Despatch Operative (Days) x 2

Cranswick Country Foods Norfolk
IP25 6LW, Thetford
£9.52 - £10.02 per hour (depending on experience)
Closing date
16 Oct 2020
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Despatch Operative (Days) x 2 - Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6LW

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our fast pace Despatch department, day shift, working 4 on/4 off shift pattern.

Job requirements of Despatch Operative:

  • Clearing products from production lines and placing into the stock area in the correct date order
  • Picking orders in correct date order to ensure stock rotation is correct
  • Keep up to date with changes to products and their packaging to enable efficient order picking
  • Carry out the day to day manual handling that is required

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative
  • Be able to work additional hours as overtime may be required
  • Ideally have experience of working within Despatch/warehouse environment
  • Have a good level of both written and verbal English

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary - £9.52 - £10.02 per hour (depending on experience)
  • Attendance bonus after 1 years’ service
  • Overtime – time and a third after basic hours
  • Pension – currently 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions
  • Discounted sharescheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Enhanced holiday after 5 years’ service
  • Potential opportunities to learn new skills, e.g. forklift driving

Closing Date: 16th October 2020 (please note that should we receive significant interest; this closing date may be brought forward)

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.


Our people are at the heart of our business. From the farm to the factory to the retail shelf, we are all dedicated to one purpose; feeding the nation with authentically made, sustainably produced food, created with passion.

We were founded on expertise but, more than anything, we are a company of entrepreneurs. Cranswick stands for determination and ambition, seeking out the next opportunity, encouraging a culture that allows great, commercially focused ideas to flourish.

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