Despatch Operative

  • Job Reference: 00000633-1
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Avara Foods
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics, Warehouse
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK’s largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation. 

We have a range of permanent and temporary 4, 8 or 12 week fixed term contracts available now. We are recruiting for a range of shifts including days, nights & weekends across a range of departments.  

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us. 
Join us as a Production Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life. 

Purpose of the role

As a Despatch Operative the main purpose of the role is working as part of a large team to help maintain an excellent service to our customers by picking and loading product to be despatched to in a safe efficient manner. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Picking of stock

  • Scanning and allocating of products

  • Loading and unloading stock

  • Stock taking

  • Palletising

  • Operating Fork Lift Truck

What we are looking for:

  • You will be a team player with good communication skills and have a good understanding of food hygiene and health and safety procedures

  • As this role is working within our food production hall you must be able to work in a chilled environment

  • someone with an active FLT licence 

Working hours are 4 on 4 off Days & Nights.

A little bit about us

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. As a Despatch Operative you can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

  • 28 Days Holiday

  • Generous Pension

  • Life Insurance

  • Various life style benefits

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.