Exciting Opportunity for Production Operator’s

Albert Bartlett is a progressive British family brand, established in 1948 and dedicated to providing quality potatoes for delicious meals.

Our Values are what drive us to be the very best at what we do:

Family Heritage; Honest; Potato experts; Progressive

We want Albert Bartlett to be a world famous household brand, renowned for quality and expertise in own label and branded potatoes and potato products. We aim to be an innovative and improving company that exceeds our customers’ expectations while operating in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way. The business prides itself on a strong-family feel environment.

Due to continued growth we are currently recruiting Wash Plant Operators for our Fresh Processing Potato Plant.

Job Description

Our Wash Plant Operators ensure all start up procedures are carried out correctly, this includes making sure there is adequate water in barrels to wash the produce, that all barrel doors are closed before start up, that barrel running is carried out efficiently using two-way radios to maintain communication with production at all times.

In addition, they will also ensure a high level of cleanliness within the Wash Plant, including ensuring there are no loose potatoes on the floor, using cleaning equipment to sweep up loose debris, as well as using power washers to wash down machinery.

This role also involves the use of handheld scanners for scanning labels, as well as any other duties as requested by Team Leader or Senior Management.

Hours of work: 37.5 per week

Dayshift: Monday – Friday 0830 – 1630 + every third Saturday 0830 to job finish (depending on customer orders)

Rate: 8.72 per hour

Backshift: Sunday 0900 – 1700, Monday – Thursday 1700 – 0100 + every 3rd Saturday 8.30 to job finish (depending on customer orders)

Rate: 8.72 per hour + 50p per hour shift allowance

Company Benefits

Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • NEST Pension Scheme
  • Annual Leave – 31 days (including bank hols)
  • Serviced Canteen
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Free parking
  • Ride to Work Scheme

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, keen to learn, a team player, have an ability to pay attention to detail, and have a strong sense of good customer service. Previous experience working in a Wash Plant Environment/Industrial Cleaning/Using Handheld Scanners/Two-way Radios will add weight to your application, however full training will be given.

For this role we require the successful candidates to:

  • Literate, Numerate
  • Able to take direction and work as part of a team
  • Able to communicate well with all levels of staff
  • Team player, flexible
  • Hardworking
  • Willingness to learn new tasks


If you meet the criteria above, then please send your CV, plus your availability to our HR team, by clicking here.