• Location
    Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Salary
    £ 9.82 - £ 12.39 / Hourly
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Factory Operative

We are recruiting Factory Operatives to work at Walkers Snack Foods in Lincoln, LN5 8XN. The Walkers Snack Foods factory in Lincoln is famous for production of tasty snack brands such as Quavers and Snaps. It's been part of the PepsiCo family for nearly 80 years and is the Lean reference site for Snacks production in Europe. The site went through a major upgrade in 2013 and is now home to our state of the art 'packaging hall of the future', making it the perfect setting for a passionate, experienced specialist to come in and help drive our long-term sustainability.

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 in Coventry.

What do Adecco and PepsiCo offer?

  • £9.82 per hour for Factory Operatives

  • Time and a half will be paid when you have worked 48 hours in a standard working week (overtime scheme in place until 31st December 2021)

  • 4 on 4 off rotating continental shift pattern, 6am-6pm and flexible shift patterns available

  • Pension Scheme

  • Full uniform and PPE provided

  • Opportunities for permanent positions

  • Full training is provided to help you reach your potential, so no experience is needed

  • Subsidised canteen plus access to onsite staff discount shop

  • Free on-site parking

  • Paid annual leave

What will I be doing as a Factory Operative?

  • Transporting raw materials to line side

  • Loading stock including hand-stacking and hand-packing

  • Replenishing cartons and completing re-work

  • Moving pallets from one area to another for re-distribution

  • Labelling

  • Sifting, sorting and removal

  • Taking ownership of housekeeping standards

  • Understanding and interpreting numerical data

  • Communicating confidently both verbally and in written form (some data entry may be required)

  • Providing flexibility and cover to all GSO roles (Support job rotation and break cover)

What will I need for this role as a Factory Operative?

  • A strong work ethic and loyal ethos ensuring standards are maintained

  • A flexible attitude with a real desire to learn and progress

  • Ability to follow and interpret instructions / rules verbally and numerically whilst proactively escalating issues which may prevent targets or standards being met

  • High attention to detail, accuracy and capacity to work at a fast pace

  • Strong communication skills on all levels

  • Able to work on your own or within small teams

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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