Location
Wickford
Department
Warehouse
Advertising Salary
18,532.00

About The Role

Laundry Operative- Wickford

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team on a Full Time and Permanent basis as a Laundry Operative situated at our Wickford Operations Centre working with our Besafe Division which is part of the phs Group – the leading Hygiene Services provider in the UK.

We need that special someone with experience in either production, manufacturing or with commercial laundry experience to assist the depot with the day-to-day running of the laundry, ensuring that all our Besafe products are washed to a high standard and in accordance with phs Group company procedures. We hope that person is you.

A day in the life of a Laundry Operative with phs will involve:

  • Ensuring all items are segregated into the correct wash categories, ensuring all wash loads are weighed prior to loading;
  • Loading and unloading items into washing machines (upto 20kg), ensuring correct weights are loaded and relevant programs are selected.
  • Ensuring all wash production records are updated accordingly;
  • Unloading tumble dryers into the designated clean containers, ensuring all items are clean and dry before moving to the inspection area and inspecting items for damage at every stage of the washing/drying process;
  • Following inspection, out-scan all items and pack into clear or hamper bags, as per customer requirements;
  • Maintain all laundry equipment on a regular basis in accordance with the maintenance schedule as set by your Supervisor/Manager.

The ideal candidate for a Laundry Operative with phs will have:

  • Understanding of laundry systems, machinery and processes
  • A methodical and logical way of working
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, with individuals and groups, both orally and in writing
  • An ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Creative approach to problem solving

 In return for your commitment and expertise, you will get:

  • A salary of £18532 (Based on a 40-hour working week Monday to Friday)
  • No scheduled weekend working.
  • 13 paydays per year (Every 4 weeks)
  • Regular overtime opportunities.
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
  • Discounts with retailers including o2.
  • A 24-hour wellbeing helpline
  • Pension
  • 31 days inclusive of bank/public holidays. We do not work on Christmas Day.

Phs Group was founded in 1963 and we are the leading provider for Hygiene Services in the UK, Spain and Ireland with over 120,000 customers across 300,000 locations.

Our businesses include: Washrooms, Healthcare, and Floorcare, Hygiene Services, Phs Direct and Direct 365 (sale of hygiene consumables), phs Greenleaf (indoor and outdoor plants, phs Teacrate, phs Besafe (workwear and laundry), phs Wastekit (baling and compacting waste) and phs Compliance.

At phs, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. 

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