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Packing Line Operator

Job Title: Packing Line Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basildon
Start Date: January 2020
Reference: 667838
Job Published: December 18, 2019 10:37

Job Description

Do you have experience of working on a Production or Packing line? Are you looking for a new challenge? If so, then we are on the search for a Packing Operator to join us at our Basildon facility!

As Packing Operator, you’ll be working on packaging machines to meet agreed plans; producing products to production standards through controlling the automated equipment, precise adherence to the Visual Standards Operating Procedure’s and continuous feedback to the specialist and engineers to maximise outputs.


Costa Coffee is all about the people and the passion for coffee so of course, we have a state of the art and biggest roasting facility in the UK. We invested over £38 million to ensure the facility in Basildon supports the growth ambitions. We believe in great coffee for everyone… and we mean everyone! We want to become the world’s most loved coffee brand. We encourage trust and empower our people to feel supported and make their own decisions. And we love a can-do attitude, boldness and the courage to create positive change.


Who we’re looking for

You’ll have worked in a similar production or food preparation environment. You know how to use packing equipment and have basic electrical or mechanical knowledge. You’re an excellent communicator, both spoken and written.  Most importantly, you’re a team player and are willing to learn new skills! You’ll also know the basics of the following -

PC literate and basic Knowledge of XL, Word & Email.
Food hygiene
Safety understanding
Fire evacuation procedures
Packaging machinery and relevant software/hardware

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work closely with your colleagues, especially the Master Roasters.  You’ll follow a production plan/schedule, working to targets to meet those production plans. You’ll operate machinery through the control of the automated equipment.  You’ll adhere to Visual Standards Operating Procedure’s, ensuring finished products are produced to the required standards first time. You’ll work to H&S standards and Food Safety Standards.  You’ll always keep your work area clean and organised working to 5s standards.


What we want to give you

Join the Costa Pension Scheme
BUPA Healthcare
25% discount off Costa Coffee – but free when you’re working of course!
Incentives, bonus, development and career opportunities

Working for Costa is about knowing what we stand for, standing out from the crowd, and not taking ourselves too seriously.

#nowisthemoment to apply.


Job ref:

18 Dec 2019

Applications close:
17 Jan 2020