Production Operative

Job Type Rural Estate Enterprises
Location Stockbridge - Leckford Estate
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 29/09/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £19,300.00 - £26,300.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 39 hours per week on a rota basis. Can be discussed further at interview


Why will you love working at the Leckford Estate?

Take a look at our interactive video to learn more about the Leckford Estate. Click here.

What will you be doing as a Processing Dairy Senior Operative?

  • Correct operation of pasteurisation (milk and cream) and separation equipment.

  • Processing correct volumes of various types of milk (and testing for positive release of finished milk)

  • Safe operation and monitoring of all processing equipment

  • Achievement of all quality and legal requirements

  • Minimising wastage of resources

  • Operate filling and packing equipment in a  safe, hygienic and effective manner.

  • Ensure cleaning procedures are followed effectively and hygienically.

  • Record all required information in an appropriate and accurate manner.

  • Manage the cold store ensuring product rotation, labelling, wrapping and pallet stacking is undertaken to required standards.

  • Assist in the cleaning and other activities within yard and building as required

  • Ensure working area is maintained to hygienic, tidy and safe standards.

  • Ensure H&S of all partners, public and suppliers are maintained through a proactive approach utilizing appropriate procedures and safe working practices.

What you'll have

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Full driving licence

  • Experience in machine/equipment operation

  • Record-keeping

  • Working unsupervised

What else you can bring

  • Safe Operation of Forklifts

  • Forklift operation

  • Experience in basic machine/equipment maintenance

  • Experience in laboratory work/testing procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

What's the role about?

The purpose of this role is to play a full role in all operations throughout the Processing Dairy Unit to the highest standards of hygiene, safety and efficiency so as to ensure the supply of the highest quality milk that fully meets the specifications both legal and those agreed with WR Technology and Milk Buying.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -


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