Overview

We’re looking for Part/Full Time Production Assistants (& Machine Operators) to help support our management team on the weekly production and packing of our healthy plant-based meal kits. The role would suit someone looking to join a fun and healthy Vegan company as a new Career path, or someone with a positive attitude that’s looking for a fairly stress free daytime job!

Since we launched in 2020 we’ve served up over 200,000 meals, been featured on BBC 1’s Dragons’ Den and we’re now the highest rated meal kit company in the UK.

We’ve seen significant growth in the last year and are now looking for hungry and ambitious people to join us at this exciting time in our journey.

YOUR ROLE

We’re looking for initiative taking packers/operators to help on our weekly packing operations as we continue to grow rapidly in 2024.

As a Planthood worker, you will be proactive, accurate and organised with your work. You’ll be responsible for helping our team complete the smooth production, packaging and shipment of our weekly meal kits. You must be passionate for ensuring that all customers receive a first-class and memorable Planthood experience at home.

This role will involve a lot of heavy lifting and working in a small team so please be aware of this before applying.

You will also be trained on our food packing/depositing machines and will be working from time to time on these. This will involve being able to work well independently and as part of team.

Pay: £12 per hour starting.

Part time and full time roles available.

Hours:

All shifts below are available. We are open to part/full time however Wednesday and Thursday would be compulsary shifts. These shifts would often involve a fair bit of heavy lifting so please bare that in mind before applying.

MONDAY 8:30-18:00

TUESDAY 8:30-18:00

WEDNESDAY 08:30-18:00/12:00-22:00

THURSDAY 08:30-18:00/12:00-22:00

FRIDAY 8:30-18:00

SATURDAY 7:30-12:30

Start date:

Asap though flexible for the right candidate.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Picking items for shipment, maintaining a consistently high accuracy rate
  • Supporting Depositing/portioning team with carrying/lifting tasks often transporting items of up to 20kg around the unit. Being able to work proactively to keep the production flowing and stocked up will be vitally important for this position.
  • Packaging items for collection, ensuring that each parcel leaves the building perfectly presented and securely parcelled.
  • Working to improve processes at Planthood, striving to make efficiency savings where possible EXPERIENCE
  • You don’t need food experience but should be able to demonstrate experience working in a fast-paced environment with strong accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Depositing/Sealing our fresh chef made sauces/dressings in the Kitchen.
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic and with extremely high attention to detail
  • Solutions-mindset and adaptable to the many demands of a fast-paced food startup
  • Excellent oral and written English

ABOUT YOU

We’re looking for someone with a positive, can-do attitude who can help solve problems and drive our team and business forward. You should have some experience in a kitchen, production or warehouse environment, but most of all we are looking for someone with a great mindset and attitude who is keen to learn and grow within an exciting business.

Perks

  • Free Lunch everyday. Our fantastic & friendly chefs cook up a storm everyday to make sure our entire team is well fed.
  • Free food! Save money on your weekly shop. Whenever we have meal kits leftover we offer them out to our staff. You’ll have the option to try any ones you please at home and we’ll value your honest feedback on them.
  • Free & fun staff nights out. Christmas parties. Friday Pub drinks. Bowling. Climbing/Bouldering… We like to go out as a team and reward our employees for their hard work. We’re always open to ideas for team outings.
  • Employee of the Month – Every month you have the chance to win a great prize for your hard work. We give a £100 giftcard voucher to our most beloved team member of the month.
  • Career Progression – We’re a new and emerging company in the Food Delivery/Meal Kit industry. There will be plenty of opportunities for those who are interested in progressing with us on our exciting journey!

About Planthood

Planthood is a vegan meal kit subscription service, delivering UK wide. We offer customers a weekly changing menu of restaurant-quality meal kits, which take just 15 minutes to finish at home. Our goal is to make plant-based eating so delicious and effortless that it becomes a new way of life.

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