Job details

Despatch Team Member, Backshift
Glasgow Bakery

Job reference: SCO-GBX-02735

Location: Glasgow Bakery

Closing date: 31/07/2018

Job start date: 01/08/2018

Salary: 21,494.70

Employment type: Permanent

Department: AB GLASGOW

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 40

Job Overview

To provide a professional and efficient Logistics service to ensure correct loading, picking and despatching of daily sales orders to meet all customer requirements on time and in full. You will be required to perform these duties whilst minimising costs, providing excellent customer service, adhering to the Allied Bakeries Site Standards and helping to drive forward the Safety First message.


  • 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 Co-ordinator or Front Line Managers.
  • 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

  • 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
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Team Focus
  • Enthusiasm and determination to meet required standards
  • Flexible approach


The closing date for this job has now passed.