General Operator-Permanent Role

Job Description

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Job Description


PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world’s most loved food and drink products. Here at our Leicester Walkers site we specialise in everyday favourites such as Cheese and Onion, Ready Salted favourites, Salt ‘&’ Shake, Wotsits and Chipsticks.

We have a great reputation for developing and launching products that our customers and consumers love.
Whilst working for us as a General Operator you will be complete a formal accredited training programme where you will gain a Level 2 Diploma in Food and Drink Operations?

To be qualified for a government funded apprenticeship program, you need to have lived in the UK or a EEA country continuously for the last 3 years:

"52.8.1. a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), or have the right of abode in the UK, and have been ordinarily resident in the EEA (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), for at least the previous three years on the first day of learning"

Our General Operatives (GO) are a huge part of our operation and work across every area of the plant undertaking a variety of crucial tasks to maintain our high standards whilst working a fully rotational day and night shift.


· Your pay rate will start at £11.35 per hour
· Your pay will increase subject to successful completion of the training programme (approximately within 12-15 months)
· Competitive Holiday and Pension Scheme

In addition you will have access to flexible benefits and cycle to work scheme.

· Subsidised canteen
· Staff discount shop
· Access to staff gym

Previous experience is not required!

Do you want to earn a packet, working in the biggest crisp factory in the world? If so then we would love to hear from you!



PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with the Equality Act 2010, we value diversity at our company; it is an essential part of our success. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital/civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including; colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.