Job Description

Escape Recruitment are looking for a Warehouse & Packing Operative, with FLT Counterbalance licence to join our client, an ambitious and rapidly growing food production company based in Leith.

Job Title: Warehouse & Packing Operative

Job Type: Temp to Perm Opportunity

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday only

Shifts are: Day 06:00-14:00, Back 14:00-22:00 and Night 22:00-06:00 (1 in 5) on a weekly rotating basis

Salary: £29,000 plus excellent company benefits/pension when transferred to permanent employment.


  • Rotation of duties for variety within the role and strong team working
  • Seek to outperform the set targets and strive for continuous improvement
  • Safe operation of the automated packing machines
  • Work safely by adhering to all H&S legislations and ensuring complete food safety
  • Ensure correct document control and record keeping
  • Report all plant faults to ensure efficient maintenance of all plant within the packing and warehouse environment
  • Undertake any necessary training in order to fulfil job requirements
  • All staff are expected to exhibit a flexible approach to working and the performance of supervisory tasks may be required for the wellbeing and advancement of the business

Key Skills:

  • To be capable of lifting 12-25kg on a regular basis
  • To be able to sustain periods of up to 4 hours standing
  • Committed team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Drive to learn and a motivation to succeed
  • Previous experience in running high speed food packaging lines will be advantageous


  • Food industry and/or warehousing experience
  • Valid Forklift Truck Licence (Counter Balance) and work experience
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills are required

Contact for more information and send your CV to be considered for the role!