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Production Operative

Riverford Organic Farmers


Join the heart of Riverford's vibrant team as a Production Operative and pack the freshness of organic produce


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Wash Barn

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary:
Embark on a fulfilling career with Riverford, a leading employee-owned organic farm passionate about sustainable farming and community. At Riverford, every team member is a co-owner, contributing to the company's success and enjoying a share of the rewards. Dive into an inclusive environment where you can grow professionally, savor unlimited free organic fruits and veggies, and take pride in working beyond the conventional veg box model to support a healthier planet.

  • Role Summary:
    • Assemble visually appealing organic veg boxes with care and precision.
    • Work in a chilled environment focusing on speed and accuracy.
    • Handle repacking, pallet building, and maintaining pick line efficiency.
    • Contribute to grading and packing produce as well as recycling efforts.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Commitment to Riverford's values and customer satisfaction.
    • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a team setting.
    • Adaptability to perform various tasks within the production process.

Production Operative - AM shift

3 Month Secondment

  • Location: Wash Barn, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0JU
  • Contract: Permanent, 39 hours per week - Sunday 07.30am – 14.30pm Monday – Thursday 06.30am – 14.30pm
  • Salary: £12.55 per hour

Work with us at Riverford and join a thriving employee-owned business

Your Role: 

  • As a crucial member of our production team, you'll take pride in assembling visually appealing and delicious veg  boxes for our customers. This role involves selecting, and packaging top-quality organic produce. You’ll be situated in our customer-focused pick line within a chilled environment, requiring speed and precision to fulfill each customer's unique order.
  • Handle items with care, ensuring accurate packing according to customer orders, participate in repacking and pallet building, and maintain the smooth operation of the pick line.
  • Your role may also involve grading and packing produce, recycling packaging materials, and other essential tasks to support our operations

Why Riverford?

  • Be a Key Player: Immerse yourself in a welcoming, team-oriented environment within our production department.
  • Growth with Riverford: Embark on a journey of personal and professional development with extensive training opportunities tailored to support your career aspirations.
  • Bucket load of Benefits: Enjoy a wealth of benefits including unlimited access to free organic fruit and vegetables, a annual bonus as a co-owner, discounts on our veg boxes, and more. Plus, enjoy our heavily subsidised, organic meals prepared onsite

Beyond the Veg Box: At Riverford, our passion for organic vegetables is unmatched. We’re not just about delivering veg boxes; we're dedicated to sustainable farming and community building. As a part of our team, you become a co-owner of Riverford, sharing in our successes and contributing to a mission that goes beyond profit. We aim to make Riverford a fulfilling place to work, where our co-owners feel valued and proud. Join us in making a difference, one veg box at a time.


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