeing Programme

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Machine Minder to join the IPL team at our IPL Sittingbourne site in Kent. This role is responsible to run the line effectively and deliver the daily line plan and the expected line efficiently, maintaining the required customer service standards

As a Machine Minder, you will ensure all daily machine safety checks are completed in line with the trained Standard Operations Procedure s and Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules. Ensuring that you monitor and record packs per Minute on machines and controlling the yield.

Liaising with Line Leaders, you will be responsible for checking the machines are set up in time for the next job ensuring prompt changeovers whilst avoiding high downtime. Working with the packaging team, you will ensure that all labels, packaging and film is on the line and ready to use in good time before job is ready. Any machine run rate issues will be reported via the internal system so there is limited effect on safety or productivity.

What are we looking for?

You should have proven experience of working within a fast moving environment, ideally within manufacturing/produce, along with experience of working on a production line.

You will have good verbal and written communication skills and have a willingness to work flexibly with a proactive approach. Microsoft Office literate in Outlook and Excel you should have an awareness of Health and Safety and good team working skills.

With the ability to work quickly and methodically, demonstrating good practical skills you should also have the ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks and follow instructions.

Why work for us?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values - Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return you will become a valued part of our team on a permanent basis and we will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

About the site

Sittingbourne is the second largest of our operations where we also pack fresh fruit and vegetables.

Our pack house is in operation 24 hours a day, employing over 500 colleagues. We offer a broad range of roles based at site from Quality Assurance to Site Planners, Warehouse Operatives to Shift Operation Managers. We also have a small of number of support roles to facilitate the day to day running of the operation.

_For more information or to apply, contact a member of the IPL Spade Lane recruitment team on . Alternatively, pop in for further information at IPL Sittingbourne, Sittingbourne Distribution Centre, Spade Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 7TT._

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.69-£12.19 per hour

Additional leave
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discount
Life insurance
On-site parking
Referral programme
Sick pay
Store discount
12 hour shift
Night shift
Supplemental pay types:
Bonus scheme

Application question(s):
Do you have the legal right to work in the UK for the contracted hours of this role?
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  • Job Reference: 702941749-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: International Procurement & Logistics Ltd
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £11.69 to £12.19 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent