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JOB OPPORTUNITIES - JOIN US

For all Job enquires email our HR manager Kimberley: kimberley.trow@bardsley-england.com

 
 

Harvest 2019 (Fruit Picking)

We are now taking applications for Harvest 2019 - Please be aware that this work will not begin until August/September 2019.
Harvest:
Apple and Pear harvesting by hand, working either as part of a team or individually, in our orchards across Kent.
Previous experience not necessary, but it is advantageous.
Basic levels of English are required. 

 

 

Delivery Driver

Pay starting at £10 per hour

Part time delivery driver.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working directly with the sales team, the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following, as applicable to the role, but not exclusive duties:

  • Plan efficient delivery routes according to weekly orders.

  • Pick orders according to customer requirements.

  • Deliver stock in a timely and professional manner.

  • Ensure delivery notes are filled out and returned to the admin team.

  • Stock Checks.

Applicant Requirements

Clean UK driving licence.

Approachable, reliable and professional individual.

Contact Georgia Bardsley directly – georgia.bardsley@bardsley-england.com

 

 

Sprayer Operator

Pay range £10 - £11.33

We are looking for a qualified sprayer operator to join our team!
Working on our large fruit farm in West Kent, near Maidstone. Applicants must be motivated, enthusiastic, and have an eye for detail.
Job Type: Full Time.
Essential Qualifications for this role :  

  • PA1, PA2, PA3.

  • Clean valid driving licence.

  • Fork truck certification - would be advantageous.

Personality Profile:

  • Comfortable working both as part of a team and individually.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Uses initiative.

  • Organised.

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and bonus.

  • 28 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays).

    Contact Rob Wickham directly - rob.wickham@bardsley-england.com

 

 

Warehouse Team Member

Pay starting at £9.12

Despatch Picking and Forklift driving.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working directly for the Warehouse Manger the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following, as applicable to the role, but not exclusive duties:

  • Pick Orders as per picking list and to customer specification.

  • Pallet Splitting, preparation and strapping.

  • Heavy lifting may be involved.

  • Stock Checks.

  • Forklift Truck duties including loading and unloading.

  • Location of pallet and crates.

  • Transportation of raw materials. 

  • Accurate completion of paperwork.

Applicant Requirements

Previous experience in a similar position with in Fresh Produce Industry with a proven track record.

Appropriate qualifications and licences.

 

 

Production Line Leader

Pay range £9.00 - £11.50

Duties and Responsibilities

Working directly for the Production Manager the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following, as applicable to the role, but not exclusive duties:

  • Oversee the running of the production line and the production team.

  • Lead motivate and develop the production team, to ensure planned output requirements/quality standards are met.

  • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed. 

  • Review team performance regularly to identify areas for improvement, and encourage and support individual team members.

  • Work alongside the Head of Production to ensure that targets e.g. for line efficiency's, quality and wastage are met.

  • Ensure all site Quality, Housekeeping & Hygiene standards are achieved or exceeded.

  • Ensure regular communication/briefing to provide the production team with the relevant information to carry out their role to the maximum effect.

  • Contribute to the planning, organisation, operation and installation of all new processes and equipment within the factory.

  • Help to maintain a clean and safe work place.

  • Investigate and report all incidents.

  • Manufacture and pack products on the production line as necessary.

  • Suggest and help implement any cost-saving ideas or improvements.

  • Report any equipment faults.

  • Work as part of a team on the production line as required.

  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures, at all times.

  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by the Production Manager.

Competencies

Qualifications/ Licences

Skills

  • experience of working on a food production line.

  • Some practical understanding of production machinery would be beneficial with a willingness to learn.

  • Utmost professionalism and confidentiality at all times.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Enthusiasm, self-confidence and self-motivated.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to use initiative and be pro-active.

  • Results focused.

  • Open to sharing new ideas and methodology.

  • Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and drive to continually improve.

  • Strong degree of flexibility within a multi targeted environment.

  • Team player.

Experience

  • Warehouse pick & pack operations experience.

  • Stocktaking experience Barcoding Operations.

  • Good IT skills mainly (Excel, Word & Outlook e-mails).

  • Excellent Computer Literacy.

 

 

Quality Controller

Pay range £8.80 - £10.50

Duties and Responsibilities

Working directly for the Technical Manager the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following , as applicable to the role, but not exclusively : Continuously monitor product quality at all stages of intake, packing, grading, storing, shelf life and despatch process. Accurately complete all relevant paperwork, save and e-mail as appropriate.

  • To ensure product traceability is being maintained.

  • To complete and report intake / PIA / shelf life / pre-size / on-line / re-inspection and positive release product assessments.

  • To ensure that pack house procedures relating to quality are adhered to.

  • To be aware of Customer Product and Packaging Specifications and ensure that product is being packed according the Food Quality, Safety and Legality requirements.

  • To be aware of the requirements of the Food Safety and Quality Management System and Health and Safety Policies.

  • To carry out PSI / Brix assessments and ensure QA equipment is intact and accounted for.

  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by the Lead QA /QC.

Competencies   

Qualifications/ Licences

Skills

  • Utmost professionalism and confidentiality at all times.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Enthusiasm, self-confidence and self-motivated.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to use initiative and be pro-active.

  • Results focused.

  • Open to sharing new ideas and methodology.

  • Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and drive to continually improve.

  • Innovative.

  • Strong degree of flexibility within a multi targeted environment.

  • Team player.

Experience

  • Excellent Computer Literacy.

  • Good IT skills mainly (Excel, Word & Outlook e-mails).