Packing Operatives

Trafford Park, Greater Manchester
£9.85 - £12.15 per hour
Closing date
27 Aug 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip company, responsible for the manufacture of PG Tips, is currently seeking Packing Operatives, based at Trafford Park, Manchester. This is a full-time, temporary role potentially up to Middle of March 2020 and possibly longer. These roles will include 3 rotating shifts to include nights paying £9.85 per hour. There is also weekend shifts available (Days and Nights) paying £12.15 per hour.

3 Rotating Shift Pattern;

  • Week A: Monday 6.50-15.00, Tuesday to Friday 6.50 - 14:00 (36 hours 50 mins)
  • Week B: Monday to Thursday 21.50-07.00 (36 hours 40 mins)
  • Week C: Monday to Thursday 13.50-22.00, Friday 13.50-21.00 (39 hours 50 mins)

Weekend Shift Pattern;

  • Week A: Friday 20.50-07.00, Saturday to Sunday 18.50-07.00 (34 hours 30 mins)
  • Week B: Saturday to Sunday 06.50-19.00 (24hours 20 mins)


  • Manual unfolding, filling and hooding of a Trade unit box with cartons of finished products.
  • Putting on to the conveyor for labelling, removing at the other end and manually stacking.
  • Assisting operator with Carton loading, reel loading and Hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Manually logging material usage for traceability.
  • Support of rework area as required supporting the management of rework stock


  • Act safely & protect yourself and others.
  • Ensure plant, equipment & operating environment remains clean
  • Monitor & develop own skills & competencies in line with business needs
  • Help colleagues in the delivery of our factorys objectives
  • Communicate issues & concerns to the appropriate individuals
  • Seek an understanding of & follow site procedures


  • Quality Conscious:
  • Problem Solving:
  • Team Working:
  • Flexible:
  • Communicating:
  • Quick Learning:

  • Key Skills and Job Tasks

  • Safety Awareness
    • Ensure that Safety practices are observed at all times.
    • Being aware of health or safety hazards / near misses
    • Noting danger or warning symbols
    • Noting unusual occurrences
  • Checking Objects, Work, Procedures etc
    • Checking work completion instruction
    • Checking reworked product relabelling/coding correct
    • Checking work completion to current site standards
    • Checking adherence to schedules
    • Ensure correct completion of paperwork
  • Teamwork
    • Following logical or systematic instruction
    • Assists colleagues to meet deadlines
  • Problem Solving
    • Identifying problems in any physical process
    • Breaking down a procedure into logical steps
    • Escalate issues
  • Performing Physical Tasks
    • Comply with Manual handling regulations
    • Working at Height Regulations
  • Quality
    • Adhere to site quality standards in place on site
    • Adhere to quality rework instruction and procedures including:
    • Separation of product as per rework instruction
    • Shreddings correctly allocated as per process
    • Correct labelling of reworked product on production lines

  • Contact Us
    • Unilever
    • Manpower UK Ltd
    • C/O Unilever HPC
    • Port Sunlight
    • CH62 4ZD
    • United Kingdom

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