Greencore Group

Despatch Operative

England, Bristol
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Information

Greencore Group plc is a leading convenience food business with an annual turnover in excess of £1.2 billion.

Operating 15 high-quality convenience food manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom and a further 7 in the United States, we employ more than 11,000 people providing a wide range of chilled, frozen and ambient foods to major retail and food service customers in the UK, the US and Ireland.

Greencore Prepared Meals is a major manufacturer of chilled prepared meals, chilled pasta sauces and soups as well as meat spreads and a leading producer of quiche. It has five well-invested facilities in Kiveton, Warrington, Wisbech, Consett and Bristol. The Category consists of two discrete Business Units: Chilled Ready Meals and Soup / Sauce & Bakery.

The Role

Reporting to the Warehouse Section Leader, as a Despatch Operative you will be responsible for assembling the daily orders in line with customer requirements accurately and in a timely manner.

Key Accountabilities

  • Actively promote a safe working environment for all staff. Health & Safety is a key responsibility for all personnel on site.
  • Ensure customer orders are accurately picked
  • Use of scanning guns.
  • Accurately book in FG stock to the warehouse system.
  • Allocate stock to designated areas within the warehouse.
  • Assist in daily stock counts of the warehouse to maintain stock integrity.
  • Load outbound vehicles with minimum delay using mechanical handling equipment.
  • Strict GMP adherence.

Skills & Experience

  • Commitment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective Planning and Organising


2 days 06:00 - 18:00, 2 nights 18:00 - 06:00 (4 on 4 off)