Packing Operator

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Job Purpose

Through a well-managed team, the post holder will be responsible for assisting the Production Supervisor and Senior Op in managing and controlling resources associated with the Packing Area to enable their department to pack coffee products in accordance with the planned schedule whilst ensuring a safe operation, meeting quality standards and controlling wastage.  Ensuring the Packing operation adds value for customers, employees and the Company.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure all operator food safety and health and safety checks are completed on time and in full. Any issues to be raised with Senior Operative/Supervisor immediately.
  • To ensure adherence to all Health and Safety policies adopted by Cafea UK
  • To ensure adherence to all Food Safety policies adopted by Cafea UK
  • To maintain excellent GMP standards at all times in the Packing Area, delivering quality standards required of customers and external audits, for example BRC.
  • To ensure 100% compliance with the product specification to deliver product within agreed quality parameters
  • To manage and control the data collection systems and monitoring processes, ensuring that all documentation and communication is processed and delivered to the cross functional departments, as required on a timely and regular basis.
  • To ensure the Production area runs at optimal output in accordance to production plans, whilst spotting opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • To ensure set KPI’s are met with the resources at your disposal and report reasons when not met.
  • To help manage and control costs, yields and giveaway within the Packing Department.
  • Ensure food safety culture is maintained at all times and ensure any concerns are raised with your Line manager or Production Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to learn quickly
  • Good organisational skills
  • Team player


  • Experience of Food Industry

Competencies required for role

  • Planning Skills
  • Time and Priority management
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team Working with all departments

          Responsible to

       Packing Supervisor

  Packing Senior Operative


     Food Manufacturing /                Instant Coffee

      Employment Type

                Full-time                  AM/PM




      Packing-Packing Hall

              Start Date


Health and Safety

The post holder will be responsible for health and safety in the area under his/her control on a day-to-day basis, and must ensure as far as is reasonably practicable, that he/she is familiar with all relevant Health and Safety legislation and recommendations and these are observed within his/her areas of responsibility.  Attention is drawn particularly to the existence of the Company’s policy statement on Health and Safety at Work.  Any accident in the post holder’s area must be recorded in the accident book.

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder

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