Packing Palletiser

Packing Palletiser Trowbridge, England

Full Time Trowbridge, England 11.43 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description


Who We Are

We’re the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

We’re also the parent company of Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK’s premier home-delivery service for ready-made meals.

Through our wide range of well-presented, nutritious meals to suit every taste and dietary need, we aim to make a real difference to lives of elderly and vulnerable people in care.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage employer and member of the Ethical Trading Initiative. We support British food and farming and operate a successful programme of waste reduction and resource efficiency across our whole business.

In addition to your salary you will receive a comprehensive training program, 25 days annual leave holiday entitlement, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free car parking, subsidised staff restaurant, free turkey (or voucher) at Christmas and much more !

The Role and Teams

This position is working 40 hours per week, Monday 07:00 - 14:00, Tuesday - Thursday 06:00 - 14:00 and Friday 06:00 - 15:00.

The main purpose of the Packing Palletiser (Grade3) is to Palletise our products onto finished goods pallets and assist the team to deliver the daily production targets to an agreed standard.

£11.43 per hour* + Bonus + Benefits*includes temporary cost of living allowance.

General Tasks
  • Inspect each box to ensure correct labelling, sealing and BB / box traceability to required quality standards
  • Palletise the correct number of boxes / crates onto the pallet, using the correct pallet configuration to ensure safe transportation and space optimisation
  • Palletise Meals and Sweets lines at the required speeds.
  • Ensure crates are correctly supplied to packers, clean and ready for use
  • At changeovers, set up the labeller for the next product, ensuring the product code, name and weight on the box are matching the packed product.
  • At changeovers, set up the date printer to the next product packed, ensuring the date on the box matches the packed product.
  • General maintenance and cleaning of printers, labels and tapers (replace ribbons, labels, tape)
  • Move pallets to the Booking Out area / Blast
It is also expected that persons in this role are able to carry out other tasks within the department as required. If your line stops you must clean up and then go to the hand line or complete rework as required and cover breaks.
  • Undertake ‘Level 2 Food Safety’ training: a pass level must be obtained
  • Inform the person running the area if you think there is a potential issue with the quality of the product
  • Packed boxes must be right first time. Ensure you carry out tasks to the required standard
  • Changeovers- ensure that all old materials / products are removed from the line and replaced with the correct materials for the new product

Ensure any damaged pallets are moved to the correct location
  • Follow correct personal hygiene procedures (e.g. changing procedure, hand washing procedures)
  • Operate to a clean (and tidy) as you go policy
  • Carry out efficient and effective clean downs when changing over products
Health & Safety
  • Work in a safe manner at all times
  • Follow safe working practices
  • Assist if required with risk assessments
  • Report any accidents or dangerous occurrences
  • Raise Safety Events
Other Duties
  • Help the business be environmentally friendly:
  • by ensuring that waste is segregated appropriately so it can be sent to the correct point of disposal/recycling
  • by keeping waste to a minimum (e.g. making products right first time)
  • Have a can do attitude; try to learn other tasks in the department if required
  • Promote good team work – help others. “It’s not my job” does not promote good team work
  • Have a desire to help the team meet the department targets
  • Undertake any training made available/organised
  • Good standards of English and Math’s
  • Positive can-do attitude.
  • Lead by example.
  • Proven understanding of written and verbal English.
  • Be proactive.
  • Motivate and develop a team of individuals to achieve and improve standards.
  • Give clear direction, goals & objectives.
  • Recognise and celebrate our fellow team members’ contributions and achievements.
  • Take direct responsibility & be accountable for actions.
  • Challenge poor performance or inappropriate behavior appropriately.
  • Ensure team members understand their roles in achieving the vision.
  • Give feedback to fellow team members & senior management.
  • Undertake any training made available / organised.

Packing Palletiser
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Paul Freeston
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
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