Job details

Despatch Operative
Cardiff Bakery

Job reference: WAL-CBX-003747

Location: Cardiff Bakery

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Job start date: Not specified

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: AB CARDIFF

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: Flexible

We have full and part time vacancies for Despatch Operatives at our Cardiff depot on either a temporary or permanent basis. 

As a Despatch Operative, your role is to ensure accurate 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 minimizing costs, providing excellent customer service, adhering to the Allied Bakeries Site Standards and helping to drive forward the Safety First message.

Key Accountabilities​​​​​​​

  • 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 ensuring customer receives a quality product.
  • To maintain daily stock rotation.
  • To operate within work instructions, risk assessments (RA), Safe systems of work (SSOW) and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP’s)
  • To alert the Line Manager of any shortages or issues affecting customer orders.
  • To meet, contribute and accurately record the Key Performance Indicator’s as required
  • 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.
  • 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.

Experience preferred but not essential as full training will be given.


The closing date for this job has now passed.