Careers at Puffin Produce

If you are hardworking, dedicated, and enjoy the challenge of being part of a growing business then we want to hear from you!

The ongoing development of our factory facilities will see Puffin Produce become the most modern pack house in the country within the coming years, as we aim to grow and expand the business further. We are always looking for new team members who are enthusiastic about the possibilities of being part of a growing business and look to support and develop our team members wherever possible.

All members of our team receive a thorough induction on commencement of their position and ongoing training and support to enable the to achieve their full potential. At Puffin Produce we also look to promote from within, providing an opportunity for career growth and development for all members of our dedicated team.

We pride ourselves on providing a welcoming and inclusive environment at Puffin Produce and hold two annual events for all members of our team, as well as provide the opportunity for team members to be involved in the various corporate social responsibility events, sustainability and fundraising activities we undertake. As part of our values and behaviours we always look to recruit the best and invest in our people to learn and develop to maintain a balanced, happy and secure workplace.

General Field Worker

*****IMMEDIATE START*****
***FIXED TERM CONTRACT***

We are looking to recruit new staff to join our busy Veg Operations teams. Working for a professional Company growing and supplying into major supermarkets. The successful applicant will need to be reliable, hardworking and a team player who is capable of working outside in extremes of temperature. They must have a passion to work to a high standard, delivering the best quality product to our customers. There is no requirement for previous experience as full training will be given. Successful applicants will be involved in the Planting, cultivation, harvesting & packing of fresh produce to a high standard ensuring that we meet our customers specifications.

Details
40 hours a week with overtime at 1.25% for any additional hours worked
Rotating Shift work
National Living Wage - £7.83 per hour

Requirements

Essential
- Working level of spoken English
- Ability to work in a culturally diverse team
- Flexible as shifts will include early starts, later finishes and including weekends.
- Physically fit as the role includes lifting, cutting and walking within the fields. So is a physically demanding job.
- Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-moving environment
- Attention to detail.

Desirable
- Previous fresh produce/agricultural experience
- Driving Licence & transport.
- Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence
- Food Hygiene qualification
- First Aid qualification

Benefits
- Annual bonus scheme
- Company pension scheme
- Staff social events

Please note that due to shift times applicants must ensure that they have means to get to and from work as public transport cannot be relied upon.