Hovis UK

Bulk Despatch Operator

Hovis UK
Avonmouth, City of Bristol
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Bulk Despatch Operator

Location:  Based in Avonmouth

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Despatch Manager

Hovis Limited is a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business currently operated by The Gores Group as part of a stand-alone joint venture. The Company was created in April 2014 to help release new investment to upgrade its operational infrastructure and reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its rich heritage. Nish Kankiwala our new CEO brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience from previous roles with Unilever, Pepsico and Burger King.  

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis we're looking for a number of Dispatch Operators at our aite in Avonmouth to carry out duties and instructions so that all products requiring to be dispatched are in the correct quantities, the correct quality, and assembled and loaded to the deadlines and standards that are required by our customers.

We are looking for the following candidates:-

  • To operate MHE to carry out tasks within the despatch operation. Ensuring compliance with daily checks on MHE.
  • Take finished goods off the take-off point from manufacturing and zone into relevant area for despatch.
  • Pick and load inter-company orders using MHE.
  • Pick and load orders for the Ndc
  • Ensure all vehicles/trailers are internally clean and fit for use before loading
  • Ensure 100% compliance with company delivery procedures
  • Operate the Track & Trace System within the despatch area
  • Removing and replacing of any damaged products from baskets, and ensuring any gaps where the slicers have misplaced bread are filled.
  • Ensure full compliance to Health & Safety Regulations
  • Ensure full compliance to the company's "clean as you go" policy

Desired Skills and Experience

  • FLT Licence would be advantageous, although full training will be given
  • Basic numeracy and literacy essential to the job
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work load in a systematic manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A good sense of the importance of good customer service
  • The ability to operate and understand the Track & Trace system


Applicants must have the right to work in the UK


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