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DeBoxing Operatives

Type: temp Sector: industrial Location: Ditcheat
Hours: 07.00 to 15.30 Mon to Fri Salary: £9.80 per hour Date Posted: 28/09/2021
Our Client is a leading farmhouse cheese maker located in Ditcheat, 5 miles south of Shepton Mallet in Somerset. From October’21, they are seeking additional Temporary De Box Operatives to work within their Stores. The purpose of the assignment is, working within the DeBoxing Team, to ensure all orders are de-boxed, checked for any non-conformance and prepared ready to ensure that sufficient cheese is available to Packing and the Warehouse to fulfill packing runs. To successfully undertake these roles candidates will need to be physically fit to work on their feet and undertake a variety of manual handling, repetitive tasks throughout the working day. The blocks of cheese being de-boxed are typically 20 kg and on average the DeBoxing Team will handle 70 tonnes a day. The cheese is deboxed by removing the protective wooden box from the cheese block prior to packing, recording weights as necessary, stacking blocks and wrapping pallets. An ability to work accurately and at a good rate will be essential. A good level of literacy and numeracy will also be required for record keeping and weighing. Full Health & Safety and Job training will be provided together with any P.P.E. the assignment may require. Given the rural location (5 miles south of Shepton Mallet towards Castle Cary) candidates will need to have their own transport. Free car parking is available. Working days and hours are Monday to Friday, 07.00 to 15.30 daily. A 40-hour working week. The starting hourly pay rate for this assignment is £9.80 per hour and after 40 working hours each week an overtime rate will be paid at £14.70 per hour (time and a half). After 12 weeks of temporary service within this assignment the hourly pay rate will increase to £10.30 with the overtime hourly pay rate also increasing to £15.45. Some of these assignments may have the potential to transfer from temporary to permanent after the initial first 3 months of temporary service.

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