Despatch Operative

Job Reference : SET-SBX-02638
Location : Stevenage Bakery
Closing Date : 28/09/2018
Jobs Start Date : 15/10/2018
Salary : £19,619-£22,562
Department : Not Specified
Employer : Allied Bakeries
Hours Per week : 40-46


• To ensure accurate picking, assembly and loading of products to the right vehicle.
• To minimise damage to product, removing and replacing any products with visual damage to ensure customer receives quality product.
• To maintain daily stock rotation.
• To alert the Line Manager of any shortages or issues affecting customer orders.
• To meet, contribute and accurately record the Key Performance Indicator’s associated with Despatch.
• To work individually and as part of a team to meet distribution deadlines.
• To maintain a clean and a safe environment adhering to “Clean As You Go” Policy, meeting the agreed standards in hygiene and housekeeping.
• As required, to ensure the efficient and safe use of Fork Lift Trucks and other MHE (Manual Handling Equipment), adhering to internal procedures for maintenance and use.
• Identify areas that have a potential associated risk to food safety and raise and action accordingly.
• Reporting of defects or potential hazards to immediate Supervisor / Manager in a prompt and timely manner
• To report faults to immediate supervisor, Use of the EAM system where applicable.
• Follow instruction, training, procedures and guidelines set out by site / department.
• Identity ideas for improvements through despatch, quality of product or cost.

Qualifications and experience

• Previous experience of working in a warehouse environment is desirable.
• To hold a current Fork Lift Truck licence is desired.
• Numerate and Literate.
• Basic Food & Hygiene Awareness.
• Attention to Detail.
• Drive for results.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Team Focus.
• Enthusiasm and determination to meet required standards.
• Flexible approach to working.

Hours and Terms and Conditions

The standard weekly contract will be 40 hours per week however there will be the requirement to flex your hours three times per week to a 46 hour contract to meet the needs of the business.  A minimum of four hours’ notice will be given of requirement.