Waitrose Jobs near Me – Estate Mushrooms Producer

Website Waitrose & Partners

Job Description:

Leckford Estate has 16 growing rooms specifically created for mushroom crop production. We produce the finest quality Chestnut mushrooms from the Estate, including pre-packed products and loose products. Mushrooms are harvested at different times of maturity producing different product lines.Our crop consists of five lines in total: Chestnut Cups, Portabellini, Portabella, South of England and 2kg loose Chestnut Cups. In order to achieve the finest mushrooms, each room maintains a 16-18-degree temperature.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Picking rate
  • Keeping picking area free of debris
  • Cleaning and stripping the beds
  • Correct selection of mushrooms from the growing bed
  • Correct handling of mushrooms
  • Correct trimming of the stalk
  • Quality grading
  • Product presentation
  • Correct punnet/tray weights

Job Requirements:

  • Basic food hygiene certificate
  • Working unsupervised
  • Safe Operation of Forklifts
  • Evidence of basic English literacy skills.
  • Working as part of a small team.
  • Experience of manual work (lifting).
  • Working in a farm or food processing environment.

Job Details:

Company: Waitrose & Partners

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Leckford, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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