Factory Operative

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary
    £9.82/Year
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Advertising and PR
  • External Reference
    JN-012022-228728
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing

**Please note you will be recruited directly by Adecco with this position.**


Join the world of PepsiCo Supply Chain, our famous Leycroft Road manufacturing site is world's largest crisp factory producing millions of bags of Walkers every day. It's already a great plant but our ambition is to make it even greater. We not only want to be the largest crisp factory in the world, we want to be the best and that's where you come in! Your leadership, innovation and problem solving skills will be utilised to the fullest; where in this fast paced and ever changing environment, we can go from idea to implementation in a matter of days. You will be inspired by the drive of your team and feel a true sense of connection and comradery with your colleagues who are proud to work for Walkers.


Factory Operative Position Summary:


Reports to: Adecco Co Ordinator


Working Hours: Flexible patterns available


Factory Operative Main Accountability:


To ensure that products are manufactured and packaged to the standards laid out by Pepsico (Walkers Crisps).



Roles & Responsibilities of Factory Operative:



  • Hand packing products in primary packing from tables

  • Manually stacking pallets (equipment provided)

  • Wrapping pallets - use of manual stretch wrapper

  • Moving waste bins & use of waste bin management system

  • Data input into system

  • General wall / floor cleaning and tidying of all manufacturing areas.

  • Basic equipment cleaning supporting both product and flavour changes

  • Collection of product samples for testing, completing simple testing



The above lists are not exhaustive and you will be required to complete other GSO duties from time to time.



What we are looking for:



  • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to learn in an autonomous role

  • Basic numerical, reading and computer skills

  • Proactive and can take initiative to escalate issues

  • Accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail

  • Excellent adherence to all site standards



Salary & Benefits:



  • £9.82ph + paid lunch break

  • Competitive Pension Scheme

  • 23 days holiday (with the option to buy/sell holiday)

  • PPE provided by the business

  • Staff discount shop

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Subsidized Canteen

  • Long Service Rewards



We pride ourselves on our superb work force. The people in this business genuinely care about doing a great job! We have a common goal - strive to continuously improve our business performance and our own personal development. With the majority of executive team having been promoted organically, we are continually developing and encouraging our employees to push themselves further and offer them support with their continual learning. We regularly offer Adecco employees permanent roles within PepsiCo, so if career development is important to you, then this could be a great role to kick start your career.











Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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