Packing Operatives (Cereal Products) – Full Time –

  • Temporary
  • Peterborough
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £8.72 - £10.03/hour


Job Title / Position: Packing Operatives (Cereal Products)
Job Ref no: PET-CEAR

Position Type: Temporary On Going

Branch Location: Peterborough

Work Location: Peterborough – Orton Southgate

Day & Late shift base rate £8.72, Tx½ base rate over 40 hours
Night Shift base rate £8.72 plus night shift allowance of 15% = £10.03.Tx½ base rate over 40 hours
Continental Shift Pattern Available 4on 4off Days or Nights 12-hour shifts plus extra shift allowance per hour (based on a 48 hour working week)

Shifts / Hours: 6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6 & Continental Shift Pattern Available

Job Description:

We are recruiting cereal food packing / production operatives on a temporary on going basis with temp to perm opportunities.
To be considered for this role all candidates must be flexible within reason, reliable and available for an immediate start where required. Candidates must 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.

Operatives will be flexible in assignments as positions may vary from to time to time which may include packing, sorting, picking, dispatch, labelling, boxing and palletising. A certain level of dexterity is required and will be assessed where needed.

As well as 06:00-14:00 / 14:00-22:00 / 22:00-06:00 shift pattern there are also 4on 4off 06:00-18:00 and 18:00-06:00 shift pattern available.

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

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

Quest Employment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for temporary recruitment.

Salary: £8.72 – £10.03/hour

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Peterborough

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