Job Description

Packing Operative- South Dublin

Ref No: SF17303

Co. Dublin, Ireland

Competitive salary

Packing Operative- South Dublin (Tallaght)

About the position

A large Food packing company base in Tallaght that have contracts in healthcare, hospitality and travel is currently recruiting for packing operatives to work solely in their packing line area of production.

The role is week to week and based on a roster, candidates would be expected to work a minimum of 30 hours up to 40 hrs per week with every Thursday & Sunday off. This position would suit a candidate that has previous experience in food processing & manufacturing either in production or packing areas, would also suit a candidate that has worked in a fast paced production or packing facility or that has warehouse operations experience.

The client is looking for candidates with:

  • Previous experience in Packing of fresh and ready-made produce
  • Food Hygiene training for previous employment
  • Valid manual handling certification

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assemble, line, and pad cartons/containers using hand tools
  • Examine and inspect containers / materials & products to ensure all packing specifications are met
  • Mark & label container tags or products using marking tools
  • Obtain, move and sort products, materials / containers & orders using hand tools
  • Place or pour products or materials into containers using hand tools and equipment
  • Fill containers using sprouts or chutes
  • Remover completed or defective products/materials to specified areas
  • Seal containers using appropriate tools
  • Clean & maintain work areas
  • Load materials / products / onto processing equipment
  • Measure weigh and count products & materials
  • Additional tasks as required


  • Fluency in the English language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people skills


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